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New Orleans Saints (3-2)


Sun. 10/3 Sun. 10/10 Mon. 10/25 Sun. 10/31 Sun. 11/7
vs. NYG
L 21-27
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@ Was
W 33-22
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@ Sea
5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 PM MST6:15 PM CST7:15 PM EST6:15 PM CT4:15 UAE (+1)20:15 ET23:15
vs. TB
1:25 PM PT2:25 PM MT3:25 PM CT4:25 PM ET20:25 GMT4:25 1:25 PM MST2:25 PM CST3:25 PM EST2:25 PM CT0:25 UAE (+1)16:25 ET19:25
vs. Atl
10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 AM MST12:00 PM CST1:00 PM EST12:00 PM CT22:00 UAE13:00 ET17:00

Saints' week off comes as slew of key players near return

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Beyond the New Orleans Saints' quarterback transition from Drew Brees to Jameis Winston, and the club's month-long displacement by Hurricane Ida, there has been the challenge of having half-dozen or more prominent players unavailable because of injury or suspension.

The Saints (3-2) still managed to take a winning record into this week's bye, and are hoping to welcome a handful of players back to action when they return to the field.

Those missing entirely during the first five games included two-time All-Pro receiver Michael Thomas (ankle surgery), starting wideout Tre'Quan Smith (hamstring), starting defensive tackle David Onyemata (suspension), tight end Nick Vanett and kicker Wil Lutz.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
Tampa Bay 510.833
New Orleans 320.600
Carolina 330.500
Atlanta 230.400
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: J. Winston892
Pass TDs: J. Winston12
Rush Yds: A. Kamara368
Rush TDs: T. Hill3
Rec Yds: D. Harris236
Rec TDs: M. Callaway3
Int: P. Adebo2
Sacks: T. Kpassagnon2.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 1476 (31)
Passing Yards: 904 (31)
Rushing Yards: 629 (19)
Points per game: 25.4 (10)
Yards per game: 295.2 (28)
Touchdowns: 17 (13)
Field Goals: 1 (32)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 1770 (4)
Passing Yards: 1426 (11)
Rushing Yards: 395 (2)
Points per game: 18.2 (2)
Yards per game: 354.0 (15)
Touchdowns: 9 (1)
Field Goals: 10 (20)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/19 L. Miller pract. squad add
10/19 F. Lamp pract. squad add
10/19 L. Williams pract. squad add
10/12 B. Johnson active/prac. squad
10/12 C. Parkey cut
10/12 B. Poole cut
10/12 D. Trufant cut
10/12 C. Ringo signed
10/12 D. Kelly II pract. squad del
10/12 W. McManis pract. squad del
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/10 E. McCoy calf (Out)
10/10 T. Armstead elbow (Out)
10/6 T. Jones Jr. right ankle sprain (IR)
10/3 E. McCoy calf (Out)
10/3 T. Armstead elbow (Out)
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