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@ TB
W 24-17
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vs. Det
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vs. Jax
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Saints release guard Evans, 3 others; add 1 player

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The Saints have released four-time All-Pro right guard Jahri Evans, who has started for all 10 seasons since New Orleans drafted him out of Division II Bloomsburg in 2006.

In moves posted on the NFL's transactions list Monday, New Orleans also has released linebackers David Hawthorne and Ramon Humber and receiver Seantavius Jones, while signing veteran free agent defensive back Tony Carter.

The releases of Evans and Hawthorne in particular will save the Saints money by allowing the club to avoid paying upcoming roster bonuses and well as base salaries later in 2016.

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NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
xyz-Carolina 1510.938
Atlanta 880.500
New Orleans 790.438
Tampa Bay 6100.375
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: D. Brees4870
Pass TDs: D. Brees32
Rush Yds: M. Ingram769
Rush TDs: M. Ingram6
Rec Yds: B. Cooks1138
Rec TDs: B. Cooks9
Int: D. Breaux3
Sacks: C. Jordan10.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 6461 (2)
Passing Yards: 5205 (1)
Rushing Yards: 1491 (24)
Points per game: 25.5 (8)
Yards per game: 403.8 (2)
Touchdowns: 48 (5)
Field Goals: 18 (30)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 6615 (31)
Passing Yards: 4755 (31)
Rushing Yards: 2071 (31)
Points per game: 29.8 (32)
Yards per game: 413.4 (31)
Touchdowns: 57 (32)
Field Goals: 22 (7)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/8 S. Jones cut
2/8 J. Evans cut
2/8 D. Hawthorne cut
2/8 R. Humber cut
2/8 T. Carter signed
2/8 J. Tabb Taken off IR leg
2/8 L. Virgil Taken off IR undisclosed
2/8 A. Brown Taken off IR undisclosed
2/8 P. Williams Taken off IR torn hamstring
2/8 V. Sunseri Taken off IR knee
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/3 T. Armstead knee (Questionable)
1/3 M. Colston chest (Out)
1/3 D. Ellerbe hip (Out)
1/3 A. Peat concussion (Out)
1/3 D. Brees foot (Probable)
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