The Saints have knocked their roster down to 53 by waiving a number of players Saturday. Among the offense players let go are center Matt Armstrong, wide receivers Seantavius Jones , Brandon Coleman and Charles Hawkins, tight end Nic Jacobs, guards Jason Weaver and Marcel Jones, tackles Tavon Rooks and Thomas Welch and running backs Greg Jones and Derrick Strozier. The defenders cut loose are cornerbacks Trevin Wade, Terrence Frederick and Derrius Brooks, linebackers Keyunta Dawson and Todd Davis, tackle Lawrence Virgil, safety Pierre Warren. Placekickers Shayne Graham and Derek Dimke are also out.
The Lions worked out receivers Anthony Armstrong, Charles Hawkins and Lavelle Hawkins on Tuesday, reports ProFootballTalk.com. Anthony Armstrong, 30, last played for the Cowboys. LaVelle Hawkins, 27, was cut by the 49ers in the preseason. Charles Hawkins is a 23-year-old rookie from Southern University. Detroit is in the market for a receiver after losing Nate Burleson to a broken arm.
The Cardinals have announced the release of 13 players. They are safeties Jonathon Amaya and Curtis Taylor, guards Senio Kelemete and Chilo Rachal, wide receivers Mike Thomas, Charles Hawkins and Dan Buckner, linebackers Zack Nash and Colin Parker, tight ends Alex Gottlieb and Richard Quinn, center Adam Bice and defensive tackle David Carter. Guard Jonathan Cooper (leg) has been played on season-ending IR.
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