Saints free-agent acquisition Jairus Byrd underwent back surgery last week and is not participating in OTAs, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Coach Sean Payton said he expects Byrd, a ball-hawking safety, to be ready for training camp.
Saints deep threat Joe Morgan has been very limited in OTAs as he continues his recovery from last year's ACL tear. He's wearing a sleeve on his left knee and running routes on the side of practice, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
It's unlikely that Giants linebacker Jon Beason will be ready to play Week 1 at Detroit, reports ESPN.com. Beason suffered a ligament tear and a small fracture to the sesamoid in his right foot 10 days ago, but the injury won't require surgery.