NFC South Standings

Team Conf Overall
8-4-0 13-4-0
7-5-0 9-8-0
4-8-0 7-10-0
3-9-0 5-12-0

Top Payton Turner News

  • Saints' Payton Turner: Placed on IR

    Turner (shoulder) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, Amie Just of The New Orleans Advocate reports.

    The 22-year-old had missed the Saints' last two contests prior to being placed on IR on Thursday. He will now miss at least three weeks before being eligible for activation. In five games this season, Turner has 12 tackles, including a sack.

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  • Saints' Payton Turner: Active Sunday

    Turner (calf) is active Sunday against the Falcons, John Hendrix of reports.

    Turner has missed the Saints' last two games and was a limited participant in practice all week. Now that he's back, he'll look to provide depth on the defensive line.

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  • Saints' Payton Turner: Considered questionable

    Turner (calf) is listed as questionable ahead of Sunday's tilt against the Falcons.

    Turner is looking to return from a two-game absence. He was a limited participant at practice all week and is looking like a true game-time decision. He will be expected to provide depth on the edges should he ultimately get the green light.

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  • Saints' Payton Turner: Set to miss second straight

    Turner (calf) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against Tampa Bay, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

    Turner missed Week 7 and was unable to practice at all during the week. Marcus Davenport saw most of the extra snaps against Seattle and will likely do so again.

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  • Saints' Payton Turner: Ruled out for Week 7

    Turner (calf) has been ruled out for Monday's contest against the Seahawks, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

    After practicing fully Thursday, Turner didn't practice at all Friday or Saturday, so his status for Monday shouldn't be a surprise. In his absence, Jalyn Holmes may see increased snaps in a reserve role behind Tanoh Kpassagnon.

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  • Saints' Payton Turner: Records first sack of career

    Turner logged five tackles (four solo) and one sack during Sunday's 26-7 loss to the Panthers.

    Turner didn't log a snap during the Saints' season opener, but he saw 29 defensive snaps in Week 2 with Marcus Davenport (shoulder) sidelined. The rookie first-round pick was one of the lone bright spots for the Saints' defense Sunday as he recorded his first career sack. He will likely garner similar playing time for the remainder of Davenport's IR stint.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-6, 270 lbs
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Age: 23