NFC South Standings

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3-3-0 7-10-0
1-5-0 2-15-0

Top Chase Hansen News

  • Saints' Chase Hansen: Activated from injured reserve

    The Saints activated Hansen (knee) from injured reserve Saturday.

    Hansen missed five games while on injured reserve will a knee injury, but he'll presumably return to game action Sunday against the Falcons. He's played exclusively on special teams this season, so his return shouldn't impact New Orleans defense.

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  • Saints' Chase Hansen: Designated to return Wednesday

    Hansen (knee) was designated to return from the Saints' injured reserve Wednesday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

    Hansen will now have a 21-day window to return to practice before he needs to be activated to the 53-man roster. Otherwise, he'll revert to IR for the remainder of the season. Hansen logged four tackles as a core special-teamer over the first eight games of the season, and his next chance to play will come Sunday versus Atlanta.

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  • Saints' Chase Hansen: Shifts to IR

    Hansen (knee) was placed on injured reserve Monday, Luke Johnson of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

    Hansen (knee) will now be forced to miss at least the next four games following Monday's transaction. The 29-year-old has primarily served as a special-teams contributor thus far in 2022, so his absence likely won't alter the Saints' defensive game plan in coming weeks.

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  • Saints' Chase Hansen: Won't play Monday

    Hansen (knee) has been ruled out for Monday's matchup against Baltimore.

    Hansen didn't practice Friday and Saturday after being limited Thursday due to a knee injury. His next chance to suit up will come in Week 10 against Pittsburgh.

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  • Chase Hansen: Back from practice squad COVID list

    Hansen was activated off of the Saints' practice squad COVID list Thursday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

    The 28-year-old was placed on the COVID list Friday and has made a relatively quick return. Hansen has made one tackle while appearing in three games this season with the Saints.

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  • Chase Hansen: Lands on COVID list

    Hansen (undisclosed) was placed on the Saints' practice squad COVID-19 list Friday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

    Hansen has appeared in three games for the Saints this season, mostly contributing on special teams. He'll hope to clear protocols quickly so he can be ready if needed again.

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  • Chase Hansen: Gets cut Tuesday

    Hansen was cut by the Saints on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    Hansen was activated from IR on Monday after dealing with a groin injury. The 28-year-old Utah product has just two games of NFL experience and was more likely to contribute on special teams than on defense. He'll now try to catch on elsewhere if he can prove he is healthy.

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  • Saints' Chase Hansen: Activated off IR

    The Saints have activated Hansen (groin) from their injured reserve, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    Hansen was designated to return from IR on Oct. 21, so he was nearing the end of his 21-day window to be activated. He will presumably slot in as the Saints' No. 2 middle linebacker.

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  • Saints' Chase Hansen: Designated to return

    Hansen (groin) was designated to return from injured reserve by the Saints on Thursday, John DeShazier of the Saints' official site reports.

    The team now has 21 days to either activate or return the 28-year-old to IR. If activated, he'll slot in as the Saints' second option at middle linebacker behind starter Demario Davis.

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  • Saints' Chase Hansen: Heads to IR

    Hansen (groin) was placed on injured reserve by the Saints on Saturday, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.

    Hansen will miss at least three weeks as he tends to a groin injury. The 28-year-old has just two games of NFL experience, so his absence will mainly affect special teams.

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  • Saints' Chase Hansen: Not playing Week 2

    Hansen (groin) has been ruled out for Sunday's matchup with the Panthers.

    After practicing in limited fashion Wednesday, Hansen was a non-participant the rest of the week. With Pete Werner (hamstring) also sidelined, Andrew Dowell is looking like the lone depth available at linebacker.

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  • Chase Hansen: Cut loose by Saints

    Hansen was waived by the Saints on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of The Houston Chronicle reports.

    Hansen spent the majority of the season on the Saints' reserve/injured list but was designated to return at the end of October. However, the team has now decided to part ways with the undrafted free agent. He played in one contest for the Saints, logging 13 snaps on special teams.

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  • Saints' Chase Hansen: Set to return from IR

    The Saints designated Hansen (hip) to return from injured reserve Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    An undrafted rookie in 2019, Hansen made his NFL debut Week 1 of this season but suffered a hip injury and hasn't played since. He'll return to practice this week in hopes of playing this Sunday against the Bears, but the Saints have 21 days to evaluate his health before activating him from IR.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 222 lbs
Birthplace: Provo, UT
Age: 30
School: Utah
Experience: 4