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Saints' Garrett Griffin: No catches against Atlanta
Griffin was not targeted with a pass during Sunday's 27-25 loss to the Falcons.
After catching three passes last week, Griffin returned to blocking duties for the vast majority of the game.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Catches three passes
Griffin caught three of three targets for 30 yards during Sunday's 36-27 win over Tampa Bay.
Griffin hadn't even been targeted with a pass all season before catching three of them Sunday. However, it's possible the Air Force product could go the rest of the season without matching this production.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: No role in passing game
Griffin logged 17 offensive snaps during Sunday's 38-3 win over the Packers.
Griffin was in the starting lineup next to No. 1 tight end Adam Trautman, but Juwan Johnson was ultimately used much more as a receiver. Meanwhile, Griffin logged nearly half of the available snaps on special teams. Barring an injury to Trautman or Johnson, it seems unlikely Griffin will ever play a significant role in the passing game.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Secures roster spot
Griffin has secured a roster spot at tight end, Mike Triplett of ESPN reports.
Griffin and Juwan Johnson will stick around as depth while Adam Trautman (ankle) and Nick Vannett (knee) work their way back from minor injuries.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Will return to practice
Griffin (undisclosed) is expected to return to the Saints' practice field Thursday, Amie Just of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Griffin sat out of Monday's exhibition game against the Jaguars due to an undisclosed injury. His quick return to practice is a positive, as he is competing for a depth tight end role with the team. The 27-year-old has primarily been a practice squad player for New Orleans during his four-year career.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Out of action Monday
Griffin (undisclosed) won't play in Monday's preseason game against the Jaguars, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.
Griffin apparently got "banged up" in the Saints' last practice. He's in a battle for a roster spot as a depth tight end, so Griffin can ill afford to miss significant time due to this injury.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Agrees to future contract
Griffin signed a reserve/future contract with the Saints on Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Griffin made his first NFL appearance since 2017 when he was called up for four games this year. The Air Force product totaled 91 targetless snaps on offense in that stretch. The 26-year-old will aim to secure a depth role in 2021.... See More ... See Less
Garrett Griffin: Goes back to practice squad
Griffin reverted to the Saints' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Griffin played 32 of 64 snaps on offense but wasn't targeted. The 26-year-old tight end could be called up again for Sunday's wild-card playoff game against the Bears if Josh Hill (hand) remains unavailable.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Promoted to 53-man roster
Griffin was elevated to the Saints' active roster Saturday.
Griffin is slated to fill in as the No. 3 tight end behind Jared Cook and Adam Trautman on Sunday against the Panthers, as Josh Hill has already been ruled out due to a hand injury.... See More ... See Less
Garrett Griffin: Lands on practice squad
Griffin cleared waivers Tuesday and signed with the Saints' practice squad, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.
The Saints will move forward with Jared Cook as the clear No. 1 tight end, while Adam Trautman and Josh Hill rotate in. Griffin will serve on the Saints' scout team for the time being.... See More ... See Less
Garrett Griffin: Waived by New Orleans
Griffin has been waived by the Saints.
Griffin hasn't been a factor in the Saints' offense this season, as Jared Cook, Adam Trautman and Josh Hill continue to lead the way at the team's tight end position.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Signs to active roster
The Saints signed Griffin to the 53-man roster Saturday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
With Josh Hill (concussion) ruled out for Sunday's game against the Falcons and Taysom Hill expected to start under center, Griffin will provide the Saints flexibility at tight end. He's played in two games with the team this year, receiving no targets over 40 snaps on offense, and he'll slot in as the No. 3 tight end behind Jared Cook and Adam Trautman.... See More ... See Less
Garrett Griffin: Returns to practice squad
Griffin reverted to the Saints' practice squad Tuesday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Griffin was promoted to the active roster as an extra player for Monday's win over the Chargers, and he ended up playing 18 snaps on offense and 18 snaps on special teams. The 26-year-old is without a catch in his two appearances this year.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Promoted from practice squad
Griffin was elevated to the Saints' active roster from the practice squad Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
The 26-year-old was elevated from the practice squad as an extra player last week and will do so again Monday against the Chargers. Griffin wasn't targeted in 22 offensive snaps Week 4, and he could have a similar role against Los Angeles if Jared Cook (groin), who's considered questionable, ends up being unavailable.... See More ... See Less
Garrett Griffin: Shifts back to practice squad
Griffin reverted to the practice squad Monday, according to the NFL transactions page.
Griffin was elevated to the active roster in the absence of Jared Cook (groin) for the team's Week 4 matchup against the Lions. He was on the field for 22 of the team's offensive snaps but failed to record a target. If Cook remains out, Griffin could return to the active roster Week 5 against the Chargers.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Elevates from practice squad
The Saints elevated Griffin to the active roster Saturday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Jared Cook (groin) has been ruled out for Sunday's game versus the Lions, so Griffin will serve as the No. 3 tight end behind Adam Trautman and Josh Hill. He'll likely revert to the practice squad following the game.... See More ... See Less
Garrett Griffin: Couldn't make final roster
Griffin was waived Saturday by the Saints, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.
It was always going to be a tough path for Griffin to earn a roster spot, particularly after the team selected Adam Trautman in the third round. Griffin, who has spent a good deal of time on the team's practice squad, could be in line to do so again to begin 2020.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Tough path to roster spot
Griffin (undisclosed) may have a tough time cracking the Saints' season-opening roster, Larry Holder of The Athletic reports.
Jared Cook remains the starter at tight end and Josh Hill hasn't missed a game since 2016, and New Orleans also added Adam Trautman in the third round of April's draft. Griffin spent last season on injured reserve and hasn't seen game action since 2017.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Garrett Griffin: Placed on IR
Griffin (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Monday, Mike Triplett of ESPN reports.
Griffin ended last season on the Saints' 53-man roster and recorded one reception for four yards in three contests. He also recorded his first NFL touchdown in the NFC Championship Game. He will now look to make a full recovery as his focus shifts to the 2020 season.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-4, 240 lbs|
|Birthplace: Louisburg, KS|
|School: Air Force|