The swing tackle ultimately found his way on injured reserve in December after suffering a high ankle sprain, however he appears to be fully recovered from the injury. Ola is expected to provide some depth along the offensive line in his second season with the Saints.
Ola (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate reports.
Ola suffered a high ankle sprain during Sunday's 28-14 win over the Buccaneers, and has ultimately been placed on season-ending injured reserve. Derek Newton takes Ola's spot on the 53-man roster, and is expected to serve a depth role going forward.
Ola (ankle) suffered a high ankle sprain during Sunday's 28-14 win over the Buccaneers, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Ola was helped off the field by trainers Sunday, and had to be carted to the locker room. A timetable for the depth tackle's recovery remains undisclosed. If Ola were to remain sidelined for a considerable amount of time, the Saints may look to add offensive line depth to their active roster.
Ola was with the Saints for the entire offseason and was active for the first two weeks of the regular season before being released. He'll now rejoin the team to help bolster the depth along the offensive line.
Ola was released by the Saints on Wednesday, Joel A. Erickson of The New Orleans Advocate reports.
Ola signed with the Saints back in May, and while he was active for Sunday's season opener, he did not play. He was released to make room for Jermon Bushrod, who was signed just four days after being released by the team.
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|2016||New York Giants||0||0|
|2017||Los Angeles Chargers||2||0|
|2018||New Orleans Saints||7||1|
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|2017||Los Angeles Chargers||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2018||New Orleans Saints||7||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|