The only carried three outside linebackers on the roster, following their cut-downs to 53 players.
They already lost converted defensive end Will Smith for the season, which only puts more pressure on the linebacker unit.
NOLA.com’s Katherine Terrell reports that the Saints have place Jonathan Vilma on the Injured Reserved list for a short-term, following his knee surgery in mid-August. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY
Luckily, Vilma will reportedly return at some point during the regular season.