Saints left guard Andrus Peat left Sunday’s loss to the Falcons in the second quarter with an arm injury and did not return. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Peat will miss six weeks after undergoing surgery for a broken arm.
A blocked punt, two forced fumbles, two touchdown passes by Teddy Bridgewater, and two touchdown runs by Latavius Murray was more than enough to extend the Saints winning streak to five games after beating Chicago, 36-25.
Former Saints defensive end Will Smith will be inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor, a league source confirms to FOX 8 sports.The ceremony will take place during Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccanneers. Smith played 12 years for the Saints.
The Saints are heading into their preseason finale Thursday night with a primary goal of sorting out their roster to be ready for the regular season just eleven days later. All teams must cut their rosters down to 53 players by 3 PM central time on Saturday, August 31st.
The Saints take on the Miami Dolphins Thursday night for the final pre-season game with a few remaining roster sports up for grabs. Fans get to watch up close as those fringe players take the field at the Superdome.