Saints Waive Dan Arnold/Make Two Moves To Practice Squad
The New Orleans Saints made a few roster moves on Wednesday, including one to their active roster, and two involving their practice squad.
One day after signing linebacker Manti Te'o to their active roster, the team waived Dan Arnold, to make room on the 53-man roster.
In addition, the Saints signed offensive tackle Nate Wozniak to their practice squad, while waiving fullback Ricky Ortiz.
Finally, it was announced that receiver Keith Kirkwood won't be activated off the injured reserve list, as he'll remain there through the 2019 season.
The 24-year Arnold appeared in two games for the Saints this season, catching two passes for 25 yards.
Last season, his first in the NFL, Arnold appeared in 10 games for New Orleans, including one as a starter, compiling 12 catches for 150 yards and one touchdown.
The 6-foot-10, 300-pound Wozniak returns to the Saints, after spending time on their practice squad last season.
The 25-year old Wozniak spent one week on the practice squad of the Atlanta Falcons back in September.
Ortiz, who signed with the Saints' practice squad on November 22, spent time with the Atlanta Falcons last season, totaling three receptions for 11 yards.
The 25-year old Kirkwood, who caught 13 passes for 209 yards and two touchdowns as a rookie with the Saints last season, went down with a hamstring injury during warmups of the Saints' game against the Los Angeles Rams prior to Week 2.
Kirkwood, who played his college football at both Hawaii and Temple, appeared in 8 games for the Saints last season, including one as a starter.