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New Orleans Saints (7-9)


Sun. 12/7 Mon. 12/15 Sun. 12/21 Sun. 12/28
vs. Car
L 10-41
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@ Chi
W 31-15
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vs. Atl
L 14-30
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@ TB
W 23-20
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Saints cutting veteran running back Pierre Thomas

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Saints have notified veteran running back Pierre Thomas that he is being released after eight seasons with the club.

Thomas' agent, Lamont Smith, confirmed the move Wednesday, while Thomas posted messages about the end of his playing days in New Orleans on social media.

"I want to thank the New Orleans Saints organization, all my coaches, my teammates and the Who Dat Nation for an amazing adventur," Thomas wrote on his Twitter page. "I have so many wonderful memories I will never forget. I am thankful to have spent the past 8 years in the great city of New Orleans! ... All good things must come to an end but I'm not done yet!!!"

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Leaders
Pass Yds: D. Brees4952
Pass TDs: D. Brees33
Rush Yds: M. Ingram964
Rush TDs: M. Ingram9
Rec Yds: K. Stills931
Rec TDs: J. Graham10
Int: K. Lewis2
Sacks: J. Galette10.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 6582 (1)
Passing Yards: 4952 (3)
Rushing Yards: 1818 (13)
Points per game: 25.1 (9)
Yards per game: 411.4 (1)
Touchdowns: 49 (5)
Field Goals: 19 (31)
NFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-Carolina 781.469
New Orleans 790.438
Atlanta 6100.375
Tampa Bay 2140.125
Full Standings
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 6144 (31)
Passing Yards: 4207 (24)
Rushing Yards: 2125 (29)
Points per game: 26.5 (28)
Yards per game: 384.0 (31)
Touchdowns: 43 (26)
Field Goals: 31 (27)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/28 T. Armstead hamstring (Out)
12/28 J. Jenkins abdomen (Questionable)
12/28 J. Sanford hamstring (Probable)
12/28 Z. Strief neck (Probable)
12/27 J. Jenkins abdomen (IR)
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