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New Orleans center Goodwin leaves game

Posted by ESPN.com's Pat Yasinskas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Just when it looked like the Saints were starting to get healthy, injury has struck again.

This time it's center Jonathan Goodwin. He just came out of the game with an injury to his left leg. Backup Matt Lehr has taken his place. That leaves the Saints short on depth on the offensive line.

But there is help on the way. Jamar Nesbit is finishing a four-game suspension for violating the league's policy on steroids and related substances. Nesbit is eligible to return to the Saints after today's game and is expected to be with the team in London as practice begins Wednesday for Sunday's game against the Chargers.