NFC South: Earl Heyman
Posted by ESPN.com’s Pat Yasinskas
The Saints just announced they are down to 53 players. They took several different routes to get there.
Tight end Billy Miller, fullback Olaniyi Sobomehin and safety Chip Vaughn were placed on the injured-reserve list. Receiver Adrian Arrington, guard Nate Bennett, tackle Michael Brown, center Digger Bujnoch, running back Herb Donaldson, guard Tim Duckworth, cornerback Danny Gorrer, receiver Skyler Green, defensive tackle Earl Heyman, running back P.J. Hill, tight end Martrez Milner, tackle Jeremy Parnell, defensive tackle DeMario Pressley, receiver Courtney Roby, receiver Matt Simon and linebacker Anthony Waters.
The following veterans had their contracts terminated: offensive lineman Anthony Davis, quarterback Joey Harrington and defensive end Paul Spicer.
The Saints just announced they signed three rookie free agents after they showed promise in the weekend minicamp.
Guard Shawn Flanagan, defensive tackle Earl Heyman and receiver Matthew Simon came to camp as tryout players and earned contracts. The Saints also released guard Cedric Dockery and tackle Sam McNaulty, who had signed as undrafted free agents shortly after the draft.