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Reserve LB forced into lineup

Roger Knight played mostly on special teams, but the Saints' rash of injuries has pushed him into the starting lineup.

Updated: September 25, 2003, 11:57 AM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Until two weeks ago the resume of New Orleans Saints linebacker Roger Knight, a second-year veteran with precious little experience from scrimmage, included more times on the waiver wire and on injured reserve than it did regular-season starts.

KnightOn Sunday, however, the former University of Wisconsin will start his second straight contest, replacing the injured Sedrick Hodge in the lineup. He will, in fact, be part of a contingent of five Saints players originally slated for backup ...

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