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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Jabari Greer placed on IR

By Mike Triplett

METAIRIE, La. -- The New Orleans Saints officially placed cornerback Jabari Greer (torn ACL) on injured reserve Tuesday, ending his season.

Jabari Greer
Saints cornerback Jabari Greer was carted off the field after suffering a knee injury Sunday against the 49ers.

They replaced him on the roster with second-year cornerback Trevin Wade.

Greer suffered the nasty injury during the first quarter of Sunday's 23-20 victory over the San Francisco 49ers when he landed awkwardly after breaking up a pass.

The 10th-year veteran, who has been a full-time starter since he joined the Saints in 2009, was playing at a high level this season for a resurgent defense. He had one interception and 12 pass defenses (including two before he left Sunday's game).

Greer will likely be replaced in the starting lineup by second-year player Corey White, a physical corner who has shown promise in his young career. White immediately stepped up with an interception in the second quarter Sunday -- though he wound up fumbling the ball through the end zone for a touchback during his return.