Veteran RB McAllister rejoins Saints

Updated: January 16, 2010, 5:15 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW ORLEANS -- Deuce McAllister will lead the New Orleans Saints into the playoffs, at least during introductions.

The Saints re-signed their popular all-time rusher on Friday with the intention of making him an honorary captain, but McAllister won't play in Saturday's divisional-round playoff game against the Arizona Cardinals, Saints coach Sean Payton said.

Payton said the Saints first discussed the idea of making McAllister an unofficial guest captain a couple weeks ago. When reserve ...

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