NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Saints have placed safety Malcolm Jenkins and offensive lineman Charles Brown on injured reserve, ending their seasons.
The team announced Saturday that it has signed safety Jerico Nelson and offensive lineman Ricky Henry from its practice squad to take their places on the active roster.
Jenkins has started all of the Saints' 13 games this season, recording 96 tackles and returning an interception for a touchdown. Brown has started at right tackle in seven games this season and at tight end in one game.
Henry was signed to the practice squad after the Chicago Bears waived him at the end of preseason. Nelson was an undrafted free agent who has spent the entire season on the practice squad.
The Saints host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
It's never too late for a beautiful strike.
In the national semifinals between Virginia and Wake Forest, Hoos' leading scorer Daryl Dike, scored a goal for the ages.
Dike tracked this ball perfectly and buried it past Andrew Pannenberg on his first touch.
Dike wasn't done there, stretching the lead to 2-0 with this beauty of a header:
Next up for UVA is the national championship title game Sunday, December 15th at 6 p.m., where they'll face off with Georgetown in Sahlen's Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park.
The Washington Wizards announced the passing of John Wall's mother, Frances Pulley on Friday.
Wall's mother had been battling cancer before her passing. She was 58.
In a statement on Twitter, the Wizards said, "Sending thoughts and love for John Wall and his family after the passing of his mother, Frances Pulley. She will forever be a part of our #DCFamily."
Zach Leonsis, the senior vice president of strategic initiatives at Monumental Sports & Entertainment, also released a statement:
"Thinking of @JohnWall and his family right now. Keeping you guys in our prayers. So terribly sorry for your loss and know that she will be remembered forever. #DCFamily
Wall's Kentucky coach, John Calipari also expressed his condolences for his former star:
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