Metairie, LA (Sports Network) - With their playoff hopes now all but dashed,
the New Orleans Saints placed starting free safety Malcolm Jenkins on injured
The Saints also ended the season for offensive tackle Charles Brown, who
missed the team's last three contests with a knee injury, by moving him to IR
Jenkins had started New Orleans' first 13 games of the season before hurting
his hamstring in last Sunday's 55-27 loss to the New York Giants. The 2009
first-round draft pick had compiled a career-best 94 tackles and one
interception, which he returned for a touchdown in a win at Oakland on Nov.
18, prior to the injury.
Brown had spent much of the year as the Saints' main backup tackle and earned
three starts before going down in the club's Week 11 matchup with the Raiders.
To fill the available roster spots, New Orleans promoted offensive lineman
Ricky Henry and rookie safety Jerico Nelson to the active roster from the
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