Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical:

Saints release Ayodele, McCown

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The Saints reduced their roster by 15 to reach the roster limit of 75 players by 4 p.m. ET Monday.

The transactions included termination of the contracts for vested veteran defensive tackle Remi Ayodele, a sixth-year pro who won a Super Bowl ring with the Saints, and ninth-year quarterback Luke McCown.

The following players were waived: linebacker Aaron Tevis, center Brian Folkerts, tight end Jake Byrne, safety Johnny Thomas, wide receiver Derek Moye, offensive guard Paul Fenaroli, offensive tackle Hutch Eckerson, defensive end Donavan Robinson, wide receiver Kevin Hardy, cornerback Kamaal McIlwain, defensive tackle Swanson Miller, cornerback Cord Parks and wide receiver Marques Clark.

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