Updated New Orleans Saints roster after their first big free agent signings

It’s been a busy week for the New Orleans Saints. They’ve lost half a dozen free agents (and counting) while bringing in a couple of important new players, and cutting deals with some key starters to solidify their core. And we aren’t out of the woods yet. New Orleans is poised to make some more moves in the next wave of free agency, and it all leads up to the 2023 NFL draft.

But let’s take a moment to catch our breath and recap the state of the roster. We’ve got it all broken down here by position groups, with new names highlighted in bold and a quick update on the departures and remaining unsigned free agents.

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Signed for 2023: Derek Carr, Jameis Winston, Jake Luton

Departed for new teams: Andy Dalton (Carolina Panthers)

Unsigned free agents: N/A

Running back

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Signed for 2023: Alvin Kamara, Jamaal Williams, Eno Benjamin, Derrick Gore, Adam Prentice (fullback)

Departed for new teams: N/A

Unsigned free agents: Mark Ingram II, Dwayne Washington, David Johnson

Tight end

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Signed for 2023: Juwan Johnson, Adam Trautman, Taysom Hill, Lucas Krull, Miller Forristall

Departed for new teams: N/A

Unsigned free agents: J.P. Holtz


Wide receiver

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Signed for 2023: Michael Thomas, Chris Olave, Rashid Shaheed, Tre’Quan Smith, Kirk Merritt, Keith Kirkwood, Kawaan Baker

Departed for new teams: Deonte Harty (Buffalo Bills)

Unsigned free agents: Marquez Callaway, Jarvis Landry, Kevin White

Offensive line

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Signed for 2023: James Hurst (left tackle, left guard), Andrus Peat (left guard), Erik McCoy (center), Cesar Ruiz (right guard, center), Ryan Ramczyk (right tackle), Trevor Penning (left tackle), Calvin Throckmorton (left guard, right guard), Lewis Kidd (left tackle, left guard), Landon Young (left tackle, right tackle), Yasir Durant (right guard), Koda Martin (right guard), Storm Norton (right tackle)


Departed for new teams: N/A

Unsigned free agents: Ethan Greenidge (left tackle), Josh Andrews (center), Drew Desjarlais (left guard), Derrick Kelly (right tackle)

Special teams

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Signed for 2023: Blake Gillikin (punter), Wil Lutz (kicker), Alex Quevedo (kicker), Zach Wood (snapper)

Departed for new teams: N/A

Unsigned free agents: N/A

Defensive line

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Signed for 2023: Cameron Jordan (end), Khalen Saunders (tackle), Nathan Shepherd (tackle), Carl Granderson (end), Tanoh Kpassagnon (end), Payton Turner (end), Jabari Zuniga (end), Prince Emili

Departed for new teams: David Onyemata (Atlanta Falcons), Marcus Davenport (Minnesota Vikings), Shy Tuttle (Carolina Panthers)


Unsigned free agents: Malcolm Roach (tackle), Albert Huggins (tackle), Kentavius Street (tackle), Niko Lalos (end)


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Signed for 2023: Demario Davis, Pete Werner, Zack Baun, D’Marco Jackson, Nephi Sewell, Ryan Connelly, Ty Summers

Departed for new teams: Kaden Elliss (Atlanta Falcons)

Unsigned free agents: Chase Hansen, Andrew Dowell


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Signed for 2023: Tyrann Mathieu, Marcus Maye, J.T. Gray, Smoke Monday, Ugo Amadi

Departed for new teams: N/A

Unsigned free agents: P.J. Williams, Daniel Sorensen, Justin Evans


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Signed for 2023: Marshon Lattimore, Alontae Taylor, Paulson Adebo, Bradley Roby, Vincent Gray, Troy Pride Jr.

Departed for new teams: N/A

Unsigned free agents: Isaac Yiadom

Story originally appeared on Saints Wire