By Josh Katzenstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
The New Orleans Saints added to an already deep group of wide receivers on Wednesday (Aug. 1) as veterans Brandon Tate and Michael Floyd officially joined the team.
Coach Sean Payton explained after practice Wednesday that the team needed more receivers for training camp after three other receivers -- Travin Dural and rookies Josh Smith and Eldridge Massington -- suffered injuries.
"It's a hard position group to be in camp with, with a lot of guys not practicing," Payton said. "That's just how it is."
Tate and Floyd both earned their opportunities by impressing the Saints in a recent workout, Payton said, and it helps that both have significant experience in the NFL. ...
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