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- Aug 1, 1997
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By John Sigler | Saints Wire
Some reinforcements could be on the way for the New Orleans Saints. While the team was expecting to get all-star wide receiver Michael Thomas back from his early-season ankle sprain (and a single-game benching after a fight in practice), on Monday they also designated two veteran players to return from injuries on the official NFL transactions wire: linebacker Kiko Alonso and running back Ty Montgomery.
Alonso started training camp on the physically unable to perform list after suffering an ACL tear back in January’s playoffs; despite some offseason optimism, he wasn’t able to get medical clearance to return to work until Oct. 19. It’s unclear how involved he’ll be once he’s back to his old self, because the Saints have played so little base defense. Linebackers Demario Davis and Alex Anzalone are the only ones to log meaningful snaps, with strongside starter Zack Baun seeing just 13 plays so far this year. But Alonso proved last year he can play so the Saints will find ways for him to help out.
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