BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
The New Orleans Saints designated wide receiver Tre’Quan Smith to return from injured reserve, opening the door for the team to have its entire receiving corps intact for the first time since Week 11.
Smith finished his third NFL season with career highs in receptions (34) and receiving yards (448) while appearing in 14 games. If Smith returns this week, he will have spent the minimum amount of time on injured reserve.
By designating him to return, the Saints simply started the clock on Smith’s return to the lineup, but it is not certain yet. Starting Wednesday, New Orleans has a 21-day...