Saints practice squad moves: QB Barrett re-signs for 5th time (1 Viewer)


By John Sigler | Saintswire

The New Orleans Saints seem to make this roster move a regularly-scheduled procedure: undrafted rookie quarterback J.T. Barrett has returned to the team’s practice squad, per Nick Underhill of the Advocate. Defensive back Chris Lammons, signed not long ago, was waived so that Barrett could re-sign.

Here’s a timeline of Barrett’s reported transactions:

May 1: signed after the 2018 NFL Draft
Aug. 30: waived during final roster cuts
Sept. 1: re-signed to Saints practice squad
Sept. 7: released
Sept. 9: re-signed
Sept. 19: released
Sept. 21: re-signed
Sept. 26: released
Sept. 28: re-signed
Oct. 2: released
Oct. 20: re-signed

The Saints sometimes like to have a player they know they can safely release and re-sign within days, without being a risk of poaching by other teams. In the past that guy was Andy Tanner.

For the folks keeping score at home, here are the players currently on the Saints practice squad: ...

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