Saints announce practice squad

The Saints announced their eight man practice squad Sunday. It includes former Destrehan product, safety Jericho Nelson, and fan favorite wide receiver Andy Tanner.

Others are defensive end Braylon Broughton, linebacker Ezra Butler, guard Ricky Henry, guard Harland Gunn, tight end Michael Higgins, and cornerback Nick Hixson.

The Saints also claimed cornerback Jerome Murphy off waivers from the St Louis Rams, and waived cornerback Elbert Mack.