6:21 AM EDT, Tue September 23, 2014
Saints Roster Countdown 2014: #10 Brandin Cooks and #60 Thomas Welch

Saints Roster Countdown 2014: #10 Brandin Cooks and #60 Thomas Welch

This evening, 22 guys in Saints uniforms will fall short of proving they belong on the final 53-man roster. Meanwhile, we continue counting down the days until the Saints kick off the regular season in Atlanta, by taking a brief look at the guys who are still with the team. Today we check out #10 (WR) Brandin Cooks and #60 (T) Thomas Welch. Twenty two players will be released between now and Saturday afternoon, in order to finalize the 53-man roster, after which NFL teams may declare a 10-man practice squad, up from the 8 players they were allowed previously. As we've counted down...

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