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Saints | Jimmy Graham to be game-time decision

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:16:45 -0700

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints TE Jimmy Graham (shoulder) said he won't know until just before kickoff Sunday, Oct. 19, if he'll play in Week 7 against the Detroit Lions. "I think (coach) Sean (Payton) might try to see how I'm doing on Sunday and maybe work me before the game to see where I'm at," Graham, who was limited and listed as questionable for Sunday, said. "As of right now I don't know." Head coach Sean Payton would not discuss whether Graham could be limited if he plays Sunday. TEs Benjamin Watson and Josh Hill will likely see an increase in snaps if Graham doesn't play.

Fantasy Tip: Even if Graham plays, he's likely to be less than 100 percent, which would make paying $7,900 (15.8% of cap) a pretty big risk at FantasyScore. Hill is the better fantasy bet if Graham doesn't play, and he's very cheap if you're going that route at tight end.

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Saints | Friday injury report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:33:07 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram (hand) and FB Erik Lorig (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 5. OT Terron Armstead (concussion), SS Marcus Ball (hamstring), C Jonathan Goodwin (neck), LB David Hawthorne (ankle), LB Curtis Lofton (shoulder), CB Patrick Robinson (thigh), TE Benjamin Watson (groin) and CB Corey White (foot) are listed as probable. Ingram and Lorig did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 3. Armstead, Ball, Goodwin and White were limited during practice, while Hawthorne, Lofton, Robinson and Watson fully participated in practice.

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Saints | Thursday practice report

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:52:59 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram (hand), FB Erik Lorig (ankle) and C Jonathan Goodwin (neck) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 2. CB Corey White (foot), OT Terron Armstead (concussion), SS Marcus Ball (hamstring), LB David Hawthorne (ankle) and LB Curtis Lofton (shoulder) were limited during practice, while CB Patrick Robinson (thigh) and TE Benjamin Watson (groin) fully participated in practice.

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Saints | Wednesday practice report for Week 5

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:43:17 -0700

New Orleans Saints C Jonathan Goodwin (neck), RB Erik Lorig (ankle) and CB Corey White (foot) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. OT Terron Armstead (concussion), S Marcus Ball (hamstring), LB David Hawthorne (ankle) and CB Patrick Robinson (thigh) all were limited in practice. LB Curtis Lofton (shoulder) and TE Benjamin Watson (groin) both fully practiced.

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Saints | Friday injury report

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:18:07 -0700

New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram (hand), FB Erik Lorig (ankle) and SS Marcus Ball (hamstring) have been ruled out for Week 4. TE Benjamin Watson (groin), C Jonathan Goodwin (ankle), LB David Hawthorne (ankle, knee) and CB Patrick Robinson (hamstring) are listed as questionable, while LB Curtis Lofton (shoulder) is listed as probable. Ingram, Ball, Lorig and Robinson did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 26. Lofton fully participated in practice, while Watson, Goodwin and Hawthorne were limited.

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Saints | Thursday practice report

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:29:38 -0700

New Orleans Saints SS Marcus Ball (hamstring), C Jonathan Goodwin (ankle), LB David Hawthorne (ankle, knee) and RB Erik Lorig (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 25. LB Curtis Lofton (shoulder) and TE Benjamin Watson (groin) were limited.

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Saints | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:55:56 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Benjamin Watson (groin), C Jonathan Goodwin (ankle), LB David Hawthorne (ankle, knee), SS Marcus Ball (hamstring) and FB Erik Lorig (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. LB Curtis Lofton (shoulder) was limited during practice.

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Saints | Wednesday injury report for Week 12

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:34:14 -0800

New Orleans Saints TE Benjamin Watson (concussion), OG Ben Grubbs (neck), OG Jahri Evans (ankle), DE Cameron Jordan (ankle), DE Tyrunn Walker (knee), DT Akiem Hicks (back), LB Curtis Lofton (ankle, hamstring), CB Chris Carr (back, hamstring, hip), CB Rod Sweeting (hip) and FS Kenny Vaccaro (concussion) are listed as questionable for Week 12. Evans did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Saints | Tuesday practice report for Week 12

Tue, 19 Nov 2013 15:01:31 -0800

New Orleans Saints OG Jahri Evans (ankle) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 19. CB Chris Carr (hip, back, hamstring), OG Ben Grubbs (neck), DE Akiem Hicks (back), DE Cameron Jordan (ankle), LB Curtis Lofton (hamstring, ankle), CB Rod Sweeting (hip), S Kenny Vaccaro (concussion), DT Tyrunn Walker (knee) and TE Benjamin Watson (concussion) were limited.

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Saints | Monday's practice report

Mon, 18 Nov 2013 18:17:28 -0800

New Orleans Saints CB Jabari Greer (knee) did not participate in practice Monday, Nov. 18. CB Chris Carr (back, hamstring, hip), OG Jahri Evans (ankle), OG Ben Grubbs (neck), DT Akiem Hicks (back), DE Cameron Jordan (ankle), LB Curtis Lofton (ankle, hamstring), CB Rod Sweeting (hip), SS Kenny Vaccaro (concussion), DE Tyrunn Walker (knee) and TE Benjamin Watson (concussion) were listed as limited participants.

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Saints | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 17 Nov 2013 12:20:39 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have declared TE Benjamin Watson, FS Kenny Vaccaro, RB Khiry Robinson, CB Rod Sweeting, QB Ryan W. Griffin, OT Terron Armstead, DL Tyrunn Walker inactive for Week 11.

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Saints | Friday injury report for Week 11

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:35:22 -0800

New Orleans Saints S Kenny Vaccaro (concussion) and TE Benjamin Watson (concussion) have been ruled out for Week 11. S Roman Harper (knee), DE Akiem Hicks (back), S Malcolm Jenkins (knee), DE Cameron Jordan (ankle), LB Curtis Lofton (hamstring, ankle) and DT Tyrunn Walker (knee) are probable.

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Saints | Thursday practice report for Week 11

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:07:47 -0800

New Orleans Saints TE Benjamin Watson (concussion) and FS Kenny Vaccaro (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 14. DE Akiem Hicks (back), DE Cameron Jordan (ankle) and LB Curtis Lofton (ankle, hamstring) were limited during practice. DT Tyrunn Walker (knee), FS Malcolm Jenkins (knee) and SS Roman Harper (knee) fully participated in practice.

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Saints | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 18:00:23 -0800

New Orleans Saints DT Akiem Hicks (back), LB Curtis Lofton (ankle, hamstring), SS Kenny Vaccaro (concussion) and TE Benjamin Watson (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 13. DE Cameron Jordan (ankle) was listed as a limited participant, while S Roman Harper (knee), S Malcolm Jenkins (hamstring) and DE Tyrunn Walker (knee) were full participants.

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Saints | Benjamin Watson out with concussion

Sun, 10 Nov 2013 20:09:50 -0800

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints TE Benjamin Watson (concussion) will not return to the Week 10 game against the Dallas Cowboys due to a concussion.

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Saints | Benjamin Watson shaken up

Sun, 10 Nov 2013 19:11:34 -0800

New Orleans Saints TE Benjamin Watson (head) was shaken up midway through the third quarter of the Week 10 game against the Dallas Cowboys. He suffered an apparent head injury, and was down for several moments before walking to the sideline under his own power.

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Saints | Jimmy Graham misses practice

Thu, 24 Oct 2013 15:21:12 -0700

New Orleans Saints TE Jimmy Graham (foot) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 24, and the likelihood of him playing in Week 8 against the Buffalo Bills decreased. TE Benjamin Watson may start in Graham's place if he cannot play. Watson had three catches for 61 yards against the New England Patriots in Week 6 when Graham was blanketed in coverage.

Fantasy Tip: Watson could pick up some of the slack, but as Larry Holder notes, he'll likely be used to block frequently, too. Marques Colston should be primed for a big game, and Kenny Stills and Nick Toon are sleeper options that could make some big plays if Graham doesn't play.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune - Larry Holder

Saints | Benjamin Watson agrees to three-year deal

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 11:15:06 -0700

Updating a previous report, the New Orleans Saints agreed to terms with Benjamin Watson on a three-year deal Monday, Mar. 18. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Saints | Sign Benjamin Watson

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 11:03:28 -0700

The New Orleans signed TE Benjamin Watson (Browns) Monday, Mar. 18. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Browns | Benjamin Watson hasn't heard from team

Fri, 08 Mar 2013 20:50:35 -0800

Impending free-agent TE Benjamin Watson (Browns) said Friday, March 8, that he hasn't heard from the Cleveland Browns, and he is set to test the open market. He said he wanted to remain in Cleveland, but he is excited for his next opportunity.

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Browns | Two likely to walk

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 05:53:49 -0800

The Cleveland Browns are unlikely to re-sign TE Benjamin Watson and FB/TE E. Alex Smith.

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Browns | Two TEs unlikely to be brought back

Sun, 10 Feb 2013 19:51:58 -0800

Impending free-agent TEs E. Alex Smith (Browns) and Benjamin Watson (Browns) are unlikely to be brought back by the Cleveland Browns in 2013.

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Browns | Two TEs expected to leave

Sun, 10 Feb 2013 11:32:07 -0800

The Cleveland Browns are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent TEs Benjamin Watson and E. Alex Smith this offseason.

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Browns | Many not expected to return

Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:37:50 -0800

Cleveland Browns impending free-agent CB Sheldon Brown, PK Phil Dawson, WR Joshua Cribbs, P Reggie Hodges, LB Kaluka Maiava, WR Mohamed Massaquoi, DE Juqua Parker, TE E. Alex Smith, S Ray Ventrone and TE Benjamin Watson are not expected to be re-signed this offseason. QB Colt McCoy isn't expected to return, either, but LB D'Qwell Jackson probably has another year left, although the switch to a 3-4 defense lowers Jackson's value.

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Browns | Benjamin Watson hopes to return

Sat, 02 Feb 2013 17:11:02 -0800

Cleveland Browns impending free-agent TE Benjamin Watson said he is excited about the hiring of head coach Rob Chudzinski and hopes to re-sign with the team this offseason.

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Browns | Benjamin Watson solid again

Sun, 02 Dec 2012 20:51:47 -0800

Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson had six receptions for 80 yards in the Week 13 game against the Oakland Raiders.

Fantasy Tip: Watson has posted 13 receptions for 153 yards and two scores over the past three games, but he should still be treated as more of a TE2 heading into Week 14.

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Browns | Benjamin Watson scores pair of TDs

Sun, 18 Nov 2012 19:13:37 -0800

Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson had four receptions for 47 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Week 11 game against the Dallas Cowboys.

Fantasy Tip: It was Watson's first multi-TD game since Week 1 of the 2009 season when he was a member of the New England Patriots. Don't get too excited about his performance, as he remains mostly an emergency fantasy replacement and not someone to regularly rely upon.

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Browns | Three questionable

Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:38:51 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson (thigh), OG John Greco (calf) and OT Oniel Cousins (ankle) were limited during practice Friday, Sept. 14, and are listed as questionable for Week 2.

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Browns | Four limited in practice

Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:33:12 -0700

Cleveland Browns OL Oniel Cousins (ankle), OL John Greco (calf), OL Joe Thomas (knee) and TE Benjamin Watson (thigh) were all limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 13.

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Browns | Four players limited

Wed, 12 Sep 2012 13:48:58 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson (thigh), OG John Greco (calf), OT Oniel Cousins (ankle) and OT Joe Thomas (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

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Browns | Five questionable

Fri, 07 Sep 2012 14:52:34 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Jordan Cameron (groin), OL John Greco (calf), QB Thaddeus Lewis (thumb), RB Chris Ogbonnaya (ankle) and TE Benjamin Watson (thigh) were limited in practice Friday, Sept. 7, and are questionable for Week 1.

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Browns | Four limited

Thu, 06 Sep 2012 16:23:35 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Jordan Cameron (groin), QB Thaddeus Lewis (thumb), RB Chris Ogbonnaya (ankle) and TE Benjamin Watson (thigh) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 6.

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Browns | Eight players limited in practice

Wed, 05 Sep 2012 14:34:50 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Jordan Cameron (groin), DB Eric Hagg (illness), QB Thaddeus Lewis (thumb), RB Chris Ogbonnaya (ankle), DB Dimitri Patterson (knee), DB Ray Ventrone (hamstring), TE Benjamin Watson (thigh), and DB Usama Young (thigh) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 5.

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Browns | Benjamin Watson expects to play in opener

Mon, 03 Sep 2012 20:48:51 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson (leg) said Monday, Sept. 3, that he expects to play in Week 1 against the Philadelphia Eagles. He was able to practice Monday.

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Browns | Benjamin Watson practices

Mon, 03 Sep 2012 05:39:42 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson (leg) returned to practice Sunday, Sept. 2.

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Browns | Hope two TEs will be ready for Week 1

Sun, 02 Sep 2012 12:25:23 -0700

Cleveland Browns general manager Tom Heckert said TE Benjamin Watson has been dealing with either a quadriceps or hamstring injury (quadriceps, hamstring) and TE Jordan Cameron (undisclosed) is dealing with an undisclosed injury. He is hoping Watson and Cameron will be ready for Week 1.

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Browns | Several missing from practice

Wed, 29 Aug 2012 22:43:15 -0700

Cleveland Browns OL Oniel Cousins (leg), RB Chris Ogbonnaya (ankle), CB Dimitri Patterson (ankle), DT Scott Paxson (knee), SS Ray Ventrone (hamstring) and TE Benjamin Watson (undisclosed) were each missing from practice Tuesday, Aug. 28. It's uncertain if any of the players will be available for the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 30, against the Chicago Bears.

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Browns | Two return

Tue, 21 Aug 2012 15:20:10 -0700

Cleveland Browns DT John Hughes (undisclosed) and DE Juqua Parker (undisclosed) both returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 21. TE Benjamin Watson (undisclosed) sat out of team drills with an undisclosed injury. DE Emmanuel Stephens (leg) was among 13 players that didn't practice.

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Browns | Two return to practice

Sun, 19 Aug 2012 11:36:20 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson (undisclosed) and LB D'Qwell Jackson (shoulder) are participating in practice Sunday, Aug. 19.

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Browns | Alex Smith runs with first-team offense

Sun, 12 Aug 2012 18:24:21 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE E. Alex Smith worked with the first-team offense in practice Sunday, Aug. 12, with TEs Jordan Cameron (back) and Benjamin Watson (undisclosed) sidelined.

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Browns | Evan Moore yet to practice

Wed, 01 Aug 2012 20:37:36 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Evan Moore (undisclosed) has yet to practice in training camp due to an undisclosed injury, and he is losing ground to TE Jordan Cameron in the battle for the No. 2 tight end spot behind TE Benjamin Watson.

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Browns | Jordan Cameron moving up depth chart

Mon, 30 Jul 2012 20:10:29 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Jordan Cameron is making a case for the primary backup job behind TE Benjamin Watson in training camp. Cameron has shown improvement simply from getting reps. "I don't mean to sound cliché, but you have to practice it and play that to improve it," head coach Pat Shurmur said. "He was a guy that didn't play a lot of football in college but showed us the skill and ability to be a good receiver."

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Browns | Jordan Cameron is team's future at TE

Sat, 30 Jun 2012 18:50:20 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Jordan Cameron is considered the team's future at tight end. TE Benjamin Watson is in the final year of his contract, so Cameron is therefore likely to see a bigger role in the offense, not TE Evan Moore.

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Browns | Benjamin Watson expected have important role

Sat, 30 Jun 2012 11:10:04 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson is expected to have an important role in the offense this season.

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Browns | Benjamin Watson expected to start

Sun, 24 Jun 2012 17:18:27 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson is expected to keep his job as starting tight end this season. He'll be trying to hold off charges from TEs Jordan Cameron, Dan Gronkowski, Brad Smelley and E. Alex Smith, among others.

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Browns | Greg Little targeted most in OTAs, minicamp

Sun, 17 Jun 2012 19:01:06 -0700

Cleveland Browns WR Greg Little was targeted with 121 passes during the team's organized team activities (OTAs) and minicamps. TE Benjamin Watson was second on the list, followed by WR Mohamed Massaquoi.

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Browns | Benjamin Watson ready to go

Mon, 14 May 2012 22:55:33 -0700

Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson (concussion), who had three concussions last year, is poised to come back, according to head coach Pat Shurmur. "He's fine," Shurmur said Monday, May 14. "He looks great. He's ready to go."

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Browns | Benjamin Watson doing well

Sun, 12 Feb 2012 12:40:24 -0800

Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson said he is fully recovered from the concussion that cut his 2011 season short and is not having any lingering effects. He said he is preparing to play next season.

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Browns | Benjamin Watson placed on IR

Fri, 16 Dec 2011 11:37:25 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Cleveland Browns have placed TE Benjamin Watson (concussion) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2011 season. In a corresponding move, the team signed practice squad FB Eddie Williams to their active roster.

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Browns | Benjamin Watson to be placed on IR

Fri, 16 Dec 2011 10:15:20 -0800

Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson (concussion) will be placed on Injured Reserve which will end his 2011 season. The team will also sign practice squad FB Eddie Williams to their active roster.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cleveland Plain Dealer - Mary Kay Cabot