NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Saints tight end Ben Watson will be inactive Sunday after dealing with appendicitis this week, according to multiple reports. ESPN’s Katherine Terrell first reported the injury. Watson missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday. The report states that Watson is trying to avoid surgery.
With Watson out, the Saints will have Josh Hill, Garrett Griffin and Dan Arnold on their roster. Watson, who is retiring at the end of the season, finished with 35 receptions, 400 yards and two touchdowns on the season. Watson is officially listed as questionable for Sunday on the team’s injury report.
Wide receiver Keith Kirkwood is listed as out.