Report: Andrus Peat could miss 4 weeks with leg injury - FOX 8, WVUE, fox8live.com, weather, app, news, saints

Report: Andrus Peat could miss 4 weeks with leg injury

(Source: Mark Lagrange) (Source: Mark Lagrange)

The Saints came out with a win over the Falcons Thursday night, but it looks like they lost another offensive lineman.

Rookie offensive tackle Andrus Peat suffered a Grade-2 MCL sprain when another player rolled onto his leg, according to Rand Getlin with the NFL Network.

The injury happened a few plays into the first quarter. It was Peat's second NFL start. He was replaced by veteran offensive lineman Tony Hills, who was recently signed by the team.

The Saints are already thin on the offensive line. Guard Tim Lelito and tackle Terron Armstead did not play against the Falcons.

Copyright 2015 WVUE. All rights reserved.

  • SportsMore>>

  • Ranking the Saints: #2 Alvin Kamara

    Ranking the Saints: #2 Alvin Kamara

    Alvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneAlvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Alvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-PicayuneAlvin Kamara won offensive rookie of the year. Source: Michael DeMocker, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    Alvin Kamara did it all last season for Sean Payton's offense, and that's why he's No. 2 on our ranking the Saints countdown. Kamara burst onto the scene, mesmerized saints fans, and the entire NFL with his unique running style. His stat line, amazing: 728 yards rushing, averaged over six yards per carry, with  eight touchdowns. He also added 81 catches with five touchdowns. All the while playing just 45 percent of the Saints offensive snaps. Kamara ran away with the NFL's Off...more>>
    Alvin Kamara did it all last season for Sean Payton's offense, and that's why he's No. 2 on our ranking the Saints countdown. Kamara burst onto the scene, mesmerized saints fans, and the entire NFL with his unique running style. His stat line, amazing: 728 yards rushing, averaged over six yards per carry, with  eight touchdowns. He also added 81 catches with five touchdowns. All the while playing just 45 percent of the Saints offensive snaps. Kamara ran away with the NFL's Off...more>>
  • Some Saints training camp practices sold out

    Some Saints training camp practices sold out

    (Source: Mark LaGrange)(Source: Mark LaGrange)
    (Source: Mark LaGrange)(Source: Mark LaGrange)

    The New Orleans Saints announced that the following practices are sold out for the Saints 2018 Training Camp

    more>>

    The New Orleans Saints announced that the following practices are sold out for the Saints 2018 Training Camp

    more>>
  • Raptors president Ujiri apologizes to departed DeRozan

    Raptors president Ujiri apologizes to departed DeRozan

    Friday, July 20 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-07-20 21:16:02 GMT
    Friday, July 20 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-07-20 23:42:33 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan looks up at the scoreboard late in the second against the Washington Wizards in Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff seri...(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP, File). FILE - In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan looks up at the scoreboard late in the second against the Washington Wizards in Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff seri...
    Raptors president Masai Ujiri offers apology to traded All-Star DeMar DeRozan.more>>
    Raptors president Masai Ujiri offers apology to traded All-Star DeMar DeRozan.more>>
Powered by Frankly