NFC South Standings

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4-2-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 7-10-0
1-5-0 2-15-0

Top Andrew Dowell News

  • Saints' Andrew Dowell: Suffers torn ACL in practice

    Dowell (knee) suffered a torn ACL in Wednesday's practice, Jeff Duncan of NOLA.com reports.

    Dowell appeared in 33 of 34 games over the previous two seasons as a core special teams player for New Orleans. It's tough blow for Dowell, who was entering a contract year ahead of free agency in 2024. He's now going to spend the year rehabbing.

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  • Saints' Andrew Dowell: Hits IR

    Dowell (knee) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Luke Johnson of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

    Contrary to the report early Wednesday saying his knee injury wasn't expected to be serious, Dowell has been placed on IR. He will now miss the entire year unless he reaches an injury settlement with New Orleans and is waived.

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  • Saints' Andrew Dowell: Suffers injury in camp

    Dowell (knee) left Saints camp Wednesday with a knee injury, Jeff Duncan of NOLA.com reports.

    The injury is said to not be serious, but nonetheless, the Michigan State product will most likely miss some time. Last year, the 26-year-old appeared in all 17 games for New Orleans, mainly as a special teamer. Expect Dowell to continue playing on special teams and compete for a backup linebacker spot ahead of the coming season.

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  • Saints' Andrew Dowell: Ready to go

    Dowell (concussion) does not carry an injury designation for Thursday's game against the Cowboys.

    Dowell will be eligible to return to action Thursday after having fully cleared the league's concussion protocol. The depth linebacker is a key contributor on special teams.

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  • Saints' Andrew Dowell: One step closer to returning

    Dowell (concussion) logged a full practice Monday and is one step closer to returning to the field.

    The linebacker logged a full practice Monday and is one step closer to returning to action, but it remains to be seen if he's been cleared by an independent neurologist, which is the final step of the protocol. Either way, he seems to have good chances of playing Thursday at home against the Cowboys.

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  • Saints' Andrew Dowell: Exits Thursday's game

    Dowell will not return to Thursday's game against Buffalo after suffering a concussion, Amie Just of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

    Dowell has played almost exclusively on special teams this season, and he's recorded five total tackles across nine games. His absence shouldn't change the Saints' defensive outlook significantly.

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  • Saints' Andrew Dowell: Sticking with Saints

    Dowell secured a roster spot at linebacker, Mike Triplett of ESPN reports.

    While the Michigan State product will serve as depth at linebacker, Dowell will probably see most of his playing time come on special teams.

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  • Andrew Dowell: Works out in Green Bay

    Dowell (hamstring) had a workout with the Packers on Monday, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.

    Dowell was waived off the Cowboys' injured reserve with an injury settlement in mid-August and now appears recovered from the hamstring injury. The undrafted rookie out of Michigan State will continue his search for a new team.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-1, 225 lbs
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Age: 27
School: Michigan St.
Experience: 3