Injuries giving Saints reserve CBs more looks

Associated Press  |  Last updated July 31, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 24: Visanthe Shiancoe #81 of the Minnesota Vikings runs for yards after the catch against Jabari Greer #32 and Roman Harper #41 of the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Championship Game at the Louisiana Superdome on January 24, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints won 31-28 in overtime. The Saints won 31-28 in overtime. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Jabari Greer has a pulled groin that limited him during Tuesday's practice and left the Saints without either of their first-team cornerbacks on the field. Cornerback Patick Robinson, who hurt his shoulder Sunday afternoon, has not yet returned, and assistant head coach Joe Vitt says he could be sidelined a couple more days The injuries, which appear minor, mean more work with the first-team defense for second-year pro Johnny Patrick, free agent acquisition Marquis Johnson and fifth-round draft choice Corey White. Although quarterback Drew Brees had some long completions against them, Vitt says he feels good about the progress of New Orleans' young cornerbacks. The Saints (No. 9 in the AP Pro32) open their preseason this Sunday against Arizona in the Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio.
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