Originally posted on The Saints Nation  |  Last updated 8/26/13
Ok here's my final stab at this. The big surprise I have is Jonathan Vilma on IR with the ability to come back later in the season, which means Victor Butler is done for the year. The Saints should cut a few guys by Tuesday to pare down to 75, and then they'll need to go to 53 after the Thursday night game by 6:30pm on 8/31 (Saturday). For me the toughest decision by far was between Courtney Roby, Preston Parker and Andy Tanner. I feel like the Saints will only keep two, but could be tempted by all three if Marques Colston isn't ready for week 1. Here's my final edition and guess at the 53 man roster: QB (2): Drew Brees, Luke McCown (Ryan Griffin) HB (5): Mark Ingram, Pierre Thomas, Darren Sproles, Travaris Cadet, Khiry Robinson FB (2): Jed Collins, Austin Johnson TE (2): Jimmy Graham, Benjamin Watson (Michael Higgins, Josh Hill, Keavon Milton)  WR (7): Marques Colston, Lance Moore, Kenny Stills, Nick Toon, Preston Parker, Courtney Roby, Andy Tanner (Saalim Ha...
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