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Saints FB Evans out for season

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Posted: Oct 29, 2009 2:43 PM by Brian Waldrep
Updated: Oct 29, 2009 3:23 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Saints, Evans, Out, Season

New Orleans Saints fullback, Heath Evans, has a torn right knee ligament that will sideline him for the rest of the season.

Saints coach Sean Payton said Evans was having surgery on his knee and would be place on injured reserve.

Evans had been a key blocker in the Saints' running game, which ranks third in the NFL.

The club has now signed fullback Kyle Eckel, who has spent time with Miami, New England and Philadelphia the last three seasons.

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