This opens a three-week window of time for the Saints to activate them from injured reserve and add him to their 53-man roster.
Davenport, 25, was drafted by the Saints in the first round out of UTSA in 2018. He signed a four-year, $13.741 million dollar rookie contract with the Saints in 2018 that included an $8.074 million dollar signing bonus.
The Saints picked up his fifth-year option this offseason, which will cost $9.553 million in 2022, per Over The Cap.
In 2021, Davenport has appeared in one game for the Saints and recorded three total tackles and one sack.