However, the injury is not deemed to be season-ending at this time and Armstead should be able to return later in the year.
The Saints announced yesterday Armstead was ruled out for the game against the Patriots due to an elbow injury.
Armstead (elbow injury) is OUT for the remainder of the game
— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) September 26, 2021
Armstead, 29, is a former third-round pick of the Saints back in 2013. He’s in the fourth year of his five-year, $65 million contract and stands to make base salaries of $1.05 million and $10.15 million over the final two years of the agreement.
In 2021, Armstead has appeared in three games for the Saints, making three starts for them at left tackle.
We will have more news on Armstead as it becomes available.