Saints Make Four Moves Including Placing C Cesar Ruiz On IR

The New Orleans Saints officially made four roster moves on Tuesday for Week 16. 

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The full list includes:

  • Saints placed C Cesar Ruiz on injured reserve.
  • Saints signed LB Ty Summers off of the Jaguars’ practice squad.
  • Saints signed LB Nephi Sewell to their practice squad.
  • Saints released LB Kenny Young from their practice squad.

Ruiz, 23, is a former first-round pick of the Saints back in 2020. He’s currently in the third year of his four-year, $12,679,205 rookie contract that includes a $6,781,240 signing bonus.

The contract includes a fifth-year option for the Saints to pick up for the 2024 season.

In 2022, Ruiz has appeared in 14 games for the Saints, making 14 starts for them at center. 

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