New Orleans released Mack on Sunday.|||||||
Mack is a fifth-year cornerback signed by New Orleans during the past offseason. He played the past four seasons with Tampa Bay.
Mack was injured in the Buccaneers' regular season finale against the New Orleans Saints.|||||||
Mack, a reserve cornerback who plays on special teams, was removed from the game with what team officials termed a head injury after a hard collision on kickoff coverage in the second half. Mack was able to walk to the bench on his own, but team officials said he is out for the remainder of the game.
Mack was suspended one game without pay by the NFL on Tuesday for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan.|||||||
The hit against Ryan occurred Sunday when the NFL said Mack unnecessarily launched himself into the rookie quarterback and made helmet-to-helmet contact during an interception return play.