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Will Herring

Will Herring - #54 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 241 lbs.
Birthday 08/28/1983
Birthplace Opelika, AL
College Auburn
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 5th round, 24th pick by Seahawks

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Week Seven power rankings

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
After a shaky start to the season, the Saints are beginning to establish themselves as legitimate Super Bowl contenders once again, rising five places to sixth in our latest power rankings.

Brees throws 3 TDs, Saints rout Bucs 31-6

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Drew Brees threw for 263 yards and three touchdowns Sunday, leading the New Orleans Saints to a 31-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Saints DT Ellis disruptive on more consistent basis

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
DT Sedrick Ellis is showing the potential that led New Orleans to trade up three spots in the first round to draft him seventh overall in 2008.

Saints sign RB Jones, waive RB Wynn

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The Saints signed RB Julius Jones today as they look to establish a running game with Pierre Thomas and Reggie Bush recovering from injuries.

America loves 'America's Team'

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
A new poll reports that for the fourth year in a row, the Cowboys have been voted as the most popular NFL team.

Saints resilient enough to overcome early-season struggles

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
Some are beginning to wonder if the Saints, who fell to 3-2 on Sunday, are going to recapture the form they displayed on their way to winning the Super Bowl last season.

Cards shock Saints in Hall's debut

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Rookie Max Hall completed 17 of 27 passes for 168 yards, Jay Feely kicked three field goals and the Arizona Cardinals upset the New Orleans Saints 30-20 on Sunday.

Saints FS Sharper says he’s ready, but team not expected to rush return

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
The Saints have been careful not to drop any hints when it comes to their plan for FS Darren Sharper, who will be eligible to be activated off the PUP list in Week Seven.

Saints RB Thomas out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Saints starting RB Pierre Thomas will miss Sunday's Week Five game against the Cardinals.

Saints CB Porter out 3-4 Weeks

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
Saints CB Tracy Porter will miss 3-4 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery to repair the lateral meniscus in his left knee.

Even 'elite' teams have major concerns now

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Let's run through PFW’s top five in our power rankings and point out each team’s greatest strength right now and also its biggest shortcoming.

Report: Saints CB Porter to miss 2-4 weeks

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 8:24 p.m. ET
Saints CB Tracy Porter is expected to miss 2-4 weeks after an apparent MCL injury in his left knee, according to PFW correspondent Mike Triplett in the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

Saints edge Carolina 16-14

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Only days after rejoining the Saints at age 46, John Carney hit three field goals to help New Orleans edge the Carolina Panthers 16-14 on Sunday.

PK Carney active for Saints

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Saints have decided to activate PK John Carney for their Week Four matchup with the Panthers, while Garrett Hartley will not be in uniform.

Saints WR Meachem looking to shake off slow start

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
Saints WR Robert Meachem isn't off to the start some envisioned for him.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 21, 2013
The New Orleans Saints re-signed Herring to a one-year contract Thursday.||||||| Herring was released earlier this month. Acquired as a free agent in 2011, he played in all 16 games last season, starting one, and was credited with 13 tackles and one forced fumble. In two seasons with New Orleans, the former Auburn standout has played on special teams, while also providing depth at linebacker.
Posted March 12, 2013
A person familiar with the situation said Herring was being released by the Saints after two seasons with the club. Herring said on Twitter that he appreciated his time in New Orleans.||||||| Herring, acquired as a free agent in 2011, played in all 16 games last season, starting one, and was credited with 13 tackles and one forced fumble.
Posted Jan. 04, 2012
The Saints have placed Herring on injured reserve, ending his season.||||||| Herring hobbled off the field favoring his right knee against Carolina last Sunday and coach Sean Payton says the linebacker has a sprained medial collateral ligament. Herring, a reserve, was credited with five tackles on defense and four on special teams.
Posted Oct. 18, 2008
Herring has been added to the Seahawks' active roster for the first time this season.||||||| Herring had been on the physically unable to perform list with a condition that was causing chronic muscle pulls. The special teams standout and linebacker - a fifth-round draft choice in 2007 - played 12 games last season.
Posted Aug. 28, 2008
Seattle placed Herring on the reserve/physically unable to perform list. The fifth-round draft choice in 2007, who played 12 games last season, has had a condition that is causing chronic joint inflammation. Team doctors have been trying to find the most effective way to treat the peculiar condition.||||||| Herring could return to practice between the sixth and ninth weeks of the regular season. The Seahawks would then have to activate him to the roster within 21 days of him returning to practice in order for Herring to play this season.

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