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Saints make roster moves as Thomas, Bush miss Wednesday practice

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton announced Wednesday that team promoted linebacker Kyle Knox from the practice squad to the 53-man roster and released safety Eric Frampton.

Knox is a 6-foot-1, 200-pound linebacker from Fresno State. He played in four games earlier this season when he was with Jacksonville. He will wear No. 58.

The Saints also signed defensive back Eddie Whitley to the practice squad.

On Wednesday, the Saints and Eagles issued their first injury reports ahead of Saturday's playoff game. The details:

Saints' practice report:

Did not practice:

RB Pierre Thomas (chest)

S Rafael Bush (ankle)


Philadelphia Eagles' report:

Did Not Practice

G Julian Vandervelde (Back)

S Earl Wolff (Knee)


S Colt Anderson (Knee)

WR Jason Avant (Shoulder)

CB Brandon Boykin (Hip)

LB Mychal Kendricks (Knee)


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