The team brought in veteran free agent Laurent Robinson for a workout and signed 29-year-old Steve Breaston, a one-time productive receiver for the Arizona Cardinals who finished last season on the game-day inactive list for the Kansas City Chiefs.
The Saints also announced that veteran defensive end Kenyon Coleman, who spent the past two seasons with the Dallas Cowboys, will have surgery for a torn pectoral muscle that probably will be season-ending.
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Longtime New York Jets guard Brandon Moore has retired after signing with the Dallas Cowboys the previous day, according to multiple reports.
Moore and the Cowboys had reached a deal on a one-year contract Tuesday night before his abrupt change of heart. He walked away from a $1.25 million salary, a $500,000 signing bonus and incentives.
Moore spent 11 seasons with the Jets and started 142 of 144 games during his career. He had started every game since 2005 and was named to the Pro Bowl in 2011.
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Green Bay Packers left tackle Bryan Bulaga is facing surgery on his injured knee, ProFootballTalk.com reported.
Bulaga and the Packers were hoping to find a way for him to play through the injury this season, but a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews confirmed that Bulaga needs an operation on his torn ACL.
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Veteran safety Deon Grant is retiring as a member of the New York Giants after an 11-year NFL career with four teams.
Grant, 34, last played for the Giants in 2011. His final game was the Super Bowl XLVI victory over the New England Patriots.
Grant sat out the 2012 season because of shoulder, ankle and hand surgeries.
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The Chicago Bears have lost cornerback Kelvin Hayden for the season because a torn hamstring. Hayden will undergo surgery to repair the damage, the team announced.
The eight-year veteran had signed a one-year contract with the Bears during the offseason.
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Wide receiver Charly Martin was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Wednesday. Martin had previously been placed on waivers by the San Francisco 49ers.
Martin has played just 12 games in the NFL (with only one start) and has caught five passes for 48 yards.