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Saints' Pete Werner: Logs solid 2023 campaign
Werner finished the 2023 season with 93 tackles and one interception across 16 appearances.
Werner logged career highs across the board, including 16 starts at inside linebacker alongside 12-year veteran Demario Davis. The 2021 second-round pick also played 306 more defensive snaps than last season, though he only finished with 13 more tackles. With Davis currently set to become a free agent this offseason, it's possible that Werner could see his production rise once again entering the final season of his four-year, $5.68 million contract.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Pete Werner: Leads Saints in tackles Sunday
Werner finished Sunday's 23-13 win over the Buccaneers with nine tackles (eight solo).
Werner had his most productive tackling output since Week 3 against the Packers. The 2021 second-round pick out of Ohio State has 89 tackles over 15 games this season, which is second on the team behind Demario Davis.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Pete Werner: Set to return Week 14
Werner (oblique) is active for Sunday's contest against Carolina.
Werner missed last Sunday's game versus Detroit due to an oblique injury, but his absence will last only one week as he's set to return to face the Panthers. The third-year linebacker has played a near every-down role for the Saints when healthy, accumulating 67 tackles (43 solo), including half a sack, along with an interception on the season. Nephi Sewell will presumably have a minimal role on defense again after starting last week in Werner's stead.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Pete Werner: Chance to return Week 14
Werner (oblique) is listed as questionable ahead of Sunday's game against the Panthers, Matthew Paras of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Werner missed his first game of the season in Week 13, and after a week of limited practice sessions, he has a chance to suit up Sunday. If the 25-year-old were to miss his second consecutive game, Zack Baun would likely assume starting inside linebacker duties alongside Demario Davis.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Pete Werner: Returns to practice Wednesday
Werner (oblique) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice, John Hendrix of SI.com reports.
Werner missed his first game of the season in Week 13 against the Lions. His return to practice is a sign that he is trending in the right direction for Sunday's game against the Panthers. Werner has 43 tackles (24 solo), including 0.5 sacks, one interception and one fumble recovery in 11 games this year.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Pete Werner: Won't suit up vs. Lions
Werner (oblique) is listed as out for Sunday's game versus the Lions, Matthew Paras of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Werner will miss his first game of the season in Week 13 as he deals with an oblique injury. In his stead, Zack Baun will probably see an increased snap count at linebacker next to Demario Davis.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Pete Werner: Misses another practice
Werner (oblique) did not practice Thursday, Brooke Kirchhofer of NewOrleans.Football reports.
Werner has now logged consecutive DNPs after he played a typical workload in Week 12 against the Falcons, so it's hard to say how serious the injury may be. His practice level Friday will likely give more clarity on his chances of suiting up Sunday against the Lions.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Pete Werner: Misses practice Wednesday
Werner (oblique) didn't practice Wednesday, Matthew Paras of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Werner popped up on New Orleans' injury report Wednesday, casting doubt on his status for Sunday's matchup with Detroit. If the 2021 second-round pick ends up being unable to play, Nephi Sewell should start in his place.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Pete Werner: Records eight stops in Week 12 loss
Werner posted eight tackles (seven solo) against the Falcons in Sunday's loss.
Werner tied for second on the Saints in stops in the contest, logging his highest tackle total since Week 4 against Tampa Bay. The 2021 second-round draft pick has been a near every-down presence on the field for New Orleans throughout the campaign, racking up 67 tackles (43 solo), including a half-sack, and picking off one pass over 11 contests.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Pete Werner: Solid performance in loss
Werner recorded six tackles (four solo) in Sunday's 20-13 loss to Houston.
Werner bounced back from his lowest tackle output (three) of the season during the Saints' Week 5 win over the Patriots, as he was second on the team in stops this past Sunday. The 25-year-old linebacker continues to have the most productive season of his career, leading New Orleans in total tackles and recording his first career interception.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Pete Werner: Snags interception in win
Warner logged three tackles (two solo), an interception and a pass deflection during Sunday's 34-0 win against the Patriots.
Warner logged his first career interception in the shutout win, helping make up for his lowest tackle total of the young season. Werner spent significant time on the bench in the latter portion of the contest due to New Orleans' large lead, but he still enjoyed a solid outing overall.... See More ... See Less
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