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Report: Martez Wilson out 2-4 weeks with elbow injury


New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton didn’t expect the elbow injury suffered Monday by linebacker Martez Wilson to be anything major.

The good news for the Saints is that Payton appears to be correct.

According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Wilson will miss 2-4 weeks after suffering the injury attempting to make a tackle in the backfield Monday morning.

Wilson has seen an increased role after Victor Butler was lost for the season to a torn ACL during OTAs. The timetable should allow Wilson to return before the start of the regular season.

Wilson is entering his third season with the Saints. He’s appeared in 29 games with one start over the past two years with 29 tackles, four sacks and a forced fumble.

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13 Responses to “Report: Martez Wilson out 2-4 weeks with elbow injury”
  1. gorillafart91623 says: Jul 29, 2013 10:40 PM

    Considering Butler is gone for the year….big sigh of relief here….

  2. unbiasfan says: Jul 29, 2013 10:43 PM

    This is Karma for the bounty program..what goes around comes around

  3. ilovefoolsball says: Jul 29, 2013 11:09 PM

    Well if it was gonna happen, now is as good a time as any.
    However, if you get hurt in training camp trying to make a non-tackle I’m not sure how things will fare for you once the bullets are really flying.

  4. davetexansfan says: Jul 29, 2013 11:32 PM

    That’s a shame. I liked him coming out of Illinois. I was hoping the Texans would snag him up. Hope he gets well soon and back for the season.

  5. 12thmanhawks says: Jul 29, 2013 11:33 PM

    Whew. …. Glad the first name is Martez .

  6. beerbudsnbevo says: Jul 29, 2013 11:34 PM

    Report: Who the hell is Martez Wilson?

  7. greenmeattruck says: Jul 30, 2013 1:11 AM

    If this keeps up, they’ll be putting a 2nd string kicker out there to rush the passer off the edge!

  8. giantsfan82 says: Jul 30, 2013 5:40 AM


  9. saints12013 says: Jul 30, 2013 6:28 AM

    I bet we wish we would’ve signed John
    Abraham now. Or drafted Jarvis Jones……

  10. bcajun says: Jul 30, 2013 7:06 AM

    Dodged the bullet there lol…maybe some of our rookies can get in some reps and get even better…WHO DAT!!

  11. reporterofthetruth says: Jul 30, 2013 8:05 AM

    Wilson is in a make it or break it year. Huge potential, but its put up time.

  12. tennsaint says: Jul 30, 2013 8:32 AM

    Please tell me he wasn’t trying to tackle Mark Ingram.

  13. saintij says: Jul 30, 2013 10:10 PM

    this dude is a BULL 100% STUD. the more hes on the field the better he gets, the better the D gets….listen, this D works…. out look the hell out.

    From High atop
    Mount WHODAT

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