Saints place Brandin Cooks, Rafael Bush on injured reserve

The New Orleans Saints placed rookie wide receiver Brandin Cooks on injured reserve with a broken thumb.

He underwent surgery to repair the damage.

The Saints placed safety Rafael Bush on injured reserve with a broken leg.

The Sanits cut running back Edwin Baker and signed linebacker Moise Fokou and defensive backs Pierre Warren and Moise Fokou.

Cooks' loss is significant. He was in the midst of a strong first season.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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