Saints’ Vaccaro, Watson ruled out for Sunday

Updated: November 15, 2013

Metairie, LA ( – New Orleans Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro and
tight end Benjamin Watson have been ruled out for Sunday’s game against San
Francisco due to concussions.

Both injuries occurred in the second half of last week’s 49-17 win over
Dallas. Vaccaro took a knee to the head from tight end Jason Witten while
making a tackle, and Watson fell hard on his head when he tried to catch a
pass in the end zone.

Vaccaro also suffered a concussion on Oct. 27 against Buffalo but did not miss
any games.

Meanwhile, star tight end Jimmy Graham (elbow/foot), linebacker Curtis Lofton
(hamstring/ankle) and defensive tackle Akiem Hicks (back) are all probable
despite being limited in Friday’s practice.

Safeties Roman Harper (knee) and Malcolm Jenkins (hamstring) joined defensive
ends Tyrunn Walker (knee) and Cameron Jordan (ankle) as full participants in
Friday’s session and are also probable to play Sunday.