Saints waived K Garrett Hartley.
Coach Sean Payton didn't rule out benching K Garrett Hartley for Week 16.
Garrett Hartley went 3-of-3 on field goals in Sunday's 23-20 Week 11 win over the 49ers.
Garrett Hartley has missed four of his last six field-goal attempts.
Saints K Garrett Hartley triggered an escalator in his contract, raising his 2013 salary from $734,000 to $2.166 million.
Saints special teams coordinator Greg McMahon has expressed no concern with K Garrett Hartley's missed kicks in consecutive games.
Garrett Hartley has won the Saints' placekicking job.
Garrett Hartley remains the favorite to win the Saints kicker job.
SportsNOLA.com expects Garrett Hartley to beat out John Kasay for field-goal duties this summer.
The Saints plan to stage a camp battle at kicker between Garrett Hartley and John Kasay.
Saints K Garrett Hartley (hip) is fully healed and expected to keep his job.
Saints placed K Garrett Hartley (hip) on injured reserve, ending his season.
Coach Sean Payton takes exception to a report that K Garrett Hartley (hip) will miss 8-10 weeks.
Saints K Garrett Hartley is out at least six weeks with a hip flexor.