Contract-year QB Drew Brees maintains he'll cut off extension negotiations once the season begins.
Saints FS Jairus Byrd (knee) is practicing on the first day of camp.
Saints GM Mickey Loomis said there's been "no progress" in contract talks with Drew Brees.
Saints coach Sean Payton said CB Keenan Lewis (knee) is close to fully healthy.
Saints signed WR Hakeem Nicks to a one-year contract.
Saints placed WR Vincent Brown on injured reserve with a calf injury, ending his season.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune is "not so sure" C.J. Spiller's roster spot is safe.
Saints placed LT Terron Armstead (soft-tissue injury) on the active/PUP list.
Saints placed CB Keenan Lewis (knee) on the active/PUP list.
Saints placed DE Hau'oli Kikaha (knee) on the active/PUP list.
Saints CB Keenan Lewis (knee, hip, sports hernia) expects to practice on the first day of camp.
Walk-year QB Drew Brees said he and the Saints have not seriously discussed a contract extension since March.
Per ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett, Brandin Cooks "looks ready to explode" this season.
Saints coach Sean Payton has called first-year NFL player S Erik Harris a "pleasant surprise."
The New Orleans Advocate confirms Tim Hightower "seems like the best bet" to open the season as Mark Ingram's primary backup.