The Saints have made their moves to reduce their roster to 53 players, and for the moment, they are missing a kicker.
The team has terminated the contracts of cornerback Champ Bailey, wide receiver Robert Meachem, kicker Shayne Graham. linebacker Keyunta Dawson, fullback Greg Jones and tackle Thomas Welch.
The Saints have waived kicker Derek Dimke, center Matt Armstrong, corner Derrius Brooks, wide receiver Brandon Coleman, linebacker Todd Davis. corner Terrence Fredereick, wide receiver Charles Hawkins, tight end Nic Jacobs, wide receiver Seantavious Jones, tackle Tavon Rooks, running back Derric Strozier, nose tackle Lawrence Virgil, corner Trevin Wade, safety Pierre Warren and guard Jason Weaver.
The team is expected to audition kickers and could re-sign Dimke.
Some of the players who were waived may end up on the 10-member practice squad if they're unable move elsewhere in the NFL.