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Bradley Handwerger / WWLTV.com Sports Reporter
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The Saints waived running back Chris Taylor and cornerback Nick Hixson last week in a move the team has yet to announce.

Both were released to make room for quarterback Luke McCown and running back Joe Banyard, who were signed after invited tryouts during minicamp.

Taylor spent time with the team's practice squad in 2011 while Hixson was an undrafted rookie free agent the team signed following rookie minicamp in May.

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