METAIRIE, La. - Rookie Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro suffered a fractured ankle in Sunday's loss to Carolina and will undergo surgery, head coach Sean Payton announced Monday.

Vaccaro started in all 14 games he played this season and had 92 tackles, 58 of those unassisted, along with one sack, one interception and six passes defensed.

No roster moves were mentioned to help with Vaccaro's absence for the Tampa game.

Vaccaro appered to get caught under a pile during a play during the contest.

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