Saints fear new WR Bryant lost to Achilles tear

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Two days af­ter Dez Bryant signed with New Or­leans, the Saints be­lieve the former Dal­las wide re­ceiver has suf­fered a torn Achilles ten­don.

Bryant, re­leased by the Cowboys in April with two years left on his five-year con­tract but un­signed un­til Wed­nes­day, was hurt in prac­tice Fri­day and the club fears the likely sea­son-end­ing in­jury, a source told the NFL Net­work’s Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelis­sero.

Wild­fires im­pact Cali-

for­nia teams: The Los An­ge­les Rams can­celed prac­tice af­ter a wild­fire forced about 20 play­ers and coaches to evac­u­ate their homes.

They’ll cram their nor­mal Fri­day prep into a work­out at the Univer­sity of South­ern Cal­i­for­nia on Satur­day be­fore they host Seat­tle on Sun­day.

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