Saints reserve rookie QB Jake Haener was suspended for 6 games



SEPT 7, 2023

Despite showing promise during the preseason, Jake Haener was not expected to play this season.

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The Saints’ starting quarterback is veteran Derek Carr and his backup is veteran Jameis Winston.

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However, rookie quarterback Jake Haener violated the NFL’s policy on performance enhancers.

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For this behavior, Jake Haener has been suspended for the first six games of the regular season.

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Haener will return to the Saints' active roster on Monday, Oct. 16, Week 6 game at Houston.

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The Saints also could have Taysom Hill play quarterback full-time if needed, as he has done before.

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