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No specifics of the injury were immediately available. Vaccaro’s left leg was bent back in a pile-up, and he was placed in an air cast on the field.
The standout rookie has been a big reason for the Saints’ defensive success this year, playing a versatile role in pass coverage (often against top slot receivers).
The Saints do have good depth at the safety position, though. Veteran Roman Harper replaced Vaccaro in the lineup.
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