NFL • Former Utah cornerback Ryan Lacy was among three players waived by the New Orleans Saints on Monday. The Saints also cut ex-West Virginia running back Shawne Alston, and 2012 practice squad center Ryan Lee. Lacy had joined New Orleans as an undrafted free agent last month.
Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said Monday that the club has signed six players who received tryouts at rookie camp last weekend, including Brent Leonard, who was Louisiana-Monroe's leading receiver last season.
• Buddy Nix is stepping down after three seasons as the Buffalo Bills' general manager, the team announced. Nix, 73, will remain with the team as special assistant. Assistant GM Doug Whaley, entering his fourth season in Buffalo, is expected to take over.