Two More: Saints coaches Ryan Nielsen, Brian Young to miss Panthers game due to COVID-19 protocols

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Ryan Nielsen

Ryan Nielsen (assistant head coach/defensive line) and Brian Young (pass rush specialist) will not be in attendance at Sunday’s game due to Covid-19 protocols, the team announced Saturday, Sept. 18. Nielsen’s and Young’s duties will be divided among the defensive staff.

On Friday, the team announced the following coaches would not be coaching against the Panthers (1-0): Jim Chaney (offensive analyst), Declan Doyle (offensive assistant), Phil Galiano (assistant special teams), Curtis Johnson (senior offensive assistant/wide receivers), Dan Roushar (run game coordinator/tight ends) and Joel Thomas (running backs).

New Orleans Saints assistant Brendan Nugent (offensive line) will be in attendance for Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte.

New Orleans Saints roster moves

Signed from Practice Squad

Defensive back Jordan Miller

Linebacker Wynton McManis

Standard elevation from Practice Squad

Defensive end Jalyn Holmes

Center Austin Reiter


Linebacker Chase Hansen

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