Drew Brees won't have his top wide receivers on the field this Sunday against the Chicago Bears, as Marquez Callaway, Michael Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders have all been ruled out. In an effort to fill that void, the front office added a familiar face to its roster.
According to Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football, the Saints have signed Tommylee Lewis to their 53-man roster this weekend.
Lewis is known for his involvement in one of the most egregious non-calls in NFL history. He should have drew a pass interference call against Nickell Robey-Coleman against the Rams in the 2019 NFC Championship, but we all know how that story ended.
Over the course of his career, Lewis has 20 receptions for 252 yards and two touchdowns. Sean Payton could also use him as a punt returner if he desires to do so, but that role will most likely be filled by Deonte Harris.
Lewis isn't the only wideout that New Orleans is adding to its roster for tomorrow's game in the Windy City.
Austin Carr and Juwan Johnson have been called up from the practice squad. Both receivers saw limited snaps last weekend against the Panthers.
Even though New Orleans will be missing several key players this Sunday, it should have a good chance to win as long as Brees and Alvin Kamara continue what they've been doing all of October.