Saints lineman Ellis out 2-4 weeks with medial meniscus tear

Updated: October 4, 2008, 3:11 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

METAIRIE, La. -- Top draft pick Sedrick Ellis will be lost to the New Orleans Saints for two to four weeks with a right knee injury.

Ellis, the No. 7 overall selection in last April's draft, tore the medial meniscus in his knee during the Saints' win last Sunday against San Francisco and had arthroscopic surgery to repair the tear Friday morning.

He left Thursday's practice after hearing what he said was "kind of a click" in his knee. Coach Sean Payton said the "click" is symptomatic ...

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