Damian Swann, Hau’oli Kikaha leave game as Saints defense hit hard with injuries _lowres

New Orleans Saints' Damian Swann gestures during the first half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)


The New Orleans defense has been hit with injuries hard against the Giants.

Rookie Saints cornerback Damian Swann left the game after Eli Manning’s fifth touchdown pass with 12 minutes left.

Swann was playing in his first game back since missing the last two games with a concussion.

In addition, rookie linebacker Hau’oli Kikaha left the game in the third quarter with an ankle injury, and has been announced as questionable to return,

Veteran linebacker Ramon Humber left early in the first quarter with a hamstring injury.