The New Orleans Saints have 13 players listed on the first injury report ahead of Thursday's game with the Falcons.
Atlanta has nine players on the injury report.
The only Saint completely sidelined at Monday practice was Jabari Greer. The other 12 were able to take part on a limited basis.
Two Falcons sat out of Monday's practice: Tony Gonzalez and Mallicah Goodman.
Saints Coach Sean Payton indicated it was going to be a challenge to get players the appropriate amount of rest on such a short week that has the team traveling to Atlanta on Wednesday for the prime time battle on Thursday.
Here is the complete injury report:
DE Cameron Jordan (ankle)
G Ben Grubbs (neck)
DT Akiem Hicks (back)
DE Tyrunn Walker (knee)
LB Curtis Lofton (hamstring/ankle)
TE Jimmy Graham (elbow/foot)
G Jahri Evans (ankle)
CB Chris Carr (hip/back/Hamstring)
CB Rod Sweeting (hip)
RB Darren Sproles (knee/ankle)
S Kenny Vaccaro (concussion)
TE Benjamin Watson (concussion)
DID NOT PARTICIPATE:
CB Jabari Greer (knee)
DID NOT PARTICIPATE
TE Tony Gonzalez (Toe)
DE Mallicah Goodman (Calf)
DT Jonathan Babineaux (Tricep)
QB Dominique Davis (Knee)
DT Peria Jerry (Shoulder)
S Zeke Motta (Hand)
RB Jacquizz Rodgers (Ankle)
T Jeremy Trueblood (Knee/Hip)
LB Paul Worrilow (Shoulder)
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