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)
New Orleans Saints (0-1) vs Cleveland Browns (0-1)
Sunday, September 14 First Energy Stadium, Cleveland Ohio Kickoff 12pm
Series History: Cleveland leads the series 12-4 over New Orleans
Last week: Atlanta beat New Orleans 37-34 in OT and...
"Bow Down When you Come to My Town" was once a hot tune by Westside Connection in the 90's, and it came to mind last Thursday night when I drove home and was listening to a beat-down in Seattle. I've seen a bunch of beat downs, but rarely one as...
First of all, there are 16 weeks and 15 games remaining in the 2014 NFL Season. No team has ever locked up or been eliminated from anything after the first week of the season. After all, this is not college football.
I turned 43 last month, and over...
It's my top 10 and I'll rank'em how I want to! FSU has not impressed me at all, college football will soon be going to big games all the time. And the Big Ten is done after just two weeks of the 2014 season. Only way Big Ten gets back in the national...
New Orleans Saints vs Atlanta Falcons
Sunday September 7, 2013
Noon Kickoff Georgia Dome
Series History: The Falcons lead the all-time series 47-44 against the Saints. New Orleans swept the Falcons last season.
The Preseason: New Orleans was...
Uh-0 and 2: In July when the Saints started training camp, nobody thought they would start the season 0 and 2, but it's reality after a pair of gut wrenching losses in the final second of regulation and overtime. Now the Saints face an uphill battle to...
Defensive Coordinator: Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan didn't sugar coat his defense's performance last week today when he spoke to the media. "You have to obviously fix something, when you give up that many points and that many yards. It's...
No-Goodell: Saints coach Sean Payton would have every right to lash out and pile on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell following the Ray Rice video debacle that has swept the league since Monday. "Our focus has really been on Cleveland," he said, stopping...
Tackling: That singular word came up several times today in the locker room in discussions with the players and Coach Sean Payton. "Tackle!" "Tackle!" "Tackle!" Cornerback Keenan Lewis said it several times when asked a question, regardless of the...
Humbled: The Saints were left scratching their heads after losing to Atlanta in the season opener yesterday in the Georgia Dome. "Last year was last year, it's a new year. We're not panicking, but we have a little sense of urgency," explained...