Text Us: 870870
Studio: (504)260.1870
Toll Free: (866)889.0870
A   A   A
 Follow 
Share

Posted: Friday, 03 January 2014 4:12PM

Thomas out for Saints' wild card game



The Saints say that running back Pierre Thomas will not play Saturday against Philadelphia.

Thomas has not practiced all week due to a chest injury.

Mark Ingram and Darren Sproles will hope to step up in Thomas' absence. Ingram is the team's second-leading rusher with 386 yards on 78 carries.

Thomas led the team in carries and rushing yards. He was second only to Jimmy Graham in receptions, with 77.

Philadelphia has had the 10th best rushing defense in the league this year and has held runners to a 3.8 yards per carry average.

Photo by Chris Bennett

Filed Under :  
Topics : Sports
Social :
Locations : Philadelphia
People : Chris BenetDarren SprolesJimmy GrahamMark IngramPierre Thomas
A   A   A
 Follow 
Share
Deke's Blog
Deke: Where are the LSU Tigers now?
It's only one game. But, my oh my, did that 34-29 loss tell us a lot about the 2014 LSU Tigers. A team that was supposed to be a dominant defensive club got gashed and bullied for four quarters by a much more physical MSU Bulldogs team. Mississippi...
Read More
Big Chief's CFB Top 10 week #5
Why must I be like that? Why must I chase the cat? It must be the dog in me...the Mississippi State Bulldog, that is. Man, give it up for the SEC West. The two most impressive wins in all of CFB this season have come from SEC West teams Texas A&M...
Read More
Deke Bellavia – Saints vs Vikings game preview
Minnesota Vikings (1-1) vs New Orleans Saints (0-2) Sunday September 21, 2014; noon kickoff @ the Mercedes-Benz Superdome Series History: The Vikings lead series 18-9. The Saints won the last 3 battles. Last week's results: New England...
Read More
QB to QB: Brees expects valiant effort from Vikings
The Cajun Cannon Bobby Hebert and I held our weekly interview with Saints QB Drew Brees Wednesday on Sports Talk. "It is a thin line between being 0-2 and 2-0. We feel like as a team we have made the necessary corrections and look forward to getting...
Read More
Deke: SEC rankings, week four
Well folks, if the SEC West added Georgia, Missouri and South Carolina, then the rest of the nation's games really wouldn't matter. Currently all seven of the SEC West's members are ranked among the top 42 teams in the nation with five of...
Read More
Hokie's Blog
Bobby's Blog
Kristian's Blog
Kristian: Brees is glad he was slammed to the turf
The Saints notched their first win of the season 20 - 9 over the Minnesota Vikings yesterday in the Superdome. It wasn't pretty, but the Saints will take it. After jumping out to a 13-0 lead in the first quarter, the offense sputtered until the...
Read More
Kristian: Saints are focusing on the details
The little things: The little things get you beat. A play here and a play there in the NFL really is the difference between being 0-2 and 2-0. The Saints say the harsh reality of their 0-2 start is about paying attention to the little things: "We just...
Read More
Kristian: Saints RB Ingram played most of Browns game with broken hand
Ingram Update: Saints coach Sean Payton announced running back Mark Ingram had surgery to repair a fracture in his hand. "There was a fracture, it was displaced, so it wasn't something he could put a cast on. Everything went well. He'll be a week to...
Read More
Hokie: Saints 0-2 start "sucks, it really does"
The Saints are off to an 0-2 start to the season, and color analyst Hokie Gajan puts the blame at the feet of the players. "You can't continue to have the breakdowns that you have seen," Gajan said. "I am putting it on the players. When you make...
Read More
Monday Morning QB: Brees says "we have to stick together"
Sure, it's not the start the Saints envisioned, but as many have said in the past, you are what your record says you are in the NFL - and the Saints are 0 and 2 for a reason. "Typically a play here, a play there, you can't describe. A lot of these games...
Read More
Saints @ Cowboys

Team News
Saints Schedule
Team Leaders
Division Standings
NFC Standings
ADVERTISEMENT

FACEBOOK

1 Thing

Contact Us

Contests

WWL iPhone App

Powered By InterTech Media, LLC™