It’s time for another batch of New Orleans Saints news, rumors and links as the team prepares for another big weekend. Important things like injuries and other storylines abound, so let’s quit wasting time and get right into it!
Per NOLA.com’s Katherine Terrell:
New Orleans Saints offensive guard Jahri Evans (hamstring), running back Mark Ingram (toe) and safety Roman Harper (knee) did not participate in Wednesday’s practice session.Evans has been on the injury report for a back issue and briefly left Sunday’s game to have his thigh taped.Ingram, who participated in the stretching portion of practice before leaving, was a new addition to the injury report.Harper didn’t practice on Friday and played a limited amount of snaps against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
“New Orleans hosted an unprecedented series of sporting events in 2012 and 2013, including the 78th Annual Allstate Sugar Bowl, the 2012 Allstate BCS National Football Championship, 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four, 2013 NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four and Super Bowl XLVII, one of the most watched television events and highly rated events in sports history,” said the announcement from the convention and tourism groups.
New Orleans Saints cornerback Patrick Robinson has been placed on injured reserve with a patella injury, the team announced Wednesday. The Saints re-signed cornerback Chris Carr, who was cut during training camp, to take the roster spot.Robinson injured his leg against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Sunday and had to be carted off the field.