Dec 29, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas (23) leaps over Tampa Bay Buccaneers free safety Dashon Goldson (38) for a touchdown during the third quarter of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
The New Orleans Saints issued their second injury report of the week in preparation for their upcoming Wild Card Showdown against the Philadelphia Eagles.
The big change? Well, not much. The names stay the same, and Rafael Bush was upgraded from yesterday.
S Rafael Bush (Ankle)
DID NOT PRACTICE
RB Pierre Thomas (Chest)
We’re not exactly sure about the Pierre Thomas injury. Coach Sean Payton was extremely tight-lipped about the injury by stating that it occurred during the Bucs game. You really shouldn’t expect anything more from Payton, as he’s been that way all season concerning injuries.
However, for any Saints fan, the reality of not having Pierre Thomas in any type of offensive planning seems to be a little troubling. Thomas finished as the team’s leading rusher, and has played an extremely huge role for the Saints in big games. However, Thomas is a tough player, and along with Bush, it’s hard to see that they’ll be out for this extremely important game.
As always, we won’t find out until tomorrow the final injury report for Saturday’s game. Get well PT! We need you!