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Saints and Ravens Friday Injury Report: Cadet, Lofton and Keenan Lewis All Return

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Aug 9, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis (28) against the Kansas City Chiefs during a preseason game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Chiefs 17-13. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Monday Night Football is just a few short days away.  The New Orleans Saints, who sit at 4-6 in the NFC South, are desperate for a win and will need all the healthy pieces they can get against a tough 6-4 Baltimore Ravens team led by head coach John Harbaugh.  With Friday’s practices in the books, both teams have released their second injury reports of the week.

Saints:

RB Khiry Robinson (Forearm) – Did not practice

LB Kyle Knox (Hand) – Did not practice

RB Pierre Thomas (Rib/Shoulder) – Limited

WR Robert Meachem (Ankle) – Limited

RB Travaris Cadet (Hamstring) – Limited

LB Curtis Lofton (Ankle) – Limited

CB Keenan Lewis (Knee) – Limited

T Zach Strief (Chest) – Full participant

RB Mark Ingram (Shoulder) – Full participant

Ravens:

WR Michael Campanaro (Thigh) – Did not practice

G Jah Reid (Hand) – Did not practice

DT Haloti Ngata (Not injury related) – Did not practice

LB Terrell Suggs (Not injury related) -Did not practice

FB Kyle Juszcyk (Foot) – Limited

G Marshal Yanda (Knee) – Full participant

Good news came yesterday with the return of Pierre Thomas (missed four games) and Robert Meachem to practice.  Well, it comes again today — Keenan Lewis returned for a limited session on the field, along with Curtis Lofton and Travaris Cadet.

Lewis injured his knee against the San Francisco 49ers two weeks ago and was limited to only ten snaps Sunday during the beat-down handed to the Black and Gold by the Cincinnati Bengals.

With the Ravens’ speedy wide receivers, including Saints killer and former Carolina Panthers WR Steve Smith, Lewis’ presence will be crucial Monday night.  Let’s hope Pierre Thomas continues to progress throughout the week as well — we could see the rebirth of a strong screen game with his return.

Baltimore is looking pretty healthy all around, but we’ll be sure to monitor both teams through the weekend, keeping you up to date with any changes, Who Dat Nation.

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