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Sproles, Graham lead Saints injury report


Almost a quarter of the Saints roster landed on the injury report for Thursday night’s game against the Falcons and most of them are listed as questionable.

The most worrisome of the lot would probably be running back Darren Sproles, who hasn’t practiced either of the last two days with knee and ankle issues. The Saints offense should have enough weapons to succeed against a vulnerable Falcons defense, but things tend to go better for them when Sproles is in the lineup.

Right guard Jahiri Evans also missed practice this week. He’s suffering from an ankle injury, although he, like Sproles, was able to play through his injury against the 49ers.

Tight end Jimmy Graham is listed as probable with the ankle injury that’s nagged him for a while, but there’s little chance he won’t play after playing nearly three-quarters of the team’s snaps last Sunday. He was able to practice the last two days, as were the other players on the injury report.

Those other questionable players are guard Ben Grubbs (neck), cornerback Rod Sweeting (hip), safety Kenny Vaccaro (concussion), defensive end Tyrunn Walker (knee), tight end Ben Watson (concussion), cornerback Chris Carr (hip/back/hamstring), and defensive tackle Akiem Hicks (back). Linebacker Curtis Lofton (hamstring/ankle) and defensive end Cam Jordan (ankle) are probable.

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11 Responses to “Sproles, Graham lead Saints injury report”
  1. sdisme says: Nov 20, 2013 4:11 PM

    Need to update – Jordan, Lofton & Graham are probable.

  2. boisestatewhodat says: Nov 20, 2013 4:21 PM

    Big Brutha’s comin…lil brutha can expect more of the same.

    Big Brutha: 38 (regardless of who plays)
    Lil Brutha: 14

  3. flyboy69 says: Nov 20, 2013 4:22 PM

    WHO DAT, WE DAT…falcants have no chance…

  4. jkaflagg says: Nov 20, 2013 4:22 PM

    Should be able to handle ATL without him, but Sproles is critical when they play top opponents….the one time the Saint offense looked shaky this year was when Sproles was injured against the Jets….

  5. antonio says: Nov 20, 2013 4:53 PM

    We can always pencil in an easy W when have to play the falcons!

  6. 4thqtrsaint says: Nov 20, 2013 7:00 PM

    It would be smarter to start Lelito in place of Evans. Jahri needs to be 100% against the Seahawks.

  7. beastmode5150 says: Nov 20, 2013 7:01 PM

    See ya Monday the 2nd Saints.

  8. sirblitzalot15 says: Nov 20, 2013 9:10 PM


  9. ilovefoolsball says: Nov 21, 2013 2:00 AM

    The real test won’t be on the field. It will be to see how many fans can endure the saints blitzkrieg.

  10. Terry says: Nov 21, 2013 11:56 AM

    What’s the latest on Greer ?

  11. akismet-e2333b84512ab208a4f44b2cbe7b24f5 says: Nov 21, 2013 12:45 PM

    I say we let them rest, bring them in on a limited basis cause we are going to need them rested up for Seattle next Monday.

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