After practicing fully on Thursday and Friday, nine Saints players listed on the injury report for Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome are probable, the team said.
They are TE Josh Hill (hamstring), RB Pierre Thomas (eye), S Rafael Bush (ankle), LB Keyunta Dawson (calf), LB Kevin Reddick (shoulder), QB Drew Brees (bruised right knee), T Terron Armstead (shoulder), WR Marques Colston (back) and G Jahri Evans (knee).
Hill, Bush and Dawson have, respectively, missed the past two, three and four games games.
In Tampa Bay, G Carl Nicks has been ruled out with a staph infection he’s been battling. DE Da’Quan Bowers was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury this week. LB Dekoda Watson (groin), S Mark Barron (hamstring) and Ka’Lial Glaud (knee) are questionable. G Davin Joseph (knee), LB Lavonte David (elbow) and DT Akeem Spence are probable.