Saints lead running back Chris Ivory didn’t play a prominent role in Sunday’s win over the Rams, and his noticeable absence has been explained.
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Saints RB Pierre Thomas is expected to return this week vs. St. Louis, but do not rush him into your starting lineup. Coach Sean Payton has raved about RB Chris Ivory.
If Pierre Thomas returns in Week 13, it makes all the Saints running backs less attractive in fantasy leagues.
The Saints can be thankful for this: Reggie Bush is back.
Saints RB Reggie Bush‘s return to the lineup will have to wait another week after the team declared him inactive for Sunday’s game against the Seahawks.
NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora has the latest on the CBA negotiations, injury updates on Saints RBs Reggie Bush and Pierre Thomas, Browns WR Joshua Cribbs and Titans WR Kenny Britt, as well as the possibility of former Dallas coach Wade Phillips landing with Mike Shanahan in Washington.
Saints RB Pierre Thomas doesn’t appear to be any closer to a return. Chris Ivory and Ladell Betts will continue to share the workload, but neither should be a fantasy option against the Steelers.
Posted: Monday, October 25th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Brett Favre, Carolina Panthers, DeAngelo Williams, Jonathan Stewart, Malcom Floyd, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Philip Rivers, pierre thomas, Randy Moss, Reggie Bush, San Diego Chargers, St. Louis, Steven Jackson, Tarvaris Jackson
Vikings QB Brett Favre is in a walking boot and has two fractures in his surgically repaired left ankle, though the ankle injury is not as severe as the fractured ankles of those currently jumping off the Vikings’ bandwagon.
Saints RB Chris Ivory has major sleeper value once again in Week 7.
Reggie Bush is “making huge leaps” in his rehab from a broken fibula, but doesn’t have a timetable on his return and doesn’t want to risk a setback by coming back too early.
Saints coach Sean Payton told reporters today that Pierre Thomas still has soreness and swelling with his ankle injury. When the Saints signed Julius Jones, I figured this was a bad sign that Thomas was not as close to returning as we would all hope. And that might be the case.
Drew Brees is the worst quarterback in the league. Kyle Orton would have been a better first-round pick than Brees in my fantasy draft. Come on people, do not overreact.
The Atlanta Falcons will head into a key NFC South game against the New Orleans Saints without two key starters who had been listed as questionable — wide receiver Michael Jenkins and safety Erik Coleman.
Offensively, the Saints are still great without Reggie Bush. Just not as feared.
Maybe Titans QB Vince Young should re-think that decision about taking Reggie Bush‘s Heisman Trophy. Because he would at least have that to console him while he is on the bench.