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New Orleans Saints

Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Superdome | Coach: Sean Payton
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense5th185.0 (2nd)249.0 (12th)
Defense1st80.0 (1st)176.0 (4th)

Saints report: Strategy and personnel

 
Notes, quotes, anecdotes | Inside slant
 
Defensive end Darren Howard practiced Wednesday for the first time since dislocating his right wrist in the season opener. Howard, who had surgery on Sept. 8, expects to play in the Saints' next game against the Atlanta Falcons on Nov. 16. PERSONNEL/INJURY NOTES

--DE/DT Willie Whitehead, who was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week on Wednesday, will likely move inside and start at the three-technique when Howard returns to the starting lineup.

--DE/DT Willie Whitehead experienced symptoms of dehydration after Sunday's game and was hospitalized overnight as a precaution. He was able to practice Wednesday and should be fine for the next game with the Atlanta Falcons on Nov. 16.

--LCB Dale Carter injured his left quadriceps muscle and knee against the Bucs and is listed as day-to-day.

--SLB Darrin Smith injured his right hamstring and groin against the Bucs and will likely miss the game with the Falcons.

--LG Kendyl Jacox injured his right knee in the fourth quarter of the Bucs game and is day-to-day.

--RG LeCharles Bentley hyperextended his left knee in the fourth quarter of the Bucs game and is day-to-day.

--LT Wayne Gandy has hamstring and groin injuries, but should be ready for the Falcons.

--WR Joe Horn had an MRI on his injured left knee Monday, but should be ready for the Falcons game.

--RT Victor Riley injured his ankle against the Bucs, but is expected to play against the Falcons.

--DT Kenderick Allen has a knee injury and is listed as day-to-day.

--DE Darren Howard, who had surgery on his dislocated right wrist on Sept. 8, practiced Wednesday for the first time since his surgery and hopes to play against the Falcons.

--WR Donte' Stallworth has missed two straight games with a strained left quadriceps muscle and remains day-to-day.

--SLB Sedrick Hodge, who fractured a small bone in his lower right leg in Week 2, should be able to play against the Falcons after practicing the last couple of weeks.

--RB James Fenderson has a sprained ligament in his left foot and will be out another one-to-two weeks.

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