Saints Week 8 Injury Update

Several Saints were banged up in their week 7 game against their oldest divisional foe, the Atlanta Falcons. Thus, despite a potential momentum changing victory the Saints find themselves heading into a game against division leading Carolina missing some key players.

Grady Jackson sustained ligament damage to his thumb. He is expected to return to practice with a finger splint and should be available for Sundays game.

Donte Stallworth left last Sunday's game with a strained quad and did not return. His status for next weekends game at Carolina is doubtful.

Talman Gardner is expected to be activated as the teams 4th WR in Stallworth's absence.

Ernie Conwell is listed as day-to-day and is expected to be available.

Tebucky Jones is listed as doubtful with a strained groin and is not expected to play on Sunday.

Darren Howard is expected to have his pins removed next week. No official word on his status will be available until then.

Sedrick Hodge is expected to practice this week pending a CT scan on his knee.

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