One Of The Saints Top Receivers Misses Practice This Week
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr has been missing practice time this week, but says he’ll play Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.
Ginn was listed as "limited" during practices this week at the Saints' facility. He's apparently dealing with a knee injury of some kind. It clearly isn't as bad as fellow receiver Tommy Lee Lewis, who has been placed on Injured Reserve due to his knee injury. But having Lewis moved to IR will likely also impact Ginn.
Due to Lewis' injury, Ginn may have to return punts now. Alvin Kamara is another possibility, but he’s already has a bigger role on offense with Mark Ingram serving a four-game suspension. It's not likely the team will want to risk Kamara during a special teams play, unless it's late in a tight game, and they feel like they need a spark only he could provide.