Saints vs Falcons Wednesday Injury Report
Gameweek is finally here for the New Orleans Saints, and it begins with a road matchup against their arch-rival, the Atlanta Falcons.
Who will be available? Today's injury report offers clues.
With five players listed as DNP (did not participate) and another four players as LP (limited participant), the Saints first injury/practice report is three times longer than the Falcons.
Wide receiver Michael Thomas is one of the limited participants, but his goal is to to play this week.
Here is a rundown of Wednesday's injury/practice report for both clubs.
DNP - did not participate LP - limited participant FP - full participant
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
Kickoff on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is set for noon central.
The NFL transaction wire put fax machines back into business two weeks ago.
With teams required to trim their regular season roster down to 53 players, then filling out practice squads, there were hundreds of transactions.
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5 Oldest Rosters in the NFL
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Professional sports is a billion-dollar industry.
The NFL has evolved from the origins of soccer and rugby, with players sporting leather helmets.
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