NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans Saints operating again Mark Ingram II and Buffalo Bills operating again Zack Moss are each inactive for Thursday night time’s recreation within the Caesars Superdome.
Ingram was listed as questionable with a knee harm, whereas Moss was a wholesome scratch.
Ingram’s absence is one other vital blow to New Orleans’ depleted offense since backfield mate Alvin Kamara was already dominated out Wednesday together with his personal knee harm.
Second-year professional Tony Jones Jr. will doubtless function the Saints’ main runner, with veteran RB/WR Ty Montgomery II amongst these serving to to hold the load. However, it is unclear if the Saints will use quarterback Taysom Hill as a part of their operating recreation since he’s their solely lively backup QB (Ian Book was a wholesome scratch).
Kamara has now missed three video games together with his knee harm, however he’s anticipated again quickly and was by no means positioned on injured reserve. Ingram additionally shouldn’t be sidelined long run since he was in a position to follow on a restricted foundation Wednesday earlier than finally being dominated out.
Jones (5-foot-11, 224 kilos) joined the Saints as an undrafted rookie out of Notre Dame final yr and earned a spot on their 53-man roster this season forward of veteran Latavius Murray. However, he has solely performed in 5 video games this season due to an ankle harm he suffered in Week 4. He has 25 profession carries for 92 yards and 4 profession receptions for 10 yards with zero touchdowns.
The Saints (5-5) additionally beforehand dominated out beginning proper sort out Ryan Ramczyk and defensive ends Marcus Davenport and Tanoh Kpassagnon with accidents earlier this week, and so they positioned beginning tight finish Adam Trautman on injured reserve.
Moss, in the meantime, is inactive partly due to the current success of operating again Matt Breida, who had eight carries for 79 yards and two complete touchdowns prior to now two video games. Wide receiver/kick returner Isaiah McKenzie can also be inactive for the primary time this season as a wholesome scratch. Rookie receiver Marquez Stevenson is predicted to return punts and kickoffs in his NFL debut after coming off injured reserve this week.
ESPN Bills reporter Alaina Getzenberg contributed to this report.