Not suiting up Thursday

Ingram (knee) is listed as inactive Thursday against the Bills, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

With Alvin Kamara missing a third consecutive game due to a sprained MCL, Ingram typically would be in line to cover for him out of the backfield. But Ingram also is dealing with a knee injury, which includes swelling and a meniscus issue, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reported earlier Thursday that Ingram was unlikely to play Week 12, and that has become the Saints' reality upon the release of their inactives. Considering Kamara and Ingram are sidelined, Tony Jones likely will be New Orleans' lead ball carrier, but Dwayne Washington and wide receiver Ty Montgomery should mix in at running back as well.

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Deonte Harris

WR | NO

Scores long receiving TD

Harris secured four of eight targets for 96 yards and a touchdown, rushed once for three yards and returned four punts for 37 yards in the Saints' 27-17 loss to the Cowboys on Thursday night.

Taysom Hill

Taysom Hill

QB | NO

Too many turnovers in loss

Hill completed 19 of 41 passes for 264 yards with two touchdowns and four interceptions in the Saints' 27-17 loss to the Cowboys on Thursday night. He also rushed 11 times for 101 yards and played with a split on his finger after hitting it on the hand of a pass rusher early in the contest, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.

Juwan Johnson

Juwan Johnson

TE | NO

Returns to game

Johnson (neck) has returned to Thursday's game against the Cowboys, John Hendrix of SI.com reports.

Juwan Johnson

Juwan Johnson

TE | NO

Questionable to return

Johnson is questionable to return to Thursday's game against the Cowboys due to a neck injury, John Hendrix of SI.com reports.

Ty Montgomery

Ty Montgomery

WR | NO

In backfield mix Thursday

With Alvin Kamara (knee) and Tony Jones (coach's decision) inactive Thursday night against the Cowboys, Montgomery figures to see some backfield touches behind Mark Ingram in the contest, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.

Mark Ingram II

Mark Ingram II

RB | NO

Slated for leading role Thursday

Ingram (knee) is in line to be the Saints' lead running back Thursday versus the Cowboys with Alvin Kamara (knee) again sidelined, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.