Surprise scratch Thursday

Jones (coach's decision) is inactive for Thursday's game against the Cowboys.

Even with Alvin Kamara (knee) sidelined for a fourth straight contest, the Saints will keep Jones in street clothes in this one. Instead, Mark Ingram is slated to handle the bulk of the reps out of the backfield, with wide receiver Ty Montgomery, fullback Adam Prentice and special teamer Dwayne Washington on hand for complementary work.

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Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston

QB | NO

Won't play Saturday

Winston (knee/foot) is believed to have avoided a serious injury but won't suit up for Saturday's preseason opener against the Texans, Jeff Duncan of The Athletic reports.

Jameis Winston

Jameis Winston

QB | NO

Rolls ankle Monday

Coach Dennis Allen indicated that Winston (knee) "rolled his ankle" during Monday's practice, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.

Tony Jones Jr.

Tony Jones Jr.

RB | NO

Stepping up in practice

Jones is competing with Devine Ozigbo, Abram Smith and Dwayne Washington for a roster spot as a backup running back, Luke Johnson of nola.com reports.

Adam Trautman

Adam Trautman

TE | NO

Optimistic about 2022

Trautman feels more athletic and healthier than he did at this time last season and wants to be a bigger part of the Saints' passing attack in 2022, Mike Triplett of ESPN reports.

Kawaan Baker

WR | NO

Suspended six games

Baker has been suspended six games for violating the league's PED policy, Aaron Wilson of Pro Football Network reports.