Dealing with calf issue
Johnson was limited at Thursday's practice due to a calf injury, Mike Triplett of NewOrleans.Football reports.
Following the Saints' first official practice of Week 2, a new and potentially big injury has emerged. Johnson will have two more chances this week to put himself in a position to play Monday at Carolina. If Johnson ends up limited or out for that contest, Foster Moreau and Jimmy Graham are around to pick up the slack at tight end for New Orleans.
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Saints head coach Dennis Allen said Monday that Carr (shoulder) has a sprained AC joint and is considered week-to-week.
Graham caught his only target for eight yards and one touchdown during Sunday's 18-17 defeat to the Packers.
Johnson hauled in two of four targets for 12 yards during Sunday's 18-17 defeat to the Packers.
Hill rushed four times for 12 yards and caught his lone target for nine yards during Sunday's 18-17 defeat versus the Packers.
Jones tallied eight carries for 31 yards and caught all four targets for 21 yards during Sunday's 18-17 defeat versus Green Bay.
Miller tallied nine carries for 34 yards and gathered in his only target for zero yards during Sunday's 18-17 defeat versus Green Bay.
Thomas gathered in six of nine targets for 50 yards during Sunday's 18-17 loss against the Packers.
Carr (shoulder) is believed to have avoided a severe injury following his early exit from Sunday's 18-17 loss at Green Bay, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. There's a chance Carr misses time with what is believed to be an AC sprain, per Rapoport, but it doesn't seem to be a season-ending concern.
Olave notched eight receptions (on 11 targets) for 104 yards during Sunday's 18-17 loss against the Packers.
Winston completed 10 of 16 passes for 101 yards during Sunday's 18-17 defeat to the Packers.