New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara returns to follow after lacking recreation with knee damage

METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Saints working again Alvin Kamara returned to follow on a restricted foundation Wednesday, an excellent signal that he might return from the knee damage that sidelined him for final Sunday's loss on the Tennessee Titans.

The Saints (5-4) play on the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, the place they may attempt to keep away from their first three-game dropping streak since 2016. Kamara could be a significant a part of that quest since he leads the Saints' depleted offense with 840 yards from scrimmage, seven touchdowns and 32 receptions.

Saints coach Sean Payton described Kamara's knee damage final week as one which he was rehabbing to return “as rapidly as he can get again” after he skilled “soreness” on the finish of New Orleans' Week 9 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. Now it appears to be like promising that it might simply be a one-week setback.

The Saints do nonetheless have some important accidents to watch on offense, nevertheless. Backup quarterback/playmaker Taysom Hill (foot), left deal with Terron Armstead (knee/shoulder) and proper deal with Ryan Ramczyk (knee) all missed follow Wednesday.

In the meantime, the Saints additionally introduced that they may honor the best offensive participant of their historical past — quarterback Drew Brees — throughout halftime of their Thanksgiving night time recreation in opposition to the Buffalo Bills. Brees can be again within the Caesars Superdome for the primary time since he retired this offseason in his new function as an analyst for NBC, which is broadcasting the sport.

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