Ivory is active for Sunday's game against the Bucs.|||||||
Ivory had a hamstring injury.
Ivory is active for the first time this season against San Diego on Sunday night.|||||||
Ivory was the Saints' leading rusher in 2010 but the Saints have struggled to find room for him on game day with Pierre Thomas, Darren Sproles and Mark Ingram also in the lineup.
Ivory carried nine times for 23 yards in Saturday's 36-32 postseason loss at San Francisco.|||||||
The Saints don't emphasize the run game and it's understandable when you have a superstar like Drew Brees as the signal-caller.
Ivory ran for a season-high 127 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 45-17 rout of Carolina.|||||||
Ivory finished up the 2011 campaign and a strong note - and with an impressive showing in the postseason - could carry plenty of fantasy value into 2012.
Saints coach Sean Payton said Ivory had sports hernia surgery in Philadelphia on Friday and that the procedure went well.|||||||
Payton said Ivory's recovery from that procedure is expected to take about three weeks. Ivory already was not practicing because he is still rehabilitating his left foot, which he broke in the last regular season game of 2010.