Drew Brees passed for 305 yards and two touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-10 on Sunday night.
Saints RB Reggie Bush was cleared to return to practice last Monday. Now it looks like he may not return until Week 11.
USA Today reports that both Reggie Bush and Pierre Thomas will miss the Saints' Week Eight game vs. the Steelers, the fifth consecutive game that New Orleans has been without its top two running backs.
With RB Pierre Thomas set to become a free agent for the second offseason in a row, he and head coach Sean Payton are drifting apart.
Saints RB Reggie Bush did not practice Wednesday after being cleared to do so earlier in the week. It is unlikely he will play on Sunday.
Saints RB Reggie Bush told reporters has been cleared to play in Week Eight when the Saints host the Steelers, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported Sunday that Sean Payton had lost his patience with RB Pierre Thomas. The Saints' starter hurt his ankle in Week Three and has not played since.
David Bowens returned two of Drew Brees' four interceptions for touchdowns and the Browns took a stunning 30-17 victory over the defending champion Saints on Sunday.
A sideline worker was injured in the third quarter of Sunday's Browns-Saints game after Saints WR Courtney Roby collided with him on a punt return.
New Orleans has activated FS Darren Sharper from its physically-unable-to-perform list, and he could play in Sunday's game vs. the Browns.
Although the Saints' defense has compensated for a decrease in takeaways compared to last season, the secondary has been hit hard by injuries, and its depth is being tested.
Mike Beacom examines the infamous trade Mike Ditka executed on Draft Day 1999 to select Ricky Williams. After all these years, has Williams finally proven Ditka right? Was he worth all those picks?
The Saints made a couple of moves on Wednesday, placing CB Randall Gay on injured reserve and releasing LB Clint Ingram.
Saints QB Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, welcomed their second son into the world Tuesday, and then announced his name via Twitter on Wednesday.
Rams QB Sam Bradford regains the top spot in this week's Rookie Meter, but last Sunday belonged to undrafted Saints RB Chris Ivory.