The Saints have placed RB Pierre Thomas on injured reserve and signed RB Joique Bell to take his spot on the roster.
Days before they begin their playoff run against the Seahawks, the Saints placed RB Chris Ivory on injured reserve and signed RB DeShawn Wynn.
There are concerns that Pierre Thomas aggravated an ankle injury during practice Friday, and he's considered a game-time decision for New Orleans' Week 17 game against Tampa Bay after sitting out practice Saturday.
The Saints placed KR Courtney Roby on injured reserve Thursday with a concussion.
Expectations were high for the Saints' backfield duo of Pierre Thomas and Reggie Bush entering 2010. But for a host of reasons, the pair turned out to be major fantasy flops.
Undrafted rookie Chris Ivory has made a major impression on head coach Sean Payton, who has said he doesn't want to reduce Ivory's workload even though Reggie Bush and Pierre Thomas are getting back to 100 percent.
After missing the previous eight games while recovering from a broken fibula, Saints RB Reggie Bush returned against the Cowboys in Week 12, and his involvement on offense was limited.
Saints RB Pierre Thomas, who has not played since Week Three, reportedly tore a tendon in his ankle and should have undergone surgery.
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.
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.
The Saints signed RB Julius Jones today as they look to establish a running game with Pierre Thomas and Reggie Bush recovering from injuries.
Saints starting RB Pierre Thomas will miss Sunday's Week Five game against the Cardinals.
With Reggie Bush expected to be out for about another five weeks or so while his broken leg heals, word is Saints RB Pierre Thomas will play more snaps.
RB P.J. Hill became the second Saints backup running back in less than two weeks to land on injured reserve. New Orleans signed RB DeShawn Wynn as a replacement.
With about three weeks to go until training camp, it appears Pierre Thomas would like more money than the Saints are willing to give.
Saints RB Pierre Thomas has signed his restricted free-agent tender, GM Mickey Loomis said Monday, but Thomas' agent says his client remains unhappy with his contract situation.
The Saints have announced they made qualifying offers to 13 players who will become restricted free agents when the new league year begins March 5.