Oct 15, 2010 5:12 PM by Letitia Walker
METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Saints leading rusher Pierre Thomas will
miss his third straight game on Sunday in Tampa Bay while he
continues to rehabilitate a left ankle sprain.
Thomas says he still feels a little pain when he jogs or tries
to make a lateral cut, but he also is pleased that the swelling has
Thomas accounted for 280 total yards from scrimmage and one
touchdown rushing in the Saints' first three games. His injury
occurred as he was being tackled near the end of a game-tying drive
late in the fourth quarter of New Orleans' overtime loss to Atlanta
in Week 3.
Meanwhile, starting defensive end Will Smith practiced on a
limited basis on Friday because of his groin injury and was listed
as questionable for this weekend's game.