Injury report: Saints LB Vilma, CB Porter probable for Vikings game

Injury report: Saints LB Vilma, CB Porter probable for Vikings game

Injury report: Saints LB Vilma, CB Porter probable for Vikings game

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by Bradley Handwerger / Eyewitness Sports

wwltv.com

Posted on September 8, 2010 at 12:26 PM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 8 at 2:05 PM

METAIRIE, La. ― Linebacker Jonathan Vilma and cornerback Tracy Porter were officially listed as probable for the Saints’ Thursday curtain raiser at the Superdome.

Both have been limited in practice all week, Vilma resting a groin injury and Porter taking it easy on a left knee issue.

Offensive tackle Zach Strief (right knee), meanwhile, did not practice for the second day in a row and is listed as questionable.

The Saints open their season against the Vikings in a much-anticipated game Thursday. It’s a rematch of New Orleans’ 31-28 overtime win in January’s NFC championship game.

Others for the Saints:

  • Tight end Jimmy Graham (right ankle) was full and is listed as probable;
  • Free safety Pierson Prioleau (left knee) was full and is listed as probable;
  • Wide receiver Marques Colston (kidney) was full and is listed as probable;
  • Defensive tackle Anthony Hargrove (right knee) was limited and is listed as probable;
  • Linebacker Stanley Arnoux (right ankle) did not practice and is out;
  • Running back Chris Ivory (left knee) did not practice and is out.

For the Vikings:

  • Quarterback Brett Favre (ankle) was full and is probable;
  • Safety Jamarca Sanford (anle) was full and is probable;
  • Center John Sullivan (calf) was full and is probable;
  • Running back Toby Gerhart  (knee) was limited and is questionable;
  • Cornerback Cedric Griffin (knee) was limited and is questionable;
  • Cornerback Chris Cook (knee) did not practice and is out;
  • Defensive tackle Jimmy Kennedy (knee) did not practice and is out.

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