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Saints will be missing key players Sunday against the Cardinals

METAIRIE, LA (WAFB) -

The New Orleans Saints released the team's injury report on Friday and five players have been ruled out of Sunday's season opener against the Cardinals.

The following players did not practice Friday and have been ruled out for Sunday:

  • Dannell Ellerbe (Linebacker/Toe)
  • C.J. Spiller (Running Back/Knee) 
  • Keenan Lewis (Defensive Back/Hip)  
  • Davis Tull (Linebacker/Shoulder)
  • Jairus Byrd (Safety/Knee)  

Running back Tim Hightower did practice and is listed as probable for the season opener.

New Orleans travels to Arizona to face the Cardinals Sunday at 3:05 p.m.

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