In sad news, nose tackle Dan Williams lost his father after Thomas Williams was killed in a car accident. Williams did not make the trip to New Orleans and will not play today. Williams’ family was driving to New Orleans from Memphis to see the game. Williams’ mother and sister were also in the car and survived.
Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and running back Rashard Mendenhall will play, as expected. With Rob Housler active for the first time, rookie tight end D.C. Jefferson will be inactive for the first time. Newcomer Alameda Ta’amu will play in Williams’ place. Rookie linebacker Alex Okafor is active for the first time this season. Also inactive today:
– LB Kevin Minter (hamstring)
– RB Ryan Williams
– QB Ryan Lindley
– T Bobby Massie
– G Earl Watford
RB Mark Ingram is inactive for the Saints.
Tags: Alameda Ta'amu, Dan Williams, inactives
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