The New Orleans Saints on Saturday ruled out safety Roman Harper and nose tackle Brodrick Bunkley from playing in Monday night’s game against the Miami Dolphins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Harper (knee) and Bunkley (calf) missed team drills all week.
Among eight Saints listed as questionable were running back Mark Ingram (toe), wide receiver Lance Moore (hand), defensive end Tom Johnson (hamstring), guard Jahri Evans (hamstring), guard Tim Lelito (calf), cornerback Chris Carr (knee), defensive end Tyrunn Walker (knee) and safety Isa Abdul-Quddus (ankle).
Ingram, Moore and Johnson did not participate in team drills all week. Lelito and Walker sat out drills on Thursday but practiced on Friday and Saturday.
Evans, Carr and Quddus took part in drills all week.
Meanwhile, the Dolphins (3-0) ruled out cornerback Dimitri Patterson with a groin injury. Defensive tackle Paul Soliai (knee), safety Chris Clemons (hamstring/quadriceps), linebacker Koa Misi (shoulder), and Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Wake (knee) are all questionable.
Patterson missed team drills all week. Soliai, Clemons, Misi and Wake were limited all week.