Quarterback Drew Brees and linebacker Dannell Ellerbewere both listed as limited on the Saints’ first injury report, indicating that they participated in some portion of team drills.
Brees is battling a bruised rotator cuff, and Ellerbe is trying to recover from a toe injury.
Safety Jairus Byrd (knee), cornerback Keenan Lewis (hip), guard Jahri Evans (knee) and wide receiver Brandin Cooks (ankle) were all listed as out.
Byrd and Lewis both participated in the portions of practice open to the media. Cooks and Evans did not participate in that portion of practice.
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