Saints running backs Khiry Robinson, Travaris Cadet are full participants in Thursday practice _lowres


The Saints on Thursday afternoon moved two steps closer to becoming healthy at running back Sunday against Carolina.

One day after being limited at practice, Khiry Robinson (forearm) and Travaris Cadet (hamstring) participated in full practice. Only fellow running back Mark Ingram was still bothered by injury (ankle/toe).

Linebacker Kyle Knox (hand) also upgraded from limited to full participation for the Saints (5-7).

For Carolina (3-8-1), DE Mario Addison (foot), DT Star Lotulelei (ankle) and TE Greg Olsen (knee) upgraded to limited. G Amini Silatolu (knee) and RB DeAngelo Williams (hand) missed practice for the second time this week. Also, DE Kony Ealy (illness) and C Ryan Kalil (illness) were added to the injury report, missing Thursday's practice.