WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. — Saints running back C.J. Spiller is missing his second practice on Tuesday morning, a sign he may not play against Baltimore in the preseason opener Thursday.

Backup offensive linemen Nick Becton and Sean Hickey are both absent for the first time. Safety Jairus Byrd also remains unavailable.

Wide receiver Marques Colston is limited, but at practice, the Saints likely holding him out for veteran reasons.

Defensive end Akiem Hicks is back and going through the practice, his first in a couple of days.

Rookies P.J. Williams and Davis Tull both remain out, off to the side, along with kick returner Jalen Saunders.