After missing practice Wednesday with injuries, Saints safety Jamarca Sanford (hamstring) and right tackle Zach Strief (neck) returned to team drills Thursday in a limited capacity.

Left tackle Terron Armstead (neck), defensive lineman Akiem Hicks (ankle), nose tackle John Jenkins (abdomen) and running back Pierre Thomas (ribs) missed a second-straight day of team drills on Thursday, three days before New Orleans (6-9) visits Tampa Bay (2-13) for the two clubs’ season finale.

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