Getting C.J. Spiller back on the field will be huge for Saints’ offense _lowres

New Orleans Saints running back C.J. Spiller (28) during the team's NFL football training camp in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Tilley)

C.J. Spiller is on his way back.

After sitting out of practices last week, the running took part in Wednesday’s session in a limited capacity. Spiller had been sidelined for several weeks after having a minor procedure performed on his knee.

Safety Jairus Byrd, linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, and cornerback Keenan Lewis did not practice.

Ellerbe was in attendance at the beginning of practice. Lewis observed the session.