New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks (concussion) was 1 of 5 players who did not practice Thursday due to injury.

Also joining Cooks on the injury report and sitting out practice due to a concussion is defensive tackle John Jenkins.

Three starters on the offensive line, including offensive tackles Terron Armstead (knee) and Zach Strief (shoulder) and guard Jahri Evans (ankle) all missed practice today.

Four Saints were limited, including cornerbacks Delvin Breaux (hamstring) and Brian Dixon (abdomen), linebacker Dannell Ellerbe (hip) and wide receiver Willie Snead (calf).

New Orleans defensive end Bobby Richardson (hamstring) was a full participant, as was wide receiver Marques Colston, who sat out Wednesday's practice for rest.

The Saints (4-8) battle the Buccaneers (6-6) on the road in Tampa Bay this Sunday. Kickoff is set for noon.