The New Orleans Saints will be without star running back Alvin Kamara for another week due to awho was passed on for his role in a fight in Las Vegas, and his replacement now has an injury that could cause him to miss time.
Saints head coach Dennis Allen said Tuesday that running back Jamaal Williams is expected to need “some time” to recover from a hamstring injury he suffered in the win 20-17 Monday night against rival Carolina Panthers. via ESPN. Williams left the game in the first half after rushing nine times for 29 yards and did not return.
Williams was replaced by Tony Jones Jr., who rushed for 34 yards and his first two career touchdowns on 12 carries. Versatile Taysom Hill even took a few snaps at running back and led the Saints with 75 rushing yards on nine carries.
Allen did have some good news to report on Tuesday, however, as he said rookie running back Kendre Miller should be “all in” in practice this week, via SI.com. He could be in line to make his NFL debut on Sunday when the Saints travel to face the Green Bay Packers 1-1 in a short week. Jones could be the point guard for New Orleans this weekend, along with Hill and Miller as well.