We have one last look at the first injury report of the season. The Arizona Cardinals and New Orleans Saints have some key injuries and will have starters missing.
For the Cardinals, the one player we know is out is guard Mike Iupati, who is recovering from knee surgery to repair a meniscus. Ted Larsen will start in his place at left guard.
The rest of the players on the report are game-time decisions.
Iupati did not practice. Receiver Michael Floyd, tight end Troy Niklas and tight end Jermaine Gresham were all limited. All three of those players are questionable for the game and considered game-time decisions.
But Floyd intends on playing. The question is whether one or both of the Gresham/Niklas duo will play. If neither can go, Arizona will have only two healthy tight ends for game day and one has only been with the team a couple of days.
For the Saints, they have several players who will not play on Sunday. Of the players on the injured report, only running back Tim Hightower practiced (and he fully participated) is probable. The rest are out and did not practice Friday. Those players are safety Jairus Byrd (knee), linebacker Daniel Ellerbe (toe), cornerback Keenan Lewis (hip), running back C.j. Spiller (knee) and linebacker Davis Tull (shoulder).
That makes two starters in the secondary out -- a secondary that wasn't very good a year ago.