Saints HC Payton disclosed that tight end Darnell Dinkins has suffered a fractured left foot and the timetable for his return is unknown. He has been sidelined for nearly five weeks.
Other injuries of note: S Usama Young (shoulder), LT Jermon Bushrod (ankle), CB Tracy Porter (knee), SS Roman Harper (hamstring) and DT Kendrick Clancy (knee) all practiced on a fulltime basis.
Payton said CB Jabari Greer was excused from practice to be with his wife who is having a baby.
LT Jammal Brown remains sidelined while rehabbing from sports hernia and hip surgeries.