Saints RB Alvin Kamara said he didn't hold out, dealing with flare-up

A source told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler that Alvin Kamara was also seeking treatment for a back issue during those practice absences. But Kamara returned to practice fully last week and said Monday that he is not concerned about the back being an issue.

"It's something light," Kamara said. "I kind of dealt with it a little bit last camp too. Just a little flare-up, just a little [sacroiliac] joint flare-up. It just needed some rest, a little injection, but nothing serious."

Fantasy Impact: 

Kamara is heading into the final year of his rookie contract. But so far he and the Saints have been unable to bridge the gap between their desires on a long-term extension, the story said. There were reports the Saints would be open to trading Kamara while other reports said the two sides were getting close.

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