After missing the past two weeks with a high ankle sprain, Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas returned to practice Wednesday.
Thomas was limited but it is a sign of progress toward his potential return to the lineup this Sunday at Detroit (1-2).
Meanwhile, three New Orleans starters – cornerback Janoris Jenkins (illness – unspecified), tight end Jared Cook (groin) and left guard Andrus Peat (ankle) – were not present and did not practice. Cook and Peat were injured in the loss to Green Bay this past Sunday night.
Other starters limited Wednesday include defensive end Marcus Davenport...