Two starters on the playmaking Saints secondary are out today as they face former Saints draft pick QB Marc Bulger. Darren Sharper (knee) and Jabari Greer (groin) are out, and will be replaced by Usama Young (making his first start at safety) and Randall Gay.
Also inactive for the Saints are LB Jonathan Casillas, DT Sedrick Ellis, RB Lynell Hamilton, K Garrett Hartley, WR Lance Moore.
QB Chase Daniel is inactive but dressed as the emergency quarterback.
Ellis will continue to be replaced by Anthony Hargrove in the starting lineup next to Remi Ayodele. Recently-activated DeMario Pressley will play in his second NFL game as part of the defensive tackle rotation.