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Alvin Kamara Week 12: Is Alvin Kamara Playing This Week on Thanksgiving?

Adam Taylor McKillop
Alvin Kamara injury news on whether he is playing this week.
Alvin Kamara injury news on whether he is playing this week. / Steph Chambers/GettyImages

Updated (Wednesday, Nov. 24, 4:45 p.m. EST): The New Orleans Saints officially ruled Alvin Kamara out for Week 12.

Star running back Alvin Kamara hasn't suited up for the New Orleans Saints since Week 9 as he continues to deal with knee soreness.

New Orleans has lost three in a row, including the past two without their stud running back, and fans are itching to know when Kamara will make his return.

Alvin Kamara Injury Update

As of Wednesday morning, Kamara has not practiced once during the Saints' short Thanksgiving week ahead of a Week 12 matchup against the Buffalo Bills.

Is Alvin Kamara Going To Play This Week?

Wednesday will be an important day in determining Kamara's Week 12 status, but that's not currently trending in the right direction.

If Kamara is able to practice on Wednesday, even in a limited capacity, then there's a possibility he returns in limited fashion. But, if the star back misses practice again this week, don't expect him out there on Thursday.

When is Alvin Kamara Coming Back?

Kamara's return date is currently unknown.

Alvin Kamara Thanksgiving Week 12

The Saints will look to snap their three-game losing skid against one of the AFC's best on Thanksgiving day.

Currently, New Orleans enters this matchup with the Bills are 6-point home underdogs on FanDuel Sportsbook.

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