Alvin Kamara Week 13: Is Alvin Kamara Playing on Thursday Night? (Updated)

Larry Rupp
Alvin Kamara injury news on whether he is playing this week.
Alvin Kamara injury news on whether he is playing this week. / Jonathan Bachman/GettyImages

Running back Alvin Kamara has missed the last three games for the New Orleans Saints as he continues to work his way back from an MCL sprain. During that time, the Saints have posted an 0-3 record and have struggled to keep up with opponents, being outscored by a combined 94-56 margin.

New Orleans fans are on the edge of their seat hoping that Kamara is able to suit up on Thursday night and save any chance the team has at making the playoffs this season.

Alvin Kamara Injury Update

NFL insider Ian Rapoport reported on Thursday that Alvin Kamara was ruled out for Thursday Night Football against the Dallas Cowboys.

Is Alvin Kamara Going To Play This Week?

Kamara is not going to play in Week 13. Instead, the Saints will focus on getting him fully healthy for Week 14, when they take on the New York Jets.

When is Alvin Kamara Coming Back?

Kamara's return date is currently unknown.

Alvin Kamara Saints Week 13

The Saints will aim to snap their four-game losing skid when they welcome the Dallas Cowboys to town during Week 13 of the NFL season.

New Orleans heads into that matchup as 5.5-point home underdogs, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

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