Brees, Kamara minimize status on injury report

5:51 PM ET

METAIRIE, La. — Quarterback Drew Brees and running back Alvin Kamara joined wide receiver Michael Thomas on the New Orleans Saints‘ injury report Wednesday.

Brees and Kamara downplayed their ailments as minor, as the Saints are hoping to finally have their full complement of offensive stars on the field together Sunday night at Tampa Bay for the first time since Week 1.

Brees (shoulder), Kamara (foot) and Thomas (ankle/hamstring) were all listed as limited participants in Wednesday’s practice. Receiver Emmanuel Sanders was also back practicing after missing the past two games on the reserve/COVID-19 list.

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Brees, 41, correctly pointed out that he is always limited in Wednesday practices — which has been true for several years. He stopped throwing in Wednesday practices after games so he could get an extra day of rest and recovery.

But Brees is rarely listed on the injury report. And he was spotted wearing Kinesio tape on his right throwing shoulder during New Orleans’ 26-23 overtime victory at Chicago in Week 8.

When asked about the tape, Brees laughed and said, “I’m 41 years old. I’ve got a lot of stuff going on. But

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