The Buccaneers and Saints have released their first injury report of the 2018 season in advance of Week One's contest in New Orleans. Good news for the Buccaneers as veteran left tackle Donovan Smith and rookie cornerback M.J. Stewart were both back practicing after missing the past couple weeks of the preseason, albeit in a limited capacity. Offensive lineman Evan Smith was also listed with limited participated and first-round draft pick Vita Vea is still sidelined and did not participate in Wednesday's practice.
The New Orleans Saints will start the 2018 season mostly healthy with offensive lineman Andrus Peat as the only injured player listed. Peat did not practice Wednesday.
See below for the full injury report:
T Donovan Smith (knee) – Limited Participation
OL Evan Smith (hip) - Limited Participation
CB M.J. Stewart (foot) - Limited Participation
DT Vita Vea (calf) – Did Not Participate
OL Andrus Peat (quad) – Did Not Participate