Brodrick Bunkley expected to miss several weeks with calf injury
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Sep 11, 2013
With veteran Brodrick Bunkley reportedly expected to miss several weeks with a calf injury, Jenkins will likely be expected to start in the middle. Nose tackle Brodrick Bunkley left the game in the first half with a leg injury and did not return. The NFL Network reported Bunkley will miss several weeks with his injury, but Saints coach Sean Payton didn't address Bunkley's injury during his post-practice press conference. The New Orleans Saints held defensive linemen Brodrick Bunkley and Tyrunn Walker , along with safety Isa Abdul-Quddus missed Wednesday's practice. Bunkley, who is in his first season with the Saints, joins linebackers Will Smith, Victor Butler and Jonathan Vilma and defensive end Kenyon Coleman on the sideline. The Saints defense came into the season with several missing parts because of injuries and they lost another one during their victory over the Falcons. Players who practiced fully were linebacker Martez Wilson , wide receiver Marques Colston , linebacker Junior Galette , tackle Zach Strief and guard Jahri Evans .