The New Orleans Saints announced the following roster moves, Saturday, Jan. 2:
STANDARD ELEVATION FROM PRACTICE SQUAD
COVID-19 ELEVATIONS TO ACTIVE ROSTER
Saints running backs coach Joel Thomas will not travel or coach in Sunday's game at Carolina. His duties will be assumed by the offensive coaching staff.
The Saints (11-4) will play the Panthers (5-10) 3:25 p.m. Sunday in the regular-season finale. New Orleans, winners of the NFC South for the fourth consecutive season, still has a shot at the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs and can't finish worse than the third seed.