Saints' Reggie Bush returns to practice

IRVING, Texas -- The Saints received some good news today regarding their two best running backs.

Reggie Bush, who played only two games before suffering a broken leg, was a full participant in practice Monday. Bush was expected to play Sunday but was inactive.

Also, Pierre Thomas, who hasn't played since September with an ankle injury, was limited in practice.

Standout safety Darren Sharper was also limited in practice with a hamstring injury. He's played in only three games this season.

The Saints had 16 players on their injury report released Monday.