Around the NFC South

Time for a look at the top headlines from around the NFC South.

With Mark Ingram apparently recovered from a heel injury, the Saints are facing a tough decision. They usually have three running backs active on game days. But they have four quality running backs in Ingram, Chris Ivory, Darren Sproles and Pierre Thomas. They might make all four active. If they decide to go with just three, it likely will come down to a decision between Ingram and Ivory for the final spot.

Former Tampa Bay defensive tackle Warren Sapp isn’t very high on new Tampa Bay defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth. "I know this guy -- he don't work. You can't live soft and fight hard,’’ Sapp told Martin Fennelly.

As he rehabs from a third torn ACL, Carolina linebacker Thomas Davis said he has no plans to retire. But it’s unlikely the Panthers will keep Davis under his current contract, which calls for an $8 million bonus next season. The Panthers might have interest in keeping Davis around, but it will only be with a lesser contract.

Michael Turner’s next 100-yard rushing game will tie Gerald Riggs’ franchise record (23). Turner also needs two rushing touchdowns to tie Riggs’ record (46).