A source tells ESPN the Redskins have expressed interest in free agent RB Pierre Thomas.
If the Ravens aren't able to re-sign free agent Justin Forsett, the focus could shift to Pierre Thomas.
Saints released RB Pierre Thomas.
Saints placed RB Pierre Thomas (ribs) on injured reserve, ending his season.
Pierre Thomas (ribs) remained sidelined Thursday.
Pierre Thomas did not practice Wednesday due to a rib injury.
Pierre Thomas exited Week 16 against the Falcons with a foot injury.
Pierre Thomas caught five passes for 83 and rushed for 11 yards on two carries in the Saints' Week 15 win over the Bears.
Pierre Thomas rushed five times for 38 yards in the Saints' Week 14 loss to the Panthers, adding four catches for 14 additional yards.
Coach Sean Payton said Pierre Thomas "gave us some real good snaps just in the base last week."
Pierre Thomas rushed for 21 yards on three carries in the Saints' Week 13 win over the Steelers.
Pierre Thomas rushed for 19 yards on five carries in the Saints' Week 12 loss to the Ravens, adding six catches for 37 yards.
Pierre Thomas (shoulder) is listed as probable for Monday night's game against the Ravens.
Pierre Thomas (shoulder) participated in Saints practice on a limited basis Friday.