Tim Hightower totaled 51 yards on 15 carries while adding two catches for 54 yards and a touchdown Sunday in the Saints' Week 12 win over the Rams.
Tim Hightower rushed 12 times for 69 yards in the Saints' Week 11 loss to the Panthers, adding eight receptions for 57 additional yards.
Tim Hightower rushed eight times for 21 yards in the Saints' Week 10 loss to the Broncos, adding two receptions for 34 additional yards.
Tim Hightower carried the ball 23 times for 87 yards and a touchdown and caught his only target for 15 yards Sunday in the Saints' Week 9 win over the Saints.
CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports the Saints are "not averse to riding the hot hand" at running back.
ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett believes the Saints will keep Tim Hightower involved this week against the 49ers.
Speaking Monday, Saints coach Sean Payton confirmed Tim Hightower has "definitely" earned more work going forward.
ESPN's Britt McHenry reports the Saints will use a backfield committee no matter who starts Week 9 against the 49ers.
Tim Hightower rushed 26 times for 102 yards in New Orleans' Week 8 win over the Seahawks.
Tim Hightower rushed three times for 19 yards in the Saints' Week 3 loss to the Falcons.
Tim Hightower collected nine yards on three carries Sunday in the Saints' Week 2 loss to the Giants.
Tim Hightower rushed four times for nine yards in the Saints' Week 1 loss to the Raiders.
Tim Hightower rushed eight times for 27 yards and caught his lone target for eight yards in the Saints' third preseason game.
The New Orleans Advocate confirms Tim Hightower "seems like the best bet" to open the season as Mark Ingram's primary backup.