New Orleans Saints fans got a little bit excited when the news came out that the status of Saints RB Chris Ivory was updated to active. Ivory practiced with the team for the first time today though his status for Sunday's game against St. Louis still remains unclear.

The Saints were expected to make some move regarding Ivory now that running back Mark Ingram injured his heel last Sunday in New Orleans 62-7 trouncing of Indianapolis.

[via NOLA.com]

We'll find out more when Coach Sean Payton addresses reporters later today and releases the team's first injury report for the week. Regardless, we're glad to see #29 suited up again!

*In the meantime, check out what Ivory had to say about seeing action on the field for the first time this season and also be sure to check out the highlight vid and remind yourself why we love him in the first place.

Chris Ivory Talks To Reporters After Returning To The Field

Chris Ivory 2010 Highlights