Found July 27, 2012 on
Pro Football Zone:
According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints running back Mark Ingram “looked pretty much full blast” on day one of training camp. This is great news since he had another knee scope this offseason.
If Ingram can stay healthy this season, he would be another weapon on a team that’s loaded once again.
Holder also said that running back Chris Ivory was looking just as good as Ingram, which is a great sign since he’s been battling injuries as well.
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