Posted May 04, 2012 on AP on Fox
A person with knowledge of the surgery says New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram underwent an arthroscopic procedure on his knee. The surgery was performed Thursday, the person says on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced it. The prognosis is for Ingram to return well before training camps open at the end of July. Ingram, the 2009 Heisman Trophy winner at Alabama, was slowed by a turf toe injury in his rookie NFL season. He had left knee surgery while in college. Ingram gained 474 yards on 122 carries and scored five touchdowns rushing for the Saints last season.

Fantasy Football Analysis: Mark Ingram Injury

According to a report issued by’s Adam Schefter, New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and will miss the next six weeks, forcing him to miss the team’s minicamp. The injury only adds to growing concerns about his durability, which will go a long way in determining if he can be a productive player this season for fantasy football...

Mark Ingram underwent knee surgery

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram under went  arthroscopic knee surgery Thursday, which will keep him off the field for the next six weeks. What’s really alarming about Ingram’s knee condition is that this is his second knee scope in three seasons.  He had one before his junior year at Alabama. The year Ingram was drafted, a lot...

Saints Nation: Is Mark Ingram Injury Prone?

Very unexpected news hit the Saints team yesterday when Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that running back Mark Ingram underwent knee surgery that will keep him out 6 weeks and out of mini camps. While Ingram is supposed to be back healthy in time for training camp, his health issues are starting to become a little worrisome. You'll remember he spent an extensive portion of the...

New Orleans Saints Scandal: Drew Brees Should've Been Suspended

Why are only four players being suspended for the Saints' Bounty scandal? I understand why Roger Goodell picked the four players he did for supensions but why only those four? Why not go after Drew Brees who also knew that the defense put bounties on players who play his position? Why not suspend a whole team for turning their eyes from what the defense was doing? Shouldn'...

With just 2 players sanctioned, Saints can move on

While linebacker Jonathan Vilma and defensive end Will Smith prepare to challenge their suspensions, the Saints finally are able to start planning for next season, knowing their defense, although hurt, won't be decimated. When the NFL first announced on March 2 that as many as 27 current or ex-Saints participated in a cash-for-hits bounty program, seemingly most of the New Orleans...

Saints face tough road in recovery

The New Orleans Saints relished the chance to deliver knockout blows to opponents. In response, the NFL has slapped the team with enough suspensions to make them woozy. The final tally of penalties for the Saints' play-for-pay bounty scandal includes administrators, coaches and, now, players. In all, New Orleans was dealt suspensions without pay for a total of 50 games (plus...

NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith travels to New Orleans

Executive Director of the NFLPA, DeMaurice Smith, traveled to New Orleans Thursday along with NFLPA President Dominique Foxworth to huddle with members of the New Orleans Saints and to weigh legal options for those affected by Roger Goodell’s decision to suspend four players involved in the Bountygate scandal.  Yesterday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter predicted that there would be a...

New Orleans Saints: 2012 NFL Draft Grades

Although the 2012 NFL Draft is over, the analyzing is only beginning. Over the rest of this offseason, the next regular season and beyond, each team will be graded, evaluated and analyzed about their selections in the draft and how those selections have fared in the NFL. This article is the first of many of those evaluations, as I grade each of the New Orleans 2012 draft picks. ...

Saints Nation: Saints Embracing Small School Talent

If you look at this year's draft by the Saints, but also their undrafted free agent signees, you'll notice a multitude of schools you've probably never heard of. Regina in Canada, Samford, Furman, Middle Tennessee State, Appalachian State, Jacksonville State, Washburn, Monmouth, Citadel, and Georgia Southern. Those are just a few colleges that have given the Saints rookie...

Why were only four Saints defenders punished?

It came in the first sentence of one of the most shocking and important press releases the NFL had ever issued: "A lengthy investigation by the NFL’s security department has disclosed that between 22 and 27 defensive players on the New Orleans Saints, as well as at least one assistant coach, maintained a “bounty” program funded primarily by players in violation of NFL...

Pasquarelli: Saints in a climate of hubris?

The players suspended in the bounty scandal had previously provided upstanding leadership and direction, Len Pasquarelli writes, but were players like Jonathan Vilma caught up in a culture of ignoring the rules and pushing forward under Gregg Williams’ hubris?
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