Found December 23, 2011 on
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New Orleans Saints rookie running back Mark Ingram sat out practice again Friday and is not expected to play in Monday's game against the Atlanta Falcons.
It will be the third straight game missed by Ingram, who is battling a case of turf toe.
Chris Ivory, Pierre Thomas and Darren Sproles combined for 151 yards rushing in last week's win at Minnesota.
Ingram also sat out two games earlier this season due to a heel injury. He has rushed for 474 yards and five touchdowns in 10 games.
New Orleans (11-3) leads the NFC South and is battling San Francisco for the No. 2 overall seed in the conference.
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The New Orleans Saints have the top-ranked offense in the league, led by quarterback Drew Brees, who is on pace to break Dan Marinos single-season record for passing yardage. Brees is also completing more than 70 percent of his passes, tops in the league, and has thrown 37 touchdown passes, ranked second to Aaron Rodgers.
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Line: New Orleans by 6 1/2. Buzz: The Saints can clinch the NFC South with a win over their rivals. New Orleans has won six straight, led by quarterback Drew Brees, who has 18 touchdown passes in that span. Each of the last four games between these teams has been decided by three points -- three of them won by the Saints.
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A division title could be secured and a cherished individual record has a chance to be broken when the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints square off at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in a marquee Monday night matchup with very high stakes.