Mark Ingram cuts back and forth between optimism and disappointment as he evaluates the Saints' running game.
''I'm definitely confident in what we can do,'' Inrgam said. ''We have great runners, great offensive linemen, great tight ends, so I know we can have success in the run game but we've got to keep getting better. We've been struggling a little bit, trying to get us a win, and we're just working our way through it.''
Heading into this Sunday's game at Green Bay, New Orleans ranks 22nd in the NFL with 92.7 yards rushing per game. The Saints have had several explosive plays on the ground, but consistency has been a problem since opening day, when New Orleans rushed the ball only 10 times for 32 yards in a loss to Washington.
''We've just got to show more consistency as players on the field,'' said Ingram, who has carried 27 times for 79 yards and one touchdown. ''We've just got to get into a rhythm and get better to, I guess, give the coaches more confidence in the run game....