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New Orleans Saints earn a top-10 preseason ranking for RB unit

The New Orleans Saints have plenty of talent at the running back position, with the likes of Mark Ingram, C.J. Spiller and Khiry Robinson. All three have proven capable of making big plays, but grouping the three together? Well, that's a pretty dangerous unit.Apparently, Pro Football Focus thinks so as well, as the Saints found themselves ranked in the top-10 of RB units.Pretty nice...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram: “I know I’m a three-down back”

From Reggie Bush to Pierre Thomas to Darren Sproles to C.J. Spiller, it seems the New Orleans Saints have never run out of pass-catching backs to complement a hard-nosed runner. But according to ESPN’s Mike Triplett, Mark Ingram believes he’s capable of shouldering the load as an every-down contributor. “I know I’m a three-down back. I could do first down, second down,...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram Working On His Whip and Nae Nae During Practice

Mark Ingram has a lot to be happy about. With Pierre Thomas gone chances are he is going to see a few more carries this season. He might even crack the 1000-yard barrier for the first time in his career. He came close last season with 964 yards (on 226 carries). After getting signed to a new deal in the off-season he knows the team wants to keep him around.If they are going to do...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mark Ingram throws down the “Whip” and “Nae Nae” at Saints camp

Mark Ingram could be in for a big year this season, which means a lot of touchdowns, and I think we now know what he’s going to be doing once he gets in that end zone. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL teams that could be picking No. 1 overall in 2016 Fantasy Preview: The top-30 TEs for 2015 QB Rankings: Based on the pressure they’re under in 2015 Top 10: The NFL’s second...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: These Mark Ingram highlights will get Who Dat Nation on their feet

This year, the Saints are getting back to what won them the Super Bowl in 2009, pounding the rock. And that starts with Mark Ingram. For the first few years of his career, injuries kept Ingram from growing into the running back that most expected him to be after getting drafted in the first round of the draft, but he showed up and showed out last season. AROUND COVER32 First and...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Ascending Players: #3 Mark Ingram

For this series I’ll be listing 5 players who are the upswing, with the caveat that the player is not a rookie and has spent at least a year with the team, so no Stephone Anthony or C.J. Spiller. #3 Mark Ingram What he’s done so far: Drafted in the first round in 2o11, Ingram struggled to find his footing in the NFL. It wasn’t until the latter half of 2013 that the light...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram returns to Saints on four-year deal

Mark Ingram will be back with the New Orleans Saints next season after reaching agreement on a new deal with the only team for whom he has played. According to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, Ingram’s contract with New Orleans is for $16 million over four years. Ingram started off his career slowly after being...Read More
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Current and former NFL players weigh in about Adrian Peterson’s arrest on Twitter

The harrowing news stories that surfaced during this past week were difficult to digest for NFL players and fans alike. The Ray Rice elevator videotape was released to the public, and commissioner Roger Goodell stuck to his claim that the league office hadn't seen it. The only problem is that they had, indeed, been sent a tape by a law enforcement official (according to the Associated...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: The running game

Since the inception of the Drew Brees-Sean Payton era, the identity of the New Orleans Saints has been a potent, high flying aerial attack. Every passing record, at one point in time, has been broken or threatened by Brees and Payton. However, despite the success in the passing game, team success has always been determined by the ground game. In the Saints’ two most successful...
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram: I want to be the best running back of all time

Mark Ingram was the first player in Alabama history to ever win the Heisman Trophy, but his NFL career with the New Orleans Saints hasn’t been nearly as successful. Ingram has fought for carries in the three years he’s been in the NFL, but he sits atop the Saints depth chart after a week of camp. Despite his lack of success, Ingram is still extremely confident, saying he wants...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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