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Saints without Thomas, Robinson

New Orleans Saints running backs Pierre Thomas and Khiry Robinson have both been ruled out for Sunday night's game against the Green Bay Packers with injuries. Fortunately for the Saints, Mark Ingram returned from his hand injury last week. They'll lean heavily on Ingram and third-year back Travaris Cadet, who is more of a pass-catching specialist. Tight end Jimmy Graham...
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Expect a big game from Travaris Cadet and Mark Ingram this week

The New Orleans Saints announced on Friday that Pierre Thomas will be sidelined by rib and shoulder injuries while Khiry Robinson’s tweaked forearm will keep him from suiting up. The two runners have combined for 303 snaps from scrimmage and 463 of the team’s 738 yards on the ground. In their absence, Mark Ingram and […] The post Expect a big game from Travaris Cadet and Mark...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Saints rule out two RBs; Jimmy Graham questionable

The Saints will be down two tailbacks Sunday night vs. Green Bay. According to the injury report, the club has ruled out Khiry Robinson (forearm) and Pierre Thomas (rib/shoulder). Mark Ingram figures to be the Saints’ featured back against the Packers, with Travaris Cadet likely the top pass-catching option out of the backfield.
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Week 8: Diamonds In The Rough

Remember: This column is not designed to spotlight the top options at each position. If you are looking for advice on start/sit options or top players at a specific position, check out our rankings and other columns throughout the week. This is going to be a weekly spotlight of five players this weekend that have a shot to be a nice flex or last starting option (a WR3 or RB3 for...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Regression Candidates Through Week 7: Don’t Sleep on Mark Ingram

Saints running back Mark Ingram was off to a nice start in 2014 before going out with injury early in the season. Ingram returned to the field in Week 7 and had limited production, but things could change going into Week 8. The Saints will be facing a Packers defense that is worst in the […] The post Regression Candidates Through Week 7: Don’t Sleep on Mark Ingram appeared first...
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5 Reasons the New Orleans Saints will beat the Packers

Look, no matter what happens in this game I still believe the Saints are staring at a lost 2014 season. However, it’s always nice to see them perform well – and it’s going to take a perfect performance to beat the Packers on Sunday night. Here’s how they can do it: 5.) Homecoming   There’s no place like Dome, right? Every stat in the book tells the same story: the Saints...
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Who Dat in the Saints Backfield

When it comes to fantasy football, the New Orleans Saints are known for Drew Brees and Jimmy Graham.  Sure they have one of the most consistent receivers in Marques Colston and an explosive rookie in Brandin Cooks, but even we didn't place to much value on them when we ranked our WRs.   Brees has produced just 3 double digit WRs this season, Cooks (15.5) in Week 1 on 7...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Thomas Out 2-3 Weeks

Saints running back Pierre Thomas left Sunday's game against Detroit with a shoulder injury, and he's expected to miss 2-3 games.Fantasy Spin:With Mark Ingram back and Khiry Robinson playing well the running game is taken care of, but Travaris Cadet will probably pick up the receiving work.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Thomas Injures Shoulder In Week 7

Saints running back Pierre Thomas left Sunday's game against Detroit with a shoulder injury.Fantasy Spin:With Mark Ingram back, this isn't a big loss for the Saints, but it is for his fantasy owners. Travis Cadet could be used in a receiving role with Ingram and Khiry Robinson the runners.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Injury Report: Jimmy Graham, Mark Ingram, Pierre Thomas

It looks like the New Orleans Saints' rushing attack will be back to full-strength. The team's official injury report lists running backs Pierre Thomas and Mark Ingram as "probable" heading into today's game with Detroit. <div style="background-color: white; color: #a7a7a7; display: inline-block; font-family: "Helvetica Neue",Arial,sans-serif...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints shooting for a shootout Sunday

When the New Orleans Saints roll into Ford Field on Sunday afternoon (Noon CT) they’ll apparently be doing so with a revamped vehicle. Michigan’s own Mark Ingram is set to return to the lineup after missing the past three games with a broken hand. Ingram’s return is good news for a Saints offense which has been remarkably stale outside of the two overtime games the team has...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

By the Numbers: New Orleans Saints running game

With the New Orleans Saints’ road game against the Detroit Lions looming and the first six weeks of the 2014 NFL season in rearview, this makes for a great opportunity to put some perspective on how the Saints have performed compared to previous years.  So I’ve consulted the great information available from the folks at ProFootballFocus.com (subscription required) to see what’s...
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5 Reasons the New Orleans Saints will beat the Lions

If the Saints are going to turn their season around, it starts this week. No one ever said it would be easy, and heading to Detroit and earning a victory is no easy task. Here are five reasons to believe the Saints can return to a .500 record after Week 7. 5.) The bye week works wonders   Coming off of a bye week, Sean Payton is 5-0 over the last five years. That goes to show...
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Mark Ingram eager to play in home state vs. Lions

Saints running back Mark Ingram is intent on playing in his home state Sunday when they take on the Lions in Detroit. Ingram was born in New Jersey, but grew up in Flint, Mich., where he played for Southwestern Academy. Wednesday, Ingram practiced with the Saints and says he's taking handoffs, catching passes and is ready for action versus the Lions. The Bama product may wear...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ingram eager to return to Saints No. 2 offense

METAIRIE, La. (AP) Mark Ingram sprinted to his left, turned to his right, snagged a short pass and accelerated up field. Practicing without limitations on Wednesday, Ingram looked ready to return to a New Orleans offense that once again ranks among the NFL's best when the Saints play at Detroit on Sunday. However, New Orleans could be without tight end Jimmy Graham, who leads...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints RB Mark Ingram eager to play in home state vs. Lions

Saints running back Mark Ingram is intent on playing in his home state Sunday when the Saints take on the Lions in Detroit. Ingram was born in New Jersey, but grew up in Flint, Mich., where he played for Southwestern Academy. Wednesday, Ingram practiced with the Saints and says he's taking handoffs, catching passes and is ready for action versus the Lions. The Bama product may...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Four Downs vs. Detroit

First Down – The return of Mark IngramAs of Wednesday, Ingram, who is coming off a hand injury, is likely to return for the first time since Week 2. He was having a productive season before the injury, totaling 143 yards on 24 carries. Since his departure, Khiry Robinson has really come alive. Just like Saints fan have thought this whole time, they now have two quality running...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram says he is ready to run

The New Orleans Saints will have Running Back Mark Ingram available for their match-up against the Detroit Lions this week, Ingram is returning from the broken hand that has sidelined him since week 2. FFLockerRoom Sports: Ingram was running like a man who’s hair was on fire prior to the injury averaging 17 points a game, evenly distributed, over the Saints first two games. With...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram Expects To Get Starting Gig Back

Saints running back Mark Ingram should regain his starting spot in Week 7, but may share more time with Khiry Robinson than in the past.Fantasy Spin:Robinson ran well while Ingram was sidelined and has earned playing time. throw in Pierre Thomas and the three-way split likely makes them all candidates for your fantasy bench.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: Detroit Lions Preview

The boys preview the Saints trip to Detroit plus Andrew breaks down how the loss of Jimmy Graham affects the passing game Message Board Kevin weighs in on Graham’s toughness Dave predicts the rest of Mark Ingram’s 2014 Does Sean Payton know the Identity of the 2014 Saints New Segment: When Ralph texts Andrew instead of his wife. NFC South: Still a S#$% Show! Your Twitter questions...
Via The Saints Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints blueprint for success on the road

The Saints are 0-3 on the road this year and have done nothing to quiet the narrative that they can’t get a win away from the Superdome. That narrative was loud and clear last year for much of the season but my hopes were it would die with that incredible playoff win in Philadelphia. Instead, playoffs combined, the Saints have lost four straight on the road since that memorable...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Mark Ingram says he plans to return from injury at Detroit

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram said he plans to return to the field when the Saints play at the Detroit Lions on Oct. 19. Ingram made the comments Friday morning on the NFL Network. "My plan is to be back out there next week versus Detroit," he said.
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints RB Mark Ingram could return as early as week 7

This morning on NFL AM, Mark Ingram the New Orleans Saints stated he plans on returning week 7 against the Detroit Lions. Among starting running backs, Mark Ingram’s per-carry average of 6.0 yards leads the NFL. A New Orleans Saints’ offense struggling to generate big plays could welcome Ingram back to the lineup as soon […] The post Saints RB Mark Ingram could return as early...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Four Downs: Bye Week

First Down: Get healthyThis is one of the most important objectives of the bye week. Jimmy Graham, Mark Ingram, Jonathan Goodwin and Patrick Robinson are notable injured players heading into the bye week. I expect the latter two to be ready for their matchup with the Lions.On another note, news broke Wednesday that Ingram has a chance to play against Detroit next week, but Sean Peyton...
Via Pro Football Spot
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sean Payton: Mark Ingram has chance to play; on Jimmy Graham, ‘we’ll see’

Sean Payton said running back Mark Ingram has a chance to play in the New Orleans Saints’ next game in Week 7 at the Detroit Lions, though Payton remained vague on tight end Jimmy Graham’s status during an interview with CBS Sports Radio’s “TBD In The Morning” on Wednesday. Payton said Ingram remains in a cast after breaking his hand in Week 2. But he believes Ingram...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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