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.
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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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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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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 (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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Emotions likely to run high for Saints running backs in Detroit

There will be no shortage of motivation on the ground Sunday when the Saints travel to Ford Field to take on the Detroit Lions.   It will be a reunion of sorts, and the chance for three key running backs to prove their worth to some of the groups who have meant the most in their personal and professional lives. REGGIE BUSH: For the Lions Reggie Bush, this will be the first time...
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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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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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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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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...
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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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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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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...
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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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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.
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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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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...
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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...
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Mailbag: Bye Week awards for the New Orleans Saints

Nick, since we’re taking the week off from worrying about the Saints losing – who would win the typical slate of year-end awards in New Orleans if they were given out right now? – Rewarding Ricky, Rosepine. Just to clarify, these are Saints-specific awards. Clearly no Saints are winning any NFL awards at this point. MVP: Khiry Robinson – In his three games as a starter Robinson...
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Mark Ingram Targeting Return After Week 6 Bye

Saints running back Mark Ingram is still targeting Week 7 for his return.Fantasy Spin:Ingram was producing solid fantasy numbers while sharing time with Pierre Thomas and Khiry Robinson. Robinson has played well in his absence, but should return to a backup role when Ingram is ready to play.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints march into bye week with noticeable limp

On Friday we learned that Safety Jairus Byrd was being put on season-ending IR. Mark Ingram was, and still is, out indefinitely with a broken hand. Ramon Humber left the game on Sunday. And somehow an even more newsworthy injury occurred. On a reception in the second quarter, Jimmy Graham bulldozed his way down the field, careening his right shoulder perfectly into a defender’s...
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Tweet of the Game: New Orleans Saints fans looking forward to the bye week

It’s been a long, trying beginning to the 2014 season for the Who Dat Nation. After the stressful 2-3 start for their beloved Saints, fans are ready for a bye week to get their heads on straight. Hope @TheJimmyGraham is okay and will be able to play after the bye week. He was missed in today’s game. #Saints — SAINTS FOR LIFE! (@SaintsfanDebbie) October...
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NFL Stock Watch Fallers: Week 4

Eddie Lacy – Quick. Name the last three running backs that have been drafted out of the University of Alabama. The last three RBs have been Mark Ingram, Trent Richardson, and Eddie Lacy. Ingram was a Heisman winner while he was in college but over the last four years in the NFL he is only averaging 4.2 yards per carry, with 602 yards as his best single-season finish. Richardson...
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Grade Day: New Orleans Saints pass, but without flying colors

The Saints finally jumped into the win column on Sunday, earning a 20-9 victory over the Minnesota Vikings at the Superdome. It wasn’t a world-beating performance – and it certainly won’t set our minds at ease for the coming weeks – but it got the job done. Drew Brees was efficient, completing 77-percent of his passes for just under 300 yards and two touchdowns, while also...
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With Mark Ingram out, Khiry Robinson 'fired up' to show growth from rookie year to now

New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram somehow managed to play an entire half with a broken bone in his hand last Sunday, then patiently fielded post-game questions in the locker room without betraying the slightest bit of pain. "I did not know (he was injured)," said teammate Pierre Thomas. "I don't know if he knew." There's a fine line in the...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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