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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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy or Sell: Pierre Thomas

When New Orleans traded Darren Sproles to Philadelphia this offseason it opened up the pass catching RB role, most likely for Pierre Thomas. It’s unclear as of now how the entire RB situation will play out, as it has looked during the preseason like Mark Ingram will get a shot to be an early-down guy and New Orleans also obviously likes Khiry Robinson. But the Saints also love...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

4 standouts from the New Orleans Saints ‘dress rehearsal’ game

  Photo credit:  Dave Cariello/SB Nation. Kasim Edebali separated himself from the pack of young pass rushers hoping to carve themselves a roster spot at the beginning of training camp.  He has made a few splash plays in the daily practices, but really stood out in the third preseason game against the Colts with a two-sack performance on only seven pass rushes.  He was singled...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Indianapolis Colts DB Mike Adams Slams Saints RB Mark Ingram WWE Style

When you play defense your job is to do whatever it takes to stop the opposition from advancing the ball. Of course, the ideal way is to do so without breaking any rules or bones, but when it comes down to it defenders must stop them by any means necessary.So if that means you have to pick someone up and slam them down WWE-style like Indianapolis Colts defensive back Mike Adams...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierre Thomas Will Be Saints Pass Catching RB

Saints running back Pierre Thomas will have a different role this season according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Mark Ingram and Khiry Robinson are both ahead of Thomas on the depth chart, but Thomas expects to be more involved in the passing game.Fantasy Spin:Darren Sproles and Lance Moore are both gone, so hypothetically, Thomas could see more passes come his way along with...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: What’s in store for the former Heisman winning running back?

Is 2014 the year former Alabama running back and Heisman winner Mark Ingram finally lives up to the hype? Ingram was the first running back selected in the 2011 NFL draft. The New Orleans Saints traded up to snag him with the 28th pick. Ingram has failed to make the impact everyone expected him to make in his first three seasons in the NFL. He has accumulated only 1,462 rushing yards...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Top offseason acquisition for New Orleans Saints will debut Saturday

When the New Orleans Saints signed free safety Jairus Byrd to a six-year, $53 million contract in March, they imagined that they’d be getting an instant difference maker in their defensive backfield. As it turned out, they’d have to wait several months to see him in action as Byrd recovered from back surgery. Yesterday Byrd finally saw the practice field and it didn’t take...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram Wants Bigger Workload

Saints running back Mark Ingram is hoping to be more involved in the passing game this season, according to ESPN.com. "I hope so. I want to do everything. I want to be involved in the pass game, run game, picking up pass (protection). I want to be the most versatile player I can be," Ingram said. "The majority of the time, if you just watch the film, most of the teams...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ingram's confidence surging after strong outings

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram isn't letting a humbling start to his pro career lower his opinion of what he can still accomplish in the NFL. With 1,605 yards from scrimmage and 11 touchdowns in his first three pro seasons, Alabama's first Heisman Trophy winner is now a widely perceived under-achiever in the NFL. Still, Ingram said this...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints’ Mark Ingram Wants to Do Everything This Season

Saints’ Mark Ingram Wants to Do Everything This Season Up to this point, New Orleans Saints running back, Mark Ingram hasn’t had much involvement in the passing game. He wants his role to change however, stating that he wants to do everything this season. Mark Ingram wants bigger role in … The post Saints’ Mark Ingram Wants to Do Everything This Season appeared first on Fantasy...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints RB Mark Ingram named one of week’s biggest heroes

Despite the fact that the games didn’t mean anything in the standings, and will be long forgotten in a week or two, the first week of the preseason provided plenty of highlights and lowlights. There were reasons to be excited, causes for concern and everything in between. What players were at each extreme of the spectrum this week? To see the “Heroes and Goats” from preseason...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints’ RB Pierre Thomas Third on Team’s Depth Chart

Saints’ RB Pierre Thomas Third on Team’s Depth Chart The New Orleans Saints have running back Pierre Thomas listed behind Mark Ingram and second-year Khiry Robinson on their depth chart. Pierre Thomas third on Saints' RB depth chart: Pierre Thomas has fallen behind Mark Ingram and Khiry Robi… http://t.co/S2x2itFEG4 #NFL … The post Saints’ RB Pierre Thomas Third on Team’s...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

4 standout players from the New Orleans Saints preseason opener

Everyone knows about the highlights from the New Orleans Saints’ preseason game against the St. Louis Rams.  Brandin Cooks’ 25-yard touchdown reception is already making the rounds of the Internet and getting fantasy football enthusiasts excited.  Mark Ingram’s 8-carry, 83-yard performance has been the talk of the town – even without his two 22-yard runs (one of which went...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ingram gets contract year off to a good start

The Saints decided not to pick up the fifth-year option on fourth-year first-round tailback Mark Ingram. It means that Ingram currently is playing for a new contract, in New Orleans or somewhere else. Ingram has gotten the preseason portion of his contract year off to a good start. He has generated 83 yards on eight carries in the first half of Friday night’s preseason opener...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ingram leads Saints past Rams

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Mark Ingram had eight carries for 83 yards and a 22-yard touchdown in the first half and the New Orleans Saints won their preseason opener without Drew Brees, beating the St. Louis Rams 26-24 on Friday night. Sam Bradford didn't play either, held out by the Rams as a precaution coming off knee surgery. Greg Zuerlein was barely wide left on a 59-yard field goal...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints: Does Mark Ingram have the chance to be best ever?

It may seem far fetched, but Mark Ingram has lofty goals for himself. He doesn’t want to be a good running back. He wants to be the best to play the game. He’s got the confidence needed to have a breakout 2014 campaign and beyond.The New Orleans Saints running back is entering his fourth season, which doesn’t really help him in his goal of wanting to be the greatest ever from...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram: I want to be the best back in the history of football

Mark Ingram's expectations have not diminished one bit heading into his fourth season with the New Orleans Saints. “The sky’s the limit, man. I want to be the best back to ever play the freakin’ game of football,” Ingram said. However, the 2009 Heisman Trophy winner also insisted that he’s perfectly content to be flying under the radar for a change. Ingram said it...
Via Pro Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram wants to be the best running back in NFL history

Since entering the league, New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram has struggled. In three seasons with the Saints, Ingram has rushed for a total of 1,462 yards and 11 touchdowns on 356 career carries. Despite the lack of production, Ingram has his sights set high, and he told ESPN’s Mike Triplett that he wants […]
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram makes bold statement concerning his future

(Credit: CBS) New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram hasn’t exactly been a household name when talking about the NFL’s best at the position. However, that hasn’t stopped him from wanting to be good - very good. Per PFT: He wants to be greater than any running back who has ever played the game of football. “The sky’s the limit, man. I want to be the best back to...
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29 days ago  |  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...
Via Standing O Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Mark Ingram: I Want To Be Best RB To Ever Play

Mark Ingram hasn’t quite lived up to Heisman Trophy accolades in the NFL, but the Saints running back is looking to change that.  Ingram told ESPN.com that he wants to be the best running back to ever play the game. “The sky’s the limit, man. I want to be the best back to ever play the freakin’ game of football,” Ingram said, via ESPN. Ingram has 356 carries for 1,462...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Mark Ingram: I Want To Be Best RB To Ever Play

Mark Ingram hasn’t quite lived up to Heisman Trophy accolades in the NFL, but the Saints running back is looking to change that.  Ingram told ESPN.com that he wants to be the best running back to ever play the game. “The sky’s the limit, man. I want to be the best back to ever play the freakin’ game of football,” Ingram said, via ESPN. Ingram has 356 carries for 1,462...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Pressure on Mark Ingram builds as Saints emphasize run game

This season the New Orleans Saints are looking to strike a better offensive balance between their aerial assault and their rushing attack.  Head coach Sean Payton and offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael, Jr would like to return to statistics like the Saints posted during their 2009 Super Bowl season when the established run game amassed 2,106 rushing yards. Last season the ground...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram and New England Rookie James White face off in FSLR's ultimate fantasy sleeper bracket

Locker Room NFL Sleepers Bracket Round Two: Mark Ingram vs. James White This post appears as part of our 2014 Ultimate NFL Sleepers Bracket. Chis Meaney stumps for Mark Ingram: Good news for those of you who voted and have a bit of faith left in Mark Ingram because the Saints running back has been working with the first-team offense. Head coach Sean Payton referred to Ingram as...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints open camp with Mark Ingram as starter

The New Orleans Saints drafted Mark Ingram with the 28th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, and most expected him to become a star in the NFL. Unfortunately, he has been one of the most inconsistent running backs since he was drafted. According to reports coming out of Saints training camp, he is listed as the starter as camp kicked off. It will be interesting to see if he does...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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