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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 things to watch for in the New Orleans Saints dress rehearsal

We’ve made it to the all-important 3rd preseason game, and even though the Saints have looked good in the first two weeks there are still things we want to see on Saturday in Indianapolis. Drew Brees will make his 2014 debut on Saturday, returning from an oblique strain. He’ll return to the starting lineup to play with the first string offense, which will likely see a quarter...
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2 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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2 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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3 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
3 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...
Via AP on Fox
3 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...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
4 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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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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12 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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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Up, Three Down For the New Orleans Saints

All in all, Friday night's 26-24 victory over the St Louis Rams was a typical first preseason game. I've come up with a few positives and even a few negatives to look at in preparation for this Friday night's home game vs the Tennessee Titans in the MercedesBenz Superdome.First, let's take a look at the things that the Saints need to address.Penalty yards The Saints...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints win preseason opener 26-24 at Rams

It was about what you’d expect from a preseason game. Lots of sloppiness, mistakes, and boredom to a degree. But I thought the positives outweighed the negatives overall. The Rams missed a 59 yard field goal just wide left at the buzzer to finish the game. The Saints will leave this game with plenty to work on but when you consider the fact that both sides of the ball showed good...
Via The Saints Nation
14 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...
Via AP on Fox
14 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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20 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
21 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 […]
Via Full Scale Sports
21 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...
Via Sports-Kings
21 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
21 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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21 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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
24 days ago  |  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...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
25 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Ingram, Pierre Thomas entering pivotal, possibly final, year with New Orleans Saints

Mark Ingram is in a contract year. Pierre Thomas might as well be. The two most experienced running backs on the New Orleans Saints' roster are entering a career crossroads in 2014. Their performance this season could determine their future -- where they play and how much they make. On the brink of a season with Super Bowl expectations, the contracts are a reminder that very...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss
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