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Mark Ingram | Running Back

Team: New Orleans Saints
Age / DOB:  (25) / 12/21/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 215
College: Alabama
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Mark Ingram rushed 13 times for 38 yards and a touchdown Week 16 against the Falcons.
Ingram was gifted a touchdown after Jalen Saunders returned the opening kickoff 99 yards to the Falcons' one-yard line. He was completely shut down the rest of the game as Atlanta completely dominated the line of scrimmage. Pierre Thomas (foot) left this game early, so Ingram could have an expanded role Week 17 against the Bucs. Dec 21 - 5:04 PM

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Mark Ingram rushed for 59 yards and one touchdown on 17 carries in the Saints' Week 15 win over the Bears.

He handled 17-of-25 carries out of the Saints' backfield, but was mostly bottled up before breaking loose for a walk-in 15-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter to put New Orleans up 31-8. Ingram averaged just 2.75 YPC on his previous 16 totes. He was also stuffed for a five-yard loss on an attempt from the one-yard line on third-and-goal in the third quarter when the Saints' line declined to block anyone. Ingram gets the Falcons in Week 16. He rushed for 60 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries against the Falcons in the season opener.
Dec 15 - 11:48 PM

Mark Ingram rushed 10 times for 43 yards in the Saints' Week 14 loss to the Panthers, adding two catches for 13 yards while also losing a fumble.

The Saints got blown out 41-10, and Ingram helped set the tone early by losing a soft fumble just four minutes into the game. There was no committee with the return of Khiry Robinson, but Ingram and the Saints simply couldn't sustain drives, and got out-possessed 36:00-24:00. Ingram should bounce back in a big way as an RB2 against the Bears' horrendous defense in Week 15.
Dec 7 - 5:10 PM

ESPN's Chris Mortensen expects the Saints to go "back to a committee" at running back this week.

Ingram has played well enough that we're not expecting a "committee" in the true sense of the word. He'll start and we'd still project something in the range of 16-18 touches. But with Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas both healthy, the 30-touch volume upside Ingram had for a recent stretch just isn't there. Still, he's a solid RB2 play given a home game against Carolina in which there should clock-killing opportunities late.
Dec 7 - 11:12 AM

Mark Ingram (shoulder) is listed as probable for Week 14.

Ingram is a borderline RB1 for Sunday's cupcake matchup against Carolina.
Dec 5 - 3:43 PM

Mark Ingram (shoulder) remained limited in Thursday's practice.

Ingram has been playing through his shoulder injury for weeks now. Even with Khiry Robinson (arm) returning, Ingram is in the RB1 conversation against the Panthers' pathetic defense.
Dec 4 - 5:31 PM

Mark Ingram rushed for 122 yards on 23 carries in the Saints' Week 13 win over the Steelers.

He didn't see any goal-lime opportunities with Drew Brees finding each of Ben Watson, Nick Toon, Erik Lorig, and Marques Colston for red-zone touchdowns. Ingram still dominated looks in the backfield; Pierre Thomas received just three carries. Ingram will be on the RB1 map when the Saints take on the Panthers at home in Week 14. Ingram hung 30-100-2 on Carolina in Week 9.
Nov 30 - 4:58 PM

Mark Ingram rushed for 27 yards on 11 carries in the Saints' Week 12 loss to the Ravens.

He caught two passes for 15 yards. But Ingram left two touchdowns on the field. He received carries on first-, second-, and fourth-and-goal from the one-yard line on the Saints' opening drive, but was stuffed on all three opportunities. Later, Ingram caught a pass at the two-yard line but tumbled out of bounds before walking a clear path into the end zone. It was a brutal night for him against one of the league's better front-sevens. Ingram will be back on the RB2 map next week in Pittsburgh.
Nov 24 - 11:58 PM

Mark Ingram (shoulder) is listed as probable for Week 12 against the Ravens.

Even with Pierre Thomas returning, Ingram will continue to see a heavy workload. He's averaging 114.8 yards and 26 carries over the last four games. Ingram is Rotoworld's No. 7 running back this week.
Nov 22 - 3:28 PM

ESPN Saints reporter Mike Triplett said Mark Ingram will continue to get the "lion's share" of carries even if Pierre Thomas returns against the Ravens Monday night.

Thomas appears on track to play against Baltimore, but his status will have little bearing on Ingram's workload. Averaging 26 carries a game over his last four, Ingram is almost a lock to see 20 touches against the Ravens. Thomas will unseat Travaris Cadet as the passing-game back when he returns.
Source: ESPN.com
Nov 22 - 10:01 AM

Mark Ingram (shoulder) is practicing in full for Week 12.

It's an upgrade on last week, where Ingram was "limited." Although Pierre Thomas (shoulder) is tentatively on track to return for Week 12, Ingram should remain a bell-cow back against the Ravens, as Khiry Robinson (arm) remains sidelined. Ingram and Thomas play very different roles for coach Sean Payton.
Nov 20 - 5:17 PM

Mark Ingram rushed 23 times for 67 yards in New Orleans' Week 11 loss to the Bengals, adding seven catches for an additional 30 yards.

Ingram was held out of the end zone, a rarity for a running back who gets the ball 30 times. The day of sound and fury but no pay off came against one of the league's very worst run defenses. Ingram has now gotten the ball a preposterous 116 times over the Saints' past four games, a number they know they have to rein in. It remains unclear when Pierre Thomas (shoulder) and Khiry Robinson (arm) will return, however. Either way, Ingram will be a solid RB2 for Week 12 against the Ravens.
Nov 16 - 4:39 PM

CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora expects contract-year RB Mark Ingram to reach the free-agent market.

The Saints are already projected to be over the 2015 salary cap, having a ton of money tied up in Drew Brees, the offensive line, Jairus Byrd, Jimmy Graham, and Junior Galette. Tagging Ingram at around $8 million also makes no sense. Ingram flipped the switch on his career late last season, and it's carried over into 2014. He'll likely seek upwards of $5 million annually on a long-term deal.
Source: CBS Sports
Nov 16 - 10:33 AM

Mark Ingram (shoulder) remained limited on Thursday.

It's the same routine Ingram followed last week before touching the ball 30 times against the 49ers. He'll be good to go as an RB1 against the Bengals' struggling run defense.
Nov 13 - 5:36 PM

Mark Ingram (shoulder) was limited in Wednesday's practice.

The Saints also limited Ingram last week before giving him 30 touches. Ingram's shoulder injury isn't a concern for his Week 11 status. He'll be a top-10 running back play for Sunday's matchup with the Bengals.
Nov 12 - 5:06 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Drew Brees
2Luke McCown
RB1Mark Ingram
2Pierre Thomas
3Khiry Robinson
4Travaris Cadet
GLB1Mark Ingram
2Khiry Robinson
3RB1Pierre Thomas
2Mark Ingram
FB1Erik Lorig
WR11Kenny Stills
2Nick Toon
3Jalen Saunders
WR21Marques Colston
2Robert Meachem
3Seantavius Jones
WR31Nick Toon
TE1Jimmy Graham
2Ben Watson
3Josh Hill
K1Shayne Graham
2Dustin Hopkins