Mark Ingram

#22 RB / New Orleans Saints / EXP: 8YRS Height: 5-9 Weight: 215 lb Age: 28 College: Alabama Bye 6

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Player Outlook

For four straight seasons, Mark Ingram has delivered at least 1,100 total yards and six or more touchdowns to Fantasy owners, finishing as a top-15 running back every time. Expect him to make it five in a row in 2018. Ingram is the lead rusher in an offense that has become focused on running more than ever before -- last season's 444 rush attempts were the most for the Saints since 2009. Alvin Kamara had a big piece of that and figures to again in 2018, but Ingram should still lead the way, including near the goal line. Last season, Kamara had five touches from 5 yards or closer, Ingram had 18 including five goal-line tries (four touchdowns). Kamara will get picked first in Fantasy drafts because he's got more upside, but don't make the mistake of overlooking Ingram. It wouldn't take too much for him to outproduce his young running mate, and his slight discount makes him all the more appealing. Go ahead and let Kamara get picked in Round 1 -- Ingram's value in early Round 3 or even late Round 2 will help your Fantasy team dominate

Player News
  • Saints' Mark Ingram: Present at minicamp
    By RotoWire Staff

    Ingram (suspension) was seen participating in the Saints' mandatory minicamp Tuesday, Nick Underhill of The Baton Rouge Advocate reports. As expected after not participating in OTAs, Ingram was back on the practice field for the start of minicamp despite having to serve a four-game suspension at the start of the regular season. Ingram is expected to cede the role of No. 1 running back to second-year star Alvin Kamara until he is reinstated by the league for Week 5.

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  • Saints' Mark Ingram: Expected to show at minicamp
    By RotoWire Staff

    Ingram (suspension) will not participate in OTAs, but he is expected to join the club for mandatory minicamp in June, ESPN reports. The NFL tagged Ingram with a four-game suspension for the use of a banned substance, and the league has already heard and denied his appeal. Coming off career-high marks across the board for rushing yards (1,124), rushing touchdowns (12), receptions (58) and receiving yards (416), the veteran tailback will cede the early-season lead role to Alvin Kamara. Coach Sean Payton indicated that the Saints don't have any immediate plans to add a veteran back, suggesting Trey Edmunds, rookie Boston Scott, Jonathan Williams and Daniel Lasco (neck) -- who have combined for just 47 regular-season carries -- would be candidates for some carries in the early going. The league should reinstate Ingram for Week 5's contest against Washington.

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  • Saints' Mark Ingram: Has appeal denied
    By RotoWire Staff

    Ingram's appeal of his four-game suspension for performance-enhancing drugs has already been heard and denied, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. Ingram's management released a statement claiming the running back's positive drug test was caused by a substance that's permissible with a proper exemption from the league, but Katzenstein reports that Ingram didn't actually have the necessary exemption. Alvin Kamara will serve as the lead back while Ingram sits out the first four weeks of the season, with Trey Edmunds, Boston Scott, Jonathan Williams and Daniel Lasco (neck) all in the mix to compete for a complementary role. It won't come as any surprise if New Orleans adds a veteran running back before training camp, considering the aforementioned players (besides Kamara) have accounted for only 47 regular-season NFL carries. Ingram will turn 29 in December and is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent next offseason. Accounting for the suspension, a Week 6 bye and Kamara's presence, Ingram can't be counted on for much in the first half of the upcoming season.

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  • Saints' Mark Ingram: Appealing four-game suspension
    By RotoWire Staff

    Ingram will appeal the four-game suspension he received Monday for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drugs policy, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Ingram's management released a statement proclaiming the 28-year-old's positive drug test was caused by a substance that's permissible with a proper exemption from the league. Another update should be available soon, as an arbitrator's opinion is due on or before May 16. Should Ingram's appeal ultimately fail, Alvin Kamara would take on some extra snaps and touches out of the backfield in September, with the likes of Trey Edmunds, Boston Scott, Jonathan Williams and Daniel Lasco (neck) also in the mix for work. The 2018 campaign is a contract season for the 28-year-old Ingram.

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  • Saints' Mark Ingram: Suspended four games
    By RotoWire Staff

    Ingram has been suspended four games for violating the league's PED policy, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Coming off the best season of his career with 1,124 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns to go along with 58 grabs for 416 yards, Ingram won't return to the field until Week 5 against the Redskins. In the meantime, Alvin Kamara -- a star in his own right last season -- should take on a heavier workload, with some combination of Trey Edmunds, Boston Scott, Daniel Lasco (neck) and Jonathan Williams also factoring in. The Saints may also elect to dip into the available free agents to add depth behind Kamara if they aren't comfortable with the current grouping.

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Completed Games

WK OPP RUATT RUYD RUTD RECPT REYD RETD FPTS
1 @MIN 6 17 0 5 54 0 6
2 NE 8 52 0 4 24 0 7
3 @CAR 14 56 0 2 30 0 8
4 @MIA 14 45 0 4 17 0 5
5 BYE - - - - - - -
6 DET 25 114 2 5 36 0 24
7 @GB 22 105 1 4 5 0 16
8 CHI 18 75 1 6 24 0 11
9 TB 16 77 0 1 2 0 7
10 @BUF 21 131 3 0 0 0 31
11 WAS 11 134 1 3 21 0 21
12 @LAR 11 31 0 2 5 0 3
13 CAR 14 85 1 6 37 0 17
14 @ATL 12 49 0 4 43 0 8
15 NYJ 12 74 2 5 77 0 26
16 ATL 13 44 1 3 22 0 12
17 @TB 13 35 0 4 19 0 4
PROJECTION 158 711 5.2 37 254 0.6 109.8

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Scheduled Games

WK DATE OPP OPP RANK OPP FPTS
1 09/09 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 29 19.13
2 09/16 Cleveland Browns 11 16.88
3 09/23 @Atlanta Falcons 4 14.22
4 09/30 @New York Giants 21 17.88
5 10/09 Washington Redskins 31 19.88
6 BYE - - -
7 10/21 @Baltimore Ravens 18 17.50
8 10/29 @Minnesota Vikings 1 13.22
9 11/04 Los Angeles Rams 27 19.00
10 11/11 @Cincinnati Bengals 30 19.63
11 11/18 Philadelphia Eagles 2 13.47
12 11/23 Atlanta Falcons 4 14.22
13 11/30 @Dallas Cowboys 7 16.00
14 12/09 @Tampa Bay Buccaneers 29 19.13
15 12/18 @Carolina Panthers 5 15.00
16 12/23 Pittsburgh Steelers 28 19.12
17 12/30 Carolina Panthers 5 15.00

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Career Stats

Season RuAtt RuYd RuTD Recpt ReYd ReTD FPTS
2018 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 230 1124 12 58 416 0 219
2016 205 1043 6 46 319 4 195
2015 166 769 6 50 405 0 152
2014 226 964 9 29 145 0 162
2013 78 386 1 7 68 0 50
2012 156 602 5 6 29 0 92
2011 122 474 5 11 46 0 79
3 Year Avg 200 979 8 51 380 1 187
Career 1183 5362 44 207 1428 4

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