Mark Ingram not expected to re-sign in New Orleans

By Anthony Caruso III |Publisher

Free agent running back Mark Ingram is not expected to return to the New Orleans Saints. The team sealed his faith with a proposed agreement with another back.

The Saints have agreed to a proposed offer with Latavius Murray. He is expected to receive a four-year contract once the new league-year starts on Wednesday.

Former New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram receives a handoff from Drew Brees during the second half of the NFC Wild Card playoff game against the Carolina Panthers
Mark Ingram receives a handoff from Drew Brees during the second half of the NFC Wild Card playoff game against the Carolina Panthers (Getty Images)

The 29-year-old Hackensack, New Jersey native has already been linked to the Chicago Bears and the Green Bay Packers. The Baltimore Ravens offered him a contract, according to the Baltimore Beatdown.

Ingram was a first-round draft pick by the Saints in the 2011 NFL Draft. He spent the last eight-years with the Saints.

This season, he served a four-game suspension. After returning, he appeared in 12 games, including six starts. 

Ingram II had 138 carries for 645 yards and six touchdowns. He also had 21 receptions for 170 yards and a touchdown. 

The 645 rushing yards were the fewest since the 2013 season when he had a career-low 386 yards.

In his career, he has made 106 appearances, including 64 starts. He has 1,321 carries for 6,007 yards and 50 touchdowns. 

He also has 228 receptions for 1,598 yards and five touchdowns.

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