Mark Ingram

Mark Ingram

RB - NO
Height: 5' 9"Weight: 215 lbsAge: 28College: AlabamaDrafted: #28 (1st Rd. by New Orleans)

2018 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
23rd easiest for RBs
Draft Rank (ECR) #53
Best / Worst #27 / #94
ADP #48

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Mark Ingram in attendance at minicamp

After skipping OTAs, RB Mark Ingram is participating in mandatory veteran minicamp, per Mike Triplett of ESPN. Ingram, who is facing a four-game suspension to open the season, is entering the final year a four-year $16 million contract and is set to be an unrestricted free agent at the conclusion of the 2018 NFL season.

Fantasy Impact

Ingram has been highly productive and an excellent fantasy producer, who set career-highs in almost every category last season while splitting reps with Alvin Kamara. With a looming suspension, Ingram is more likely to hit free agency, especially if Kamara is able to thrive with a heavier workload in Weeks 1-4. While Ingram's presence at Saints' camp bodes well, the loss of four games hurt his fantasy stock, making Ingram an RB3/flex option in 2018.

Mark Ingram suspended four games for PEDs

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting that Saints running back Mark Ingram has been suspended four games for violating the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy.

Fantasy Impact

This is huge news that is likely to push Alvin Kamara to the top of the first-round in fantasy drafts, while Ingram himself should fall into the middle rounds. The suspension has been looming and the Saints were apparently preparing for the suspension to be handed down, though they didn't add a running back of significance, meaning they believe that Kamara can shoulder the load. While Kamara obviously gets a boost, it's also an underrated boost to Drew Brees' value in fantasy drafts, as Kamara is better as a receiver than he is an early-down back.

Mike Tagliere10 weeks ago
Mark Ingram gets shut down as Saints are eliminated

Mark Ingram rushed 10 times for 25 yards, and caught one-of-one targets for three yards, in the New Orleans Saints' heartbreaking divisional round loss against the Minnesota Vikings.

Fantasy Impact

Mark Ingram was running on sand in this game, unable to gain effective yardage on hardly any of his carries (his long gain was for nine yards). The Minnesota defense shut the doors on the running game, especially for Ingram. It's a post-season to forget for Ingram, as he generated a measly 63 yards on 21 touches. He ends his seventh season with 309 touches for 1,603 yards and 12 TDs. Expect him to take a backseat to Kamara next season, but should still be viewed as a serviceable RB1/2 in 2018.

Marco Ignacio27 weeks ago
Mark Ingram gains 35 scoreless yards

Mark Ingram rushed nine times for 22 yards, and caught one target for 13 yards, in the New Orleans Saints' wild card win against the Carolina Panthers.

Fantasy Impact

For the second game in a row, Ingram was given less than 10 carries, and his stat line suffered again. Sean Payton employed a pass-heavy game plan in this one and Ingram owners were left wanting more. He wasn't the goal-line back of choice either, as Kamara was the one in on the goal-line play where Zach Line managed to vulture both backs. Ingram will try to get back on track at Minnesota where they have been susceptible against the run.

Marco Ignacio28 weeks ago
Mark Ingram stymied in regular season finale

Mark Ingram rushed 13 times for 35 yards, and caught four-of-four targets for 19 yards, in the New Orleans Saints' Week 17 loss against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Fantasy Impact

Mark Ingram couldn't get rolling against the Bucs. In recent weeks he's been able to salvage his fantasy game by breaking a long run, or scoring but could get neither this week. Kamara outperformed him with less touches, as has been the case since the Adrian Peterson trade. Season-long leagues are over, but DFS continues on into the playoffs. Ingram should have sneaky value in the hopes of a bounce back effort.

Marco Ignacio29 weeks ago