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WhoDat!656 08-25-2011 04:23 AM

Good article on Mark Ingram
 
Saints: Mark Ingram is no Reggie Bush - latimes.com

Crusader 08-25-2011 05:15 AM

Pretty good read. I'm getting a little tired of everybody comparing him and Bush but I guess that is to be expected.

WhoDat!656 08-25-2011 06:09 AM

Both being Heisman Trophy winners it is to be expected.

But comparing Bush to Ingram is like trying to compare a crocodile to a chameleon.

strato 08-25-2011 07:03 AM

I agree one won a superbowl the other hasn't played in a real game yet.

Danno 08-25-2011 07:46 AM

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Vilma wasn't comparing Ingram to Bush, who this summer signed as free agent with Miami. But it's increasingly clear that these are two very different backs. Whereas Bush has spectacular speed and tends to bounce runs outside, the rookie Ingram is a decisive inside runner who has good speed but isn't going to leave vapor trails.

I'm also getting tired of the Bush comparisons. Ingram did not replace Bush.

I'm afraid its going to get contentious every time Reggie explodes and Ingram struggles, and vice-versa. It shouldn't be that way.

strato 08-25-2011 07:48 AM

we need to give Ingram some time..but that knee swelling has me worried..

Danno 08-25-2011 08:00 AM

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Originally Posted by strato (Post 323364)
we need to give Ingram some time..but that knee swelling has me worried..

They said he'd practice today and play this weekend.

Crusader 08-25-2011 08:16 AM

Knee swelling might be he knockt it on somebody elses knee and its a little bruised. I think they just won't risk anything.

|Mitch| 08-25-2011 12:11 PM

Knee swelling is nothing more than fluid accumulating around the kneecap. I suffer from this all the time thanks to a knee surgery, a little sore but you can play through it if you have to.

welborn2000 08-25-2011 01:43 PM

I think Ingram is just what this offense needed. Alabama ran a lot out of the shotgun, which is where I see Ingram being valuable. Go 3 to 4 wide and hand the ball to Ingram to pound the 1-4 holes! This should result in positive gains more than not, which will also result in the LBs biting giving our WRs a little more room over the middle!!!


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