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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
frick this. I hate it for the locker room.


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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
could probably argue murray is the better short yardage back of the two


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Ray Finkle
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
The Patriots do this every year. They don't fall in love with players and overpay them. They're willing to let guys walk if they ask for more.

Like many have said, it's business.


Cheesy Beaver
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
resigns player that states one of his biggest reasons for staying is because of the locker room

lets the player who is arguably one of the biggest contributors to that locker room chemistry walk


loomising


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this is Kamara's backfield now.


Surprised it took until page two for someone to say this. Ingram was a nice player, but Kamara is a great player and should be getting the vast majority of the touches. Murray can be a nice change of pace to compliment him now.

Ingram to Murray is a downgrade, but the upside is more Kamara and more cap space.
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Fun Bunch
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
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Murray is a good 1 cut runner who can break tackles and is good in the redzone.


Yeah I think his redzone ability is one of the biggest things. Pretty durable back too.

And he is making less than what Ingram received 4 years ago in a year where everyone seems to be getting paid.


Hoodoo Man
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
Very bizarre move.

It's not like we're replacing Ingram with a younger version.
They're the exact same age.


Lester Earl
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
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resigns player that states one of his biggest reasons for staying is because of the locker room

lets the player who is arguably one of the biggest contributors to that locker room chemistry walk


loomising




this is the opposite of Loomising. Loomis would re-sign him in a heartbeat and and keep charging the credit card that is already over its limit.


this is an Ireland move. Smart, calculated.

Ingram is going to sign in a place like Baltimore for much more money than this. Good for him


Fun Bunch
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Very bizarre move.

It's not like we're replacing Ingram with a younger version.
They're the exact same age.


With similar production, but Murray is going to be making less money.


TechDawg2007
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
Do we get a compensatory pick?


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geauxtigers87
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
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this is an Ireland move. Smart, calculated.



Bingo


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lsutiger2010
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Member since Aug 2008
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
Y'all are acting like Ingram and Murray were gonna cost the same and the Saints chose Murray. Guaranteed this is because Ingram wants more that the Saints want to pay.


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Chad504boy
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
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Ingram is going to sign in a place like Baltimore for much more money than this. Good for him


Ingram waiting on the Bell shoe to drop. Either way, Saints probably know Ingram has greener pastures out there between Raiders, Jets, Ravens, Bears, Colts etc.


Hoodoo Man
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
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With similar production, but Murray is going to be making less money.

I'll have to take your word for that.

Is Murray a good receiver out of the backfield?
Is he an excellent pass blocker?


Fun Bunch
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frick this. I hate it for the locker room.


According to Vikings fans, Murray is a great lockerroom guy, its one of the first things they mention about him.


Saintsntigers04
Member since Jun 2015
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
I love the signing..he's a good quality rb. Doesn't fumble as often as Ingram and If we are all being honest with ourselves Ingram did not look as good last year as he has in the past


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Chad504boy
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
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Saints offer for Ingram came in at about $4million per season, source says.


I hope Ingram makes at least 5-6 mill a year elsewhere.
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Hamma1122
Member since Sep 2016
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re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
Don’t like but for the price I’ll take it


TechDawg2007
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Is Murray a good receiver out of the backfield?
YES

quote:

Is he an excellent pass blocker?
YES


Fun Bunch
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New Orleans
Member since May 2008
59415 posts

re: Goodbye Mark Ingram; Hello Latavius Murray
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Is Murray a good receiver out of the backfield?


Average at best I think.

quote:

Is he an excellent pass blocker?


From what I have read so far he is a very good pass blocker.

I am not an expert though, I'm just reading things that other fans are saying.


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