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Mrwhodat
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Dec 2015
2811 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
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Get Melisandre to resurrect Hoky




MMauler
Member since Jun 2013
8173 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
The one thing that the Loomis/Peyton administration has excelled at is evaluating tremendous under-the-radar running backs. And our system, there is no need to pay top dollar for running back's.


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mindbreaker
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Dec 2011
4467 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
Well you won't find a RB on the open market who can pass protect block as good as Ingram since he's the best pass blocking back in the league. But hopefully if he walks someone with close to equal skills in that level.


ffhouston
New Orleans Saints Fan
The Woodlands
Member since Sep 2007
2968 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
In a vacuum, I think the Saints can't/won't offer Ingram the best deal he'll get, and he signs elsewhere.

But, since the offense needs the balance a strong running game provides, and the running game clearly struggled the first four weeks of last season, the Saints will have to pay him more than they want and sign him.

This, of course, has ramifications elsewhere. DB9 being willing to play ball on a restructured contract has an outsized impact on what the Saints can or can't do in FA this offseason.


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Hamma1122
Member since Sep 2016
5486 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
Draft one in 4th round. Not a panic situation


Neauxla
New Orleans Saints Fan
New Orleans
Member since Feb 2008
32520 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
Boston scott ? Where he at


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Laaz2750
New Orleans Saints Fan
Los Angeles
Member since Aug 2008
5758 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
Yeah I can think of at least three times he launched a blitzing defender into the air on a block. He's a beast at picking up the blitz.


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goatmilker
LSU Fan
2014 drunkin Bobby award winner!
Member since Feb 2009
44501 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
None of those. I think we resign MI barring a ridiculous contract from a Gruden type.


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Hulkklogan
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Oct 2010
36592 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
I hope we re-sign Ingram. Brees is unquestionably the leader and brain of the team but Mark Ingram is the heart of the locker room. Losing him would hurt more than we see on the field, imo. The recent team chemistry can't be overstated.

That said it just depends on what kind of money he wants.
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TexasTigerBH
Texas
Member since Jun 2018
134 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
Resign Ingram, keep consistency especially with Brees’ window closing.


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biggsc
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Member since Mar 2009
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re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
I’d draft Josh Jacobs from Alabama


Laaz2750
New Orleans Saints Fan
Los Angeles
Member since Aug 2008
5758 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
We don’t have enough picks to use one on a RB when we already have one in the building who we know can produce. Pay the man


biggsc
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Bald Cypress
Member since Mar 2009
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re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
Need an APB



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memphis tiger
LSU Fan
Memphis, TN
Member since Feb 2006
9968 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
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Yeldon


Nope. He’s a poor mans Kamara. For the system to work we need Kamara and (a back like)Ingram not Kamara and (a back like) Kamara.


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Tiger Voodoo
New Orleans Saints Fan
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Member since Mar 2007
15593 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
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Yeldon is pretty good and does a good job receiving out of the backfield.



I actually love this idea.

He can catch which would be deadly combining him with Kamara out of the backfield and is also a big guy that can bang between the tackles if need be, making him a great replacement for Ingram’s role as well.

He also shouldn’t break the bank. Could be a great fit.


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martiallaw
Colorado Fan
Louisiana
Member since Jan 2008
993 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
Spencer Ware.

Can also catch out of the backfield.


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LlyodChristmas
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
The Abandoned Jazzland
Member since Jan 2013
1497 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
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Yeldon is pretty good and does a good job receiving out of the backfield.


Bama back for a Bama back, FRICK IT


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tigernnola
LSU Fan
NOLA
Member since Sep 2016
991 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
TJ in our offense could be really good.


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LSU_30A
Member since Jan 2019
286 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
You pay Ingram. Don’t mess with chemistry plus he’s excellent in pass protection. It’s not like he’s going to break the bank anyway. 3 years $12 million should do it.


kengel2
LSU Fan
Team Gun
Member since Mar 2004
14211 posts

re: If Ingram walks and Hunt isn’t an option what should we do at RB?
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Draft one in 4th round.


Elijah Holyfield from Georgia.


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