New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) might have wrapped up his 2009 Heisman Trophy in the same stadium where he'll have an opportunity on Sunday to hit a significant milestone as a pro. Ingram needs 60 yards rushing in Atlanta to hit 1,000 for the first time since the New Orleans Saints selected him late in the first round of the 2011 draft.
New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) might have wrapped up his 2009 Heisman Trophy in the same stadium where he'll have an opportunity on Sunday to hit a significant milestone as a pro. Ingram needs 60 yards rushing in Atlanta to hit 1,000 for the first time since the New Orleans Saints selected him late in the first round of the 2011 draft. Bill Feig Associated Press
New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) might have wrapped up his 2009 Heisman Trophy in the same stadium where he'll have an opportunity on Sunday to hit a significant milestone as a pro. Ingram needs 60 yards rushing in Atlanta to hit 1,000 for the first time since the New Orleans Saints selected him late in the first round of the 2011 draft. Bill Feig Associated Press

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