Saints expected to sign Latavius Murray, lose Ingram


The Contemporary Orleans Saints are shifting on from Mark Ingram.
NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday that Ingram is shifting on from the Saints after negotiations did not work out. In his stead, Contemporary Orleans is signing feeble Minnesota Vikings working attend Latavius Murray to a four-yr, $14.4 million contract, per Pelissero.
Ingram’s market seemingly priced itself out of a return to Contemporary Orleans. Ingram spent the first eight seasons of his NFL occupation with the Saints, compiling 6,007 speeding yards and 50 speeding scores.
Per Pelissero, the Saints couldn’t attain a model out Ingram and felt a rigidity point to assemble a deal executed with Murray sooner than potentially shedding the former substitute to a competing membership.
The 29-yr-earlier Murray is a downgrade from Ingram in the drag and plod game nevertheless must be a functional weapon for coach Sean Payton in the attend of Alvin Kamara. Murray rushed for 578 yards and averaged 4.1 yards per carry for the Vikings in 2018. He might play an early-down characteristic and the hammer briefly-yardage cases the Saints will lose with Ingram departing.
Changing Ingram with Murray portents to an increased workload for Kamara in 2019, as the featured attend fairly than sharing snaps as he had many of the past two seasons.

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