“Mark Ingram,” said team-mate Phillip Lindsay recently, “is a bad guy.”
Ingram, the 31-year-old former Pro Bowl running back who joins Lindsay and a number of other backs at the Houston Texans training camp for snapshots, was involved in an exercise Saturday that enabled him to practice some of that “bad.” ” to show .”
Watch as Ingram is pursued by two Houston defenders, Safety Jonathan Owens and linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill. Ingram gives them an inside fake before he gets to the edge and sprints around the corner.
Just like every single bad game (like some of the ones developed by rookie QB Davis Mills on Saturday) … it’s just a game. But it urges us to believe Lindsay’s assessment of his teammate – and Ingram’s self-exploration report.
“I feel really good coming into this year,” said Ingram, who had a bad 2020 season with the Baltimore Ravens before signing as a free agent with Houston. said after training on Saturday. “I feel healthy. I feel strong, fast, explosive. ”
Ingram was last a pro bowler in 2019 when he scored 1,018 yards and 10 touchdowns. Getting just a little bit back would be great for this player and for this team.
I’m just ready to play, “said the villain Ingram,” and do my best to help the team win games. “
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