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Ingram (ankle/toe) practiced in a limited basis Wednesday, the Saints' official site reports.

Ingram's previous limited practice occurred following a 27-carry, 120-yard performance against the 49ers in Week 10, which is understandable considering the hard-hitting affair that he endured. After splitting running back reps with Pierre Thomas in Week 12, Ingram again dominated the Saints' ground game this past Sunday in Pittsburgh, rushing 23 times for 122 yards. As long as Ingram handles the bulk of RB workload, the occasional capped practice can be expected, but owners should watch his status closely to make sure he's poised for game day.

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Ingram (shoulder) had 23 carries for 122 yards Sunday against the Steelers.

After back-to-back games with fewer than 70 rushing yards, including just 27 last Sunday against the Ravens, Ingram posted his fourth 100-yard game of the season. On the down side, he's gone four straight games without a touchdown, though he could end that drought in Week 14 against the Panthers, who have allowed the second-most rushing touchdowns this season.

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Ingram (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game against the Steelers.

Ingram struggled last weekend against the Ravens, his second consecutive game with fewer than 70 rushing yards. And while the Steelers aren't as good against the run as the Ravens, they still rank 10th in the NFL in fewest rushing yards allowed per game.

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Ingram (shoulder) is probable for Sunday's game against Pittsburgh.

Ingram disappointed with just 11 carries for 27 yards against Baltimore last week, with the Saints going pass-heavy and giving a lot of snaps to passing-down back Pierre Thomas as a result. The Pittsburgh defense is more friendly to the run than Baltimore's, so Ingram would disappoint a lot of owners if he doesn't bounce back a bit this week.

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Ingram (shoulder) practiced fully Wednesday, the Saints' official site reports.

Ingram's four-game reign as the unquestioned running back in New Orleans came to an end this past Monday. With a soft Ravens secondary in front of them, the Saints opted to air it out, limiting Ingram to 11 carries for 27 yards and two receptions for 15 yards. The outing included the return of fellow back Pierre Thomas, who handled a similar workload (five runs for 19 yards and six catches for 37 yards). In Week 13, the Saints may follow a similar game plan against a Steelers defense that's middle of the pack against the pass and Top 10 versus the run. If so, Ingram's value will continue to dwindle.

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Ingram had 11 carries for 27 yards and two receptions for 15 yards in Monday's 34-27 loss to the Ravens.

Pierre Thomas returned from a shoulder injury to gain 19 yards on five carries and 37 yards on six receptions. Ingram unsurprisingly struggled, as the matchup with Baltimore's tough front seven favored Drew Brees and the passing game over Ingram's power running. Further taking away from Ingram's cause, the Saints went down by two scores early in the fourth quarter. Next week's road matchup with the Steelers should be more amenable to the New Orleans rushing attack, for which Ingram is still the centerpiece.

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Ingram (shoulder) is listed as active for Monday's game against the Ravens, the Saints' official site reports.

Ingram is in line to head the Saints' Week 12 rushing attack and thus merits lineup consideration, though he could lose some touches Monday due to the return of Pierre Thomas, particularly in the passing game.

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Ingram (shoulder) is probable for Monday's game.

He was a full participant in Saturday's practice and with Khiry Robinson (forearm) out, Ingram should continue to see most of the carries for the Saints. Pierre Thomas (rib/shoulder) should factor into the passing game against the Ravens, but Ingram remains the back to own in the Saints' backfield.

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Ingram (shoulder) practiced fully Thursday,the Saints' official site reports.

As the only viable running back for the Saints of late, Ingram has turned 104 carries into 459 yards and three touchdowns over the last four games. one the RBs absent during that span, Pierre Thomas (rib/shoulder), participated on a limited basis Thursday, implying that his return to action is nigh. Nevertheless, Ingram is the top dog in New Orleans until further notice.

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Ingram (shoulder) had 23 carries for 67 rushing yards and a team-high seven catches on seven targets for 30 receiving yards Sunday against the Bengals.

Ingram continues to be heavily-used in the Saints' offense, posting over 20 carries for the fourth consecutive game. His 67 rushing yards ended his three-game streak with at least 100 yards on the ground, though his seven receptions certainly helped make up for it in PPR formats. With Pierre Thomas (shoulder) and Khiry Robinson (arm) still sidelined, Ingram will likely continue to get a vast majority of the backfield touches in Week 12 against the Ravens, though it won't be an easy matchup, as the Ravens are allowing the sixth-fewest rushing yards per game this season.