Saints tailback Mark Ingram could miss time with a bruised heel. The Saints didn’t rule out Ingram for this Sunday’s game at St. Louis, and they didn’t offer a specific timetable on his recovery. But he missed practice Wednesday, and they started preparing a possible replacement by returning tailback Chris Ivory from the PUP list.
For the second straight week, the New Orleans Saints’ high-powered offense gets to face a winless team with a highly vulnerable defense. If the Saints’ performance in that spot was any indication, the St. Louis Rams could quickly find themselves on the wrong end of another one-sided score. New Orleans, which put up more points last week than the Rams have all season, tries to build on its record-setting outing Sunday when it visits a sputtering St. Louis team that could again be without Sam Bradford.
St. Louis Rams RB Steven Jackson Conference Call With New Orleans Media Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Ivory even has a chance to suit up for the Saints upcoming game against the St. Louis Rams, thanks is large part to an injury to the teams workhorse rookie running back Mark Ingram.
The New Orleans Saints scored 62 points (tied for the most since the NFL-AFL merger) against the Indianapolis Colts. With the Saints playing the winless St. Louis Rams on Sunday, there’s a very logical question on the horizon. What’s the NFL record (since the merger) for points scored in a two-game span?