Aug 8, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) breaks a tackle from St. Louis Rams defensive back Cody Davis (38) and rushes for a 22 yard touchdown during the first half at Edward Jones Dome. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
The following is an analysis of Mark Ingram runs in Saints Rams preseason game. Ingram played with decision and passion. He was effective behind a makeshift offensive line with Jahri Evans and Ben Grubbs out. The zone blocking scheme implemented by Offensive line coach Brett Ingalls is beginning to show its effectiveness.
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Graham is just looking for someone to practice blocking on. Strief is his usual solid self. Jones runs up the field to engage the defense. Kelemente also runs up field. Armstead tangles with a defensive lineman (Sims). Ingram runs behind Johnson for a 5 yard gain.
Mark Ingram Runs #2
Strief, Jones, Lelito(C), Kelemente, Armstead, Nic Jacobs (TE), Graham. No full back. Ingram runs left between blocks by Jacobs and Graham for 19 yards.
Mark Ingram Runs #3
The entire OLine moves in unison. Football ballet. Along the line are Strief, Jones, Lelito (C), Kelemente, Armstead, Graham. Johnson in at full back. Ingram runs behind Johnson left for 6 yard gain. Good gap integrity by the offense.