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Posts Tagged ‘Chris Ivory’

Saints coach Sean Payton: Chris Ivory will play Sunday at Rams if Ingram is inactive

Saints rookie running back Mark Ingram is recovering from a deep heel bruise heel, however, if he’s unable to go Sunday in St. Louis, coach Sean Payton said Chris Ivory would almost certainly be in the lineup. “Yes, I think so,” Payton said. “Just think about that, though, if Mark couldn’t go, we’d go into […]

Saints RB Ivory returns to practice Wednesday

Saints dynamic second-year running back Chris Ivory returned to practice on Wednesday, officially opening the three-week window (PUP list) for the club to add him to the 53-man roster. Signed as an undrafted free agent out of Tiffin University, which followed a stint at Washington State, Ivory led the Saints with 716 yards and five […]

Saints rookie RB Ingram bruised heel vs. Colts

Saints head coach Sean Payton didn’t offer a specific injury update on rookie running back Mark Ingram, who suffered a bruised heel in Sunday night’s 62-7 stomping of the Colts according to Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. However, Payton did say that Ingram’s status could affect whether or not the team decides to […]

Saints RB Chris Ivory ready to be taken off PUP List

Last season as a rookie, the six-foot, 222-pound undrafted free agent from Tiffin ran the rock 137 times for 716 yards (5.2 yards per carry) and five touchdowns. Saints coach Sean Payton could have used Ivory in the offensive game plan last Sunday against the Bucs – seeing he went for 158 yards on the […]

Is Chris Ivory a One-Year Wonder in New Orleans?

Matt Williamson of Scouts, Inc. writes that running back Chris Ivory could end up being a “one-year semi-wonder” in New Orleans. Ivory showed promise last year as a power runner but had problems with both injuries and fumbles. Unfortunately for him, the Saints traded back into the first round of this year’s draft to select […]

Ivory Feeling Better; Hopeful to Be Running Soon

Saints RB Chris Ivory is doing his best to get back on the field, and according to the National Football Post, he’s feeling better and is now able to put some pressure on the foot that cost him the last part of the season. When we last saw the New Orleans Saints on the playing […]

Can the Saints Get Healthy In Time for Playoffs? Ivory Placed On IR

Just when you thought things were going so well healthwise for the Saints, who just a few games ago saw their injury list  down to only three players, the unthinkable happens.  Going into the game against the Buccaneers Sunday, New Orleans did so without the skill of Marques Colston, Pierre Thomas, Jeremy Shockey, David Thomas, Anthony Hargrove, or […]

Saints Lose to Bucs 23-13: Keep Tampa’s Playoff Hopes Alive

In a game that meant virtually nothing to the Saints but everything to the Buccaneers, Tampa Bay came out and showed why they belong in the playoff picture.  It certainly was one that the Saints would like to have won, but it just was not to be today.  The Buccaneers outplayed, outmuscled, and outscored the defending […]