NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram was named NFC offensive player of the week award after his performance in the Saints' Sunday 49-21 rout of the Los Angeles Rams.
Ingram compiled 146 rushing yards and a touchdown on 14 carries. He also scored a second touchdown on a 21-yard screen pass.
The last Saints running back to win the award was Reggie Bush in 2006.
The Saints are preparing for a Sunday home game against the Detroit Lions.