Saints Rookie RB Mark Ingram has taken part in seven-on-seven drills, catching short passes from Brees and darting around defenders downfield. Although coverage has been relatively soft and contact nonexistent as players seek to minimize the risk of injury, Brees has been impressed with Ingram's work.
"He looks great. There's no doubt he's been working and he's in shape," Brees said. "He can play a pretty significant role on our offense."
The Saints 1st round pick Mark Ingram figures to get plenty of touches this season, but just how many will depend on the health of Pierre Thomas & Chris Ivory, along with the status of Reggie Bush once the season arrives.