After two days of relative silence, the Baltimore Ravens have emphatically inserted themselves into the free agency period, this time signing Mark Ingram. The Ravens inked Ingram to a 3-year, $15 million deal, as first reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Former Saints’ RB Mark Ingram intends to sign a three-year, $15 million deal with the Baltimore Ravens, per @diannaESPN and me.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2019
After going through last season with fifth round pick Alex Collins, undrafted Gus Edwards, oft-injured 4th round pick Kenneth Dixon, and Packers castaway Ty Montgomery, the Ravens decided to invest in the running back position by acquiring in the former Pro Bowler Ingram. Ingram has thrived the past two seasons platooning with his former backfield partner Alvin Kamara and will be inserted into a similar dynamic with Lamar Jackson and Gus Edwards.
Following the insertion of Lamar Jackson into the starting lineup in week 11, the Ravens transitioned to a run heavy offense that saw the offense go for 200+ rushing yards five times, peaking at 296 yards against Cleveland in week 17. The Ravens hope that Ingram will fit in smoothly with new offensive coordinator Greg Roman’s system and continue their ground dominance that brought them AFC North glory last season.