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Latavius Murray to sign with Saints | Could Eagles now get Mark Ingram?

Latavius Murray to sign with Saints | Could Eagles now get Mark Ingram?

Murray's four-year deal, which can't be signed until 3 p.m. Wednesday, is expected to be worth up to $14.4 million.

One of the top free agent running backs is off the market, and it could impact what the Eagles do next at the position.

The Saints are reportedly signing running back Latavius Murray to a four-year, $14.4 million deal, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Bridgewater, a backup last season to Drew Brees, came to the Saints last August in a trade that gave the New York Jets a third-round selection in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Ingram is joining the most run-heavy team in the NFL.

Mark Ingram split carries with Alvin Kamara in New Orleans
Mark Ingram split carries with Alvin Kamara in New Orleans

Previous reporting indicated that Ingram's most likely landing spot is Baltimore.

The Ravens' leading rusher in 2018 was Gus Edwards, who ran for 718 yards and two touchdowns on 137 carries as an undrafted rookie.

Murray joins after spending each of the past two seasons with the Vikings. In 11 games (six starts), the former undrafted free agent had 137 attempts for 718 yards (5.2 per carry) and two touchdowns, along with two catches for 20 yards. Thomas, a six-time Pro Bowler, was in a contract dispute with Seattle last offseason and broke his leg in the fourth game of the season, giving the Seahawks sideline the middle finger as he was carted off.

Ingram became the first Alabama player to win the Heisman Trophy in 2009, when he helped the Crimson Tide win the BCS national championship.

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