Report: Saints' Ingram tests positive for COVID-19

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The New Orleans Saints placed running back Mark Ingram on the team's COVID-19 list following a positive test, The Times-Picayune reports.

His status for Sunday's game against the New York Jets is uncertain.

Ingram is the second Saints player to be added to the reserve group after defensive Cameron Jordan also tested positive for the virus Monday.

Ingram returned to the Saints' backfield last week after missing one game with a knee injury. He rushed for 28 yards on 10 carries in a 27-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

He has rushed for 233 yards and one touchdown since New Orleans acquired him in a late-October trade with the Houston Texans.

With Ingram's availability in jeopardy, the Saints will hope star tailback Alvin Kamara will return to the field for the first time since sustaining a knee injury against the Atlanta Falcons on Nov. 7.

Kamara missed his fourth straight game in Week 13 after being listed as questionable against the Cowboys. The four-time Pro Bowler is expected to return to practice on Wednesday.

Tony Jones Jr. will likely see time in the backfield if Ingram is unavailable Sunday. Ty Montgomery and Adam Prentice could also receive carries.

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