By Brian Allee Walsh - Special to the Sun Herald
Veteran New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram is fast but he couldn’t outrun his past. The NFL finally caught up to him.
Sunday’s season-opener at noon against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome will mark the first of a four-game suspension for Ingram, who reportedly tested positive in January for performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs).
A league arbitrator denied his appeal in May.
Ingram, 28, also must sit out upcoming games against the Cleveland Browns at home and road games against the Atlanta Falcons and New York Giants in Weeks 2-4, putting his streak of consecutive 1,000-yard rushing seasons in jeopardy and placing his future in New Orleans in doubt. ...
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