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You'll never guess what's on the mind of Saints rookie running back Mark Ingram

Updated: August 1, 2011, 12:48 PM ET
By Elena Bergeron | ESPN The Magazine
Ben Liebenberg/AP ImagesWhile getting ready for the season, Mark Ingram gave his mind a workout in our "Psyche Scan".

This story appears in the Aug. 8 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

WHEN THE SAINTS DRAFTED a new Heisman Trophy-winning running back in April, their incumbent Heisman back, Reggie Bush, typed a "Dear John" tweet to fans anticipating his replacement. Things aren't as tense on rookie Mark Ingram's end. The Alabama alum has used his lockout-mandated downtime to prep his body for a starring role in the backfield -- and to exercise his mind with our "Psyche Scan."


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