Mark Ingram replaces Marshawn Lynch on Pro Bowl roster


The 2009 Heisman Trophy winner has made his first Pro Bowl.

Saints tailback Mark Ingram has been named to the roster, the team said Monday. He replaces Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, who is out of the game on account of Seattle making the Super Bowl.

The 25-year-old Ingram set career-highs in carries (226), rushing yards (964) and rushing TDs (nine) in 2014. He also caught 29 passes for 145 yards, both career-bests. Ingram is an unrestricted free agent at season’s end.

Ingram joins Deuce McAllister, Fred McAfee (special teams), Dalton Hilliard, Rueben Mayes, George Rogers, Chuck Muncie, Tony Baker and Andy Livingston as Saints backs who have made the Pro Bowl.