UPDATE: Mark Ingram tweeted thanks to the Ravens for his time in Baltimore.
Thank you Mr.Bisciotti and the Ravens for being a first class organization. I love the real ones in flock nation that supported me and showed luv! My blood brothers, whats understood Ain gotta be explained. Best is still ahead, cant wait! Watch God work.#GodWins #BigTrussForever pic.twitter.com/Hx0GZrSIrz— Mark Ingram II (@markingram21) January 19, 2021
The Baltimore Ravens are going to release running back Mark Ingram on Tuesday following their elimination from the 2021 NFL Playoffs, per Adam Schefter. The team will clear $5 million in salary cap space and carry $1,333,334 in dead money in 2021.
Ingram was inactive for four of the team’s final four games, including both playoff games. The Ravens drafted JK Dobbins in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft and he emerged as a regular presence in the backfield. Dobbins and Gus Edwards split carries, with ten apiece in the team’s Divisional round loss. Dobbins is the one with long-term upside, but Edwards won’t be going away easily.
Once Ingram is released he will be able to hit the open market and sign with a new team as soon as he can. He will not have to wait for the March start of free agency to find a new home. He will likely not be a No. 1 starter wherever he lands, but he could end up in a 1a or otherwise complementary role.