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Reggie Bush isn’t thrilled with selection of Mark Ingram by Saints in NFL draft 2011

Updated at 2:43 a.m.

Reggie Bush seems to think his days in New Orleans are numbered. The Saints took Alabama running back Mark Ingram with the 28th pick in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night and it didn’t take the Bush, who forfeited his 2005 Heisman Trophy, long to tweet his reaction to the drafting of the 2009 winner.

It’s been fun New Orleans. less than a minute ago via Echofon Favorite Retweet ReplyReggie Bush
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In addition to Bush,who is due to make $11 million in base salary, the Saints have Pierre Thomas and Chris Ivory, but Ingram can do what all of those guys do. And he’s younger and could be better — immediately. A few hours after the draft ended, Bush added:

Congrats to Mark Ingram on being selected to New Orleans. He will be a great addition to the Saints backfield just as he was in Alabamaless than a minute ago via Echofon Favorite Retweet ReplyReggie Bush
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(Bonus footage: Ingram’s Heisman speech.)

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.

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