After drafting Nate Solder with the No. 17 overall pick, the New England Patriots decided they had all they needed in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft.
New England, which also owned the No. 28 overall pick in the first round, traded the selection to the New Orleans Saints, who used it to draft Alabama running back Mark Ingram. Here are the terms of the deal (via SB Nation).
The Pats and Saints deal: New Orleans No. 56 and 2012 first-rounder for Mark Ingram.
Ingram rushed for 875 yards and 13 touchdowns on 158 carries in 2010. In three seasons at Alabama, Ingram rushed for 3,261 yards and 42 touchdowns on 572 carries.