Analysis

What was the reason for Drew Brees’ lack of deep passes last season?

The pass wasn’t particularly beautiful or memorable. It got the job done. A lot happened that day, so Drew Brees connecting with Ted Ginn Jr. down the Superdome’s right sideline during the 2018 NFC title game just a couple plays before the infamous no-call is an understandably forgettable moment. But the fact is, Brees reached […]

Why the Saints can win the Super Bowl with Drew Brees back

Go ahead and try to talk yourself into someone else. It’s fine. There are things to like about Teddy Bridgewater, and there might not be a more exciting idea in the NFL than Taysom Hill running an offense designed for him by Sean Payton. The thought alone has had imaginations turning for two years. But […]

We determined how much separation Michael Thomas creates with his route running

Michael Thomas isn’t fast enough. He’s not a burner. He can’t win deep. He might not create enough separation with his route running. The knocks made against the Saints wide receiver entering the league look idiotic in hindsight. People raced to draw conclusions based on his 4.57 40-yard dash time, and even though he has […]

How often does Drew Brees change plays? We found out

There are plenty of options from which to choose if you are looking to scapegoat someone for the Saints’ early playoff exit. Poor decisions. Poor protection. Poor performance. Take your pick. You can even put some of it on Drew Brees. The quarterback came up short, and, honestly, some issues from the year before got […]

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