Many critics decided the Saints didn't do enough to get Alvin Kamara the ball against the Chiefs.
Sean Payton was accused of being uncreative or holding back by some, while others wondered if something was going on with the star running back. But neither thing could be further from the truth.
The reason is simple: Kamara didn't get the ball more because the Chiefs threw as much as or more coverage at Kamara than anyone has before. With so many injuries to the Saints' offense, Kansas City had a clear primary objective, and it executed that plan well.
The Saints have placed their first players on the COVID-19 list. Linebacker Kaden Elliss and long snapper Zach Wood are the first Saints players to test positive for or have exposure to the virus since testing began last week. They were placed on a reserve list on Thursday. Log in or purchase a subscription to […]