The Saints know how to make teams pay when they’re not balanced against unbalanced offensive lines.
This team will study those tendencies, see how a team defends against those looks, and then exploit the weaknesses. We aren’t going to start making accusations, and nothing can get proven for sure, but there are a handful of plays where if you look back through the defense’s prior opponents, you might see a similar look run against another team. So, if someone caught you slipping before, New Orleans is going to help you fall.
Malcolm Jenkins has been in the league for a dozen years, and no one ever got him comfortable playing quarters coverage. Jenkins has always been more comfortable playing near the line of scrimmage and using his instincts to be around the ball or cover man-to-man. He could drop deep and make some plays, but that […]
Matt Ryan stood in the pocket for six seconds. He looked left, then right, then left again. No one was there. The Falcons had five players running routes, and not a single one had an inch of space with which to work. So, he rolled out, and kept looking until making a feeble attempt to […]