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Five Things We Learned from Saints/Bills

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4. The offensive line is the weakest part of the team

Oct 27, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) huddles with teammates during the first half of a game against the Buffalo Bills at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Bills 35-17. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

This is the reason why the Saints NEED to keep running the ball.  Drew Brees was consistently being pressured and did not always have clear lanes to throw the ball. Finding ways to use the blitz against teams is the best ways to counter great pass rushers. Draw plays, screens, etc need to start coming into the game plan when Brees starts to get hurried.