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5 Reasons Saints Fans Shouldn’t Be Nervous About Bush

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Sep 28, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (82) runs after a reception in the fourth quarter against New Orleans Saints safety Rafael Bush (25) at AT&T Stadium. The Cowboys beat the Saints 38-17. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Who Dat Nation was rocked Friday afternoon when Saints head coach Sean Payton announced that Jairus Byrd was being put on the season-ending IR list for a torn lateral meniscus in his knee.

This news will thrust underrated safety Rafael Bush into the starting free safety position. The Saints smartly matched Bush’s offer sheet this past offseason when the Atlanta Falcons tried to sign him away. Here are five reasons why Rafael Bush will be able to take over for Jairus Byrd.