Who Dat Dish guest contributor Gee Balance wants Who Dats to help name the 2017 Saints defense. Give us your best!
The New Orleans Saints defense has been the butt of football jokes for the recent past for sometime. The football experts continued to pick against the team because of what was referred to as “Sorry D”.
Fast forward to 2017 minus Weeks 1 and 2 and what you have is Sorry D no more. The 2017 New Orleans Saints defensive unit most certainty are not the butt of anyone’s jokes any longer.
The Saints defense’s rise can be attributed to a number of elements: new players, new coaches, established defensive starters elevating their game. That’s not the focus of this particular article.
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This article is dedicated to naming this current unit that is playing at a high level and having fun doing it.
The Saints defensive numbers through 9 weeks are: holding offenses to 19.4 ppg (10th in NFL), holding offense’s to 326.6 ppg total yards (15th in NFL), allowing 210.5 ppg through the air & 116.1 ppg on the ground.
My favorite stats for the Saints Defense is the fact they are tied 9th in NFL in sacks. They’ve made 23 and they’re 4th in the league with 56 passes deflected.
We all know about what was arguably the best defense in NFL history. That was the Dome Patrol. And I’m not saying this current defense is that. I want to name this current version of the Saints D, with your help of course.
So CHIME IN WHO DAT NATION! Here’s your chance to name the Saints Defense. Lets hear it and comment below!
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