1. Forcing turnovers
After Buffalo went up 10-0, the Saints’ offensive drive stalled once again, and the Bills got the ball back looking to add to their lead. They were nearing midfield when Josh Allen dropped back to pass and was intercepted by Bradley Roby. It was the first interception of Roby’s Saints career.
After the NOLA offense failed to do anything on that possession, the Bills got the ball back looking to right the ship ahead of halftime. Not only did they have this opportunity to add to their lead but they’d get the ball back to start the second half so they could really hammer the final nail in New Orleans’ coffin.
Well, the Bills got into the red zone and threatened to score before halftime. Fortunately, Allen’s pass intended for Gabriel Davis was impressively picked by Kwon Alexander, who laid out to make the interception. That pick prevented the Bills from being up 17-0 at halftime.
The Saints might have won the turnover battle, but unfortunately, the offense wasn’t able to do anything with the two extra possessions. The defense put on the best possible game they could have considering the circumstances and the offense, once again, let them down. It’s become a disturbing trend, sadly.
What other positives did you notice from the game?