Oct 21, 2018; Baltimore, MD, USA; New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis (56) stands on the field before the game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
Linebacker Demario Davis, who had stints with the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns before landing a three-year deal with the New Orleans Saints, currently owns the highest run defense grade among all NFL linebackers.
Davis’ ability to stop the run has been on display all season long, as the veteran has amassed 15 run stops on the season. The Arkansas State alumnus has added a much-needed presence on the Saints’ front seven, and the team’s sixth-ranked team run defense unit (86.3) is due in large part to Davis’ effort in the center of the defense.
Davis’ ability to…