The Saints have piled up big numbers for years.
The fact they’re doing it with their defense is new.
But that was the case last night against the Falcons, with the Saints forcing four turnovers (including three in the red zone) and sacking Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan.
That seems almost greedy, but the Saints have come a long way from having a defense that only had to be not-terrible, thanks to Drew Brees. Now, they’re actually getting things done on their own.
The Saints held the Falcons to 26 yards on 16 rush attempts, taking away what the Falcons were hoping to be the foundation of their game plan. The only thing the Saints defense didn’t do was score,…