The Saints are bringing an eight-game winning streak into Sunday’s game against the Falcons and the team’s defense has played a leading role in making that happen.
They have allowed the fewest yards of any team in the league and the last five games have seen them allow opponents 10.2 points per game, a 25 percent conversion rate on third downs, rack up 19 sacks, and force 13 turnovers. Defensive end Cam Jordan has five of those sacks
“I think we’ve put together a stretch where our secondary, our linebackers, our defensive line have really elevated our play. So it’s not more of an ‘I’...