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The Saints' defense was burned by big plays in Sunday's loss to the Steelers, and that has to be an area of concern with the high-powered Bengals up next

By Brian Allee-Walsh

For a defense that prides itself in preventing big plays, the Saints yielded huge chunks of yardage Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Running back Willie Parker rushed for 213 yards, including back-breaking runs of 72 and 76 yards in the second half, and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger tossed scoring passes of 37 and 38 yards en route to a 38-31 victory at Heinz Field.

The Saints remain atop the NFC South by one game with a 6-3 record.

Coach Sean Payton's team stays inside the AFC North for the third time in four weeks, playing host to the high-octane Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at the Superdome.

Full Story - Times-Picayune

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