Lattimore: Saints must turn around 'embarrassing' D (1 Viewer)

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By Herbie Teope - Around the NFL Writer | NFL.com

NEW ORLEANS -- Two games into the 2018 regular season and it's almost deja vu for the Saints from a defensive statistical point of view.

In the same span last year, the Saints' defense ranked last in the league against the pass (388.5 yards allowed per game), last in total defense (512 yards per game) and 31st in points allowed (32.5).

Entering Week 3's game against the Atlanta Falcons, the Saints rank 29th against the pass (325.5), 29th in total defense (428), 30th in points allowed (33) and last in yards allowed per play (7).

The current defensive standings don't sit well with the 2017 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.

"We're at the bottom of the league right now," cornerback Marshon Lattimore told NFL.com. "Man, that's embarrassing. We just got to get it right. That's motivation enough just to see those numbers up on the board. We don't want to be known for being a terrible defense." ...

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