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- Feb 1, 2004
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- Monroe, La
By Paul Domowitch / Philadelphia Daily News
Sean McDermott didn't call his first blitz until there were just 2 1/2 minutes left in the first half, which tells you all you need to know about the respect the Eagles' defensive coordinator has for Saints quarterback Drew Brees.
He sent middle linebacker Omar Gaither through the "A" gap after Brees. Gaither got picked up, but Brees had to hurry his throw and the pass for tight end Jeremy Shockey went incomplete.
Ran another blitz on the very next play and had even better luck with it. End Juqua Parker broke through and hit Brees, forcing a fumble that, alas, the Saints recovered.
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