After its best performance of the season in the pivotal win at Tampa Bay, the New Orleans defense started slowly but rapidly progressed to play well in a 27-13 win last week over San Francisco.
Saints head coach Sean Payton liked what he saw and feels his defense is starting to make its mark as his offense has for so many years.
“After we kind of weathered the storm, if you will, or the beginning part of the game, I thought we played real well,” Payton said. “That’s what we’re trying to do. It’s a team, it’s not offense or it’s not just defense. We’re trying to, No. 1, play a...