Sack surge: Saints, Buccaneers finding way to QB at league-leading rate in recent weeks (1 Viewer)

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By Rod Walker | The Advocate

It started around the middle of October.

All of a sudden, the sacks started coming for the New Orleans Saints.

And the sacks also started coming for the team the Saints face on Sunday.

In fact, since Week 7, the Saints and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lead the league in sacks.

The Saints have recorded a league-best 25 during that span.

The Bucs are right on their heels at 24.

"When they come, they come in bunches," said Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins. "We've done nothing different than guys executing the game plan and rushing the way we have always rushed. Sometimes it results in quarterback hits, pressures. Lately they have been resulting in sacks."

The Saints have recorded 13 in their past two games, getting six against Atlanta on Thanksgiving night and following that up with seven this past Thursday against Dallas. ...

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