Saints cornerbacks brace for stiff test against Steelers high-powered offense (1 Viewer)

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By Rod Walker | The Advocate

Marshon Lattimore knows just what he, fellow cornerback Eli Apple and the rest of the New Orleans Saints could be up against Sunday when the Pittsburgh Steelers visit the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

The Steelers boast one of the NFL's most explosive offenses. They are one of just four teams in the league averaging more than 400 yards per game. And they also boast two of the most dangerous wide receivers in football.

Antonio Brown on one side. JuJu Smith-Schuster on the other.

"They are great receivers, and I feel like we are great cornerbacks," Lattimore said. "So we're going to go head-to-head, and may the best man win." Brown and Smith-Schuster have put up eye-popping numbers this season. Smith-Schuster leads the Steelers in both receptions (95) and yards receiving (1,274) to go with his six touchdowns.

The Saints may have to deal with just half of the duo, though. Smith-Schuster was listed as questionable Friday after suffering a groin injury in Thursday's practice. ...

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