Saints Must Protect Passer, But Could Have Major Advantages Over Panthers Defense (1 Viewer)

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Pass protection may again be an issue, but Saints pass catchers could otherwise dominate Carolina's defense on Monday night.

By Bob Rose - Saints News Network | SI

New Orleans Saints QB Derek Carr had a strong debut in his first game with the team. Carr completed 23 of 33 passes for 305 yards in a 16-15 opening week win over the Tennessee Titans. He threw the game's only touchdown and became just the second quarterback in franchise history to throw for over 300 yards in his first game with the team. Carr's 300-yard performance was also the first for the Saints in a winning effort since Drew Brees on Christmas Day in 2020.

It wasn't all roses. The Saints missed a few scoring opportunities that would have blown the game open. There were major pass protection issues throughout the game, often putting Carr under heavy duress. Still, this was leaps and bounds better than the passing game we've seen from the Saints over the previous three years.

New Orleans now travels to face NFC South rival Carolina Panthers on Monday night football. A listless Saints team was physically dominated by an inferior Panthers squad the last two times they've made this trip. New Orleans also turned the ball over five times (4 interceptions), were unable to protect their quarterback, and scored just 21 total points in those losses.

The Panthers (0-1) lost their opener on the road to Atlanta. They return most of the defensive personnel that caused New Orleans fits, but changed their base defensive scheme this offseason. ...

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