BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
Judging by the first five quarters of the 2020 season, the New Orleans Saints defense looked on pace to pick up right where it left off as one of the most fearsome pass-rushing units in the NFL.
New Orleans recorded three sacks against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 1, no small feat against a quarterback such as Tom Brady who makes up for his lack of mobility with his quick decision-making and hair-trigger release. Then, in the opening quarter against the Las Vegas Raiders and quarterback Derek Carr, they were really rolling, three more sacks.
They were playing without one of their top...