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- Feb 1, 2004
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All phases of the game working for 4-0 New Orleans
By Jim Mashek / Sun Herald
A fast start hasn’t always guaranteed success for the New Orleans Saints.
But it sure can’t hurt.
The Saints are off to a 4-0 start for just the third time in the franchise’s 43-year history, but the difference this time might be the varied ways in which they’re winning games.
n 1991, the Saints bolted to a 7-0 start, relying almost entirely on defense. They held five consecutive opponents to seven points or less during the winning streak. They forced plenty of turnovers. They excelled at controlling the football and recorded 50 sacks on the season, led by Pat Swilling’s NFL-leading 17.
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