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Defense: The Butchers’ Toll Part 1

Posted 07-21-2008 at 04:17 PM by hagan714
Updated 05-04-2009 at 06:46 PM by hagan714

The Butchers’ Toll
Part 1

No one can tell me we played the same system as in 2006. By the end of 2006 the fans and the rest of the NFL knew how to kill the Saints’ defense. Attack it. So in 2007 the Saints went for a safer approach and decided it was safer to read and react to opposing offense and try to minimize the bleeding. Well that did not work. The Saints’ Defensive blood had to be cleaned for the field every Sunday. Napoleon would always ask for “What’s The Butchers’...
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Defense: The Butchers’ Toll Part 2

Posted 07-21-2008 at 04:16 PM by hagan714
Updated 05-04-2009 at 06:47 PM by hagan714

The Butchers’ Toll
Part 2

Now what did the Saints do?
Let’s face facts here. Youth is the main need for our defense. We rented a Defense now for two years and they were not really any spring chickens out there. The Saints’ went all out in FA and the draft for defense. Yes we did add another group of aging vets to one year contracts in FA. Well that is our standard mode of operation. What was surprising was the signing of Randell Gay , Bobby McCray and the trade...
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