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Old 10-06-2011, 06:37 PM   #1
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Saints rank number 1 in punt return coverage

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Old 10-06-2011, 07:21 PM   #2
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That is one of those stats that mean a lot for a team!!
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Old 10-06-2011, 07:27 PM   #3
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I guess that's why we carry two fullbacks. Hall is a beast on special teams...
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Old 10-06-2011, 08:39 PM   #4
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This is huge progress, helps the defense out a lot.

Morestead has been amazing this year, he is now at Lechler's level for sure.
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Old 10-06-2011, 10:55 PM   #5
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Good read and its about time we turned that around. Theres another important stat we're #1 in as well but but I can't think of what it is right now.
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Old 10-07-2011, 09:52 PM   #6
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Other than the Cobb return in week one the special teams have played very well.
Payton specified for the first time that Strief's injury is a sprained medial collateral ligament, and he estimated that he's two to three weeks away from returning.
That's good news.
Thanks for the article.
Good stuff by Mike Triplett.
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Old 10-07-2011, 11:56 PM   #7
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Didn't know that about the punt team. Very encouraging....
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Old 10-08-2011, 03:33 AM   #8
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They seem to be getting down the field alot faster, last week in Jacksonville the first time we kicked it to them I think the returner was about 4 yards deep and as he brought it out to his 5 yard line 2-3 players were already in his face, thats the kind of hustle we need - and to just wrap the ball carrier up, dont worry about big hits
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Old 10-08-2011, 09:13 AM   #9
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One word, Morestead
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