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I just have little faith in our offence after last Sunday. I don't know if this team knows it or not yet but we might as well be facing playoff elimination next week.

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I know it sounds like a overreaction but be down two in your Div is a deep hole to climb out of.

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I know it won't sound popular....but I think Martin should have a bigger roll this week. Have Luke on Graham with Martin over the top of it....

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JA guards TE's in our base package, and Godfrey guards them when we're in our nickel package, so no, Kuechly won't be on Graham.

Not that I think this is the best matchup, it's just how it is, when we play man.

With Luke and Thomas Davis......JA shouldn't see the field in our nickel packages.

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The Saints* have the size and speed on offense to exploit our aimless defense. They'll spread us out and get the matchups they want. I expect Graham to have a monster game, and the Saints* will run a lot of screen plays if we try to bring pressure. Interesting enough, I think Dwan Edwards might have a big game getting pressure up the middle, and he might get a sack or 2 on Brees.

Our only chance of staying in this game is to establish the running game early, and stick with it. We didn't have the power to run on the Bucs, they simply dominatied the los and made running impossible, but the Saints* are not that type of team. A heathly dose of Williams, Stewart, and our bizzare FA pickup Tolbert should be able to keep us in the game.

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The Saints** have the size and speed on offense to exploit our aimless defense. They'll spread us out and get the matchups they want. I expect Graham to have a monster game, and the Saints** will run a lot of screen plays if we try to bring pressure. Interesting enough, I think Dwan Edwards might have a big game getting pressure up the middle, and he might get a sack or 2 on Brees.

Our only chance of staying in this game is to establish the running game early, and stick with it. We didn't have the power to run on the Bucs, they simply dominatied the los and made running impossible, but the Saints** are not that type of team. A heathly dose of Williams, Stewart, and our bizzare FA pickup Tolbert should be able to keep us in the game.

In a ideal world, TD gets more reps against the Sainys than your typical game. I'd love for TD to be a spy of sorts on Sproles and take those garbage throws to the flat away. Gamble on Colston....have S help on Graham all game. make someone else beat us

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In a ideal world, TD gets more reps against the Sainys than your typical game. I'd love for TD to be a spy of sorts on Sproles and take those garbage throws to the flat away. Gamble on Colston....have S help on Graham all game. make someone else beat us

TD needs to be on the field as much as possible. We need to get as physical as possible with the Saints* recievers, go for stripping the ball after the catch, try for big hits, do anything possible to generate a turnover. Our CB Norman has good technique in going for the strip while also making a secure tackle. He might cause a fumble in this game.

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TD needs to be on the field as much as possible. We need to get as physical as possible with the Saints** recievers, go for stripping the ball after the catch, try for big hits, do anything possible to generate a turnover. Our CB Norman has good technique in going for the strip while also making a secure tackle. He might cause a fumble in this game.

I think we just need to make Brees gamble and air it out.....as great as he is, he as that Cam quality to him. Will try to do too much if you take his go to stuff away.

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JA guards TE's in our base package, and Godfrey guards them when we're in our nickel package, so no, Kuechly won't be on Graham.

Not that I think this is the best matchup, it's just how it is, when we play man.

At this point it is.

Anderson has always been a good coverage linebacker, and I don't think it would be wise to put Luke in only his second game, up agiasnt two of the best players in the league in Bree's and Graham.

Tampa game showed this, Anderson gave up only eleven yards while Luke 30. And that was only on three throws. A pass oriented offence with such a great Te-Qb combo could do a lot more damage.

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Vikings and Redskins O-lines allowed just 2 total pressures each in Wk 1. Steelers OL allowed 22 to lead NFL.

Pretty impressive stat but the Saints** dont have much of a pass rush. I think Carolina can control the line and

give Cam the time he needs. Panthers need to run, alot. Also get their playmakers the ball in space. Saints** are

shitty tacklers so screens and quick hitters could lead to long gainers. Yo Cam, not every pass needs to be down

field buddy.

Gamble on Colston, blanket Graham with a linebacker/safety and force Brees to beat you with Moore

and whoever is Henderson's backup. IDK if Henderson will be healthy this week. I haven't heard anything.

From PFF:

The Redskins’ offensive line had a great day in pass protection and kept RGIII clean in the pocket, allowing only eight pressures. However, they were largely manhandled by the Saints’ front seven in the run game. So much so, that despite all five lineman gaining positive pass blocking grades, only left tackle Trent Williams and center Will Montgomery graded positively overall. While those two spots are clear strengths for Washington, the rest of the line is much shakier. Chris Chester and Tyler Polumbus had trouble against the left side of the Saints’ line and Kory Lichtensteiger was tormented by the stout Broderick Bunkley.

As will be mentioned later, the Saints* have some dominating run defenders on that defensive line while lacking truly explosive pass rushers, so we may not be able to read too much into this display just yet. But it’s something to monitor as the season goes on.

New Orleans – Three Performances of Note

Improved Run D

While New Orleans fans won’t be happy with the outcome against the Redskins, the Saints’ performance in run defense might be a small consolation. Perhaps motivated by Ryan Kerrigan’s strong day, second-year defensive end Cam Jordan followed up his strong rookie campaign with a +6.8 grade in run defense. Primarily working against Polumbus (-6.9 run block), Jordan totaled a mammoth nine stops in 41 run snaps, good for a 22% Run Stop Percentage. He generally overwhelmed Polumbus and any tight end that attempted to block him in the run game.

In the middle of the defense, newcomers Brodrick Bunkley and Curtis Lofton each made sure their presence was felt. Lining up almost exclusively at DRT, Bunkley dominated Redskins left guard Lichtensteiger and made four stops while constantly standing up or pushing offensive players into the backfield. Meanwhile, Lofton showed Saints* fans something they haven’t seen in a while; a linebacker who could get off blocks.

https://www.profootballfocus.com/blog/2012/09/10/re-focused-redskins-Saints*-week-1/

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