"Saints Defensive Grades
Passing: B
Aside from two blown coverages and just a few big passing plays, I felt as if the pass defense was much better than Week 1. It mostly comes down to the pass rush, which was night and day better than against Arizona. In the first half, things looked the same as the front four struggled to get anywhere near Jameis Winston. But in the second half, Rob Ryan turned up the heat and they started to get to the rookie. Cam Jordan and Kasim Edebali both gave Winston issues, each recording a sack and forcing pressure on multiple plays. Hau’oli Kikaha also had a sack, which was the first of his career, while also forcing a fumble. Vincent Jackson had a decent day, but the Saints held young star receiver Mike Evans without a catch, which is certainly an accomplishment."

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