The Saints have to do what they do best, and that’s throw the ball. Saints QB Drew Brees simply hasn’t hit many deep throws lately. In fact, the club is on pace for only 41 big plays (20 yards or more) after having 72 a season ago. To get their passing game going, minus the turnovers they have had the last three weeks, could go a long way to helping them snap out of their funk. Brees must deal with the gambling tactics of CB Aqib Talib and also the educated play of slot cornerback Ronde Barber. The Bucs are tied for second with nine interceptions, one behind the Falcons, with Talib having three and Barber, a longtime Saints nemesis, having two. Brees tossed three picks in a loss to the Cardinals last Sunday.
The Saints have to do what they do best, and that’s thr...
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