What to Expect in the Future from Rob Ryan’s Innovative Defense

October 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan is a mad scientist.
This was a quote from yours truly, over the summer, when I really didn't have a strong basis to support my theory. Now that I've had a strong sample size, calling him a mad scientist may be an understatement!
After finishing 32nd in total yards in 2012, New Orleans currently sits 17th ahead of its tilt with the Buffalo Bills. In addition, the Saints are now notched at 11th, a season after ranking 31st, in passing yards per game allowed.  
Moreover, the Saints sit sixth in points per game allowed (17.2), a season after finishing 31st (28.4). Needless to say, Ryan is doing Yeoman's work!
I believe that Rob is just what the doctor ordered defensively for an elite franchise the likes of the New Orleans Saints. His scheme is versatile, the personnel is plentiful, and the offense will most certainly do it's part. I will do my best to convey the manner in which Rob Ryan operates such...

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