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Scouting the Saints: Defense

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Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams said that he was going to come after Peyton Manning. Will the Colts be able to stave off the attacking New Orleans defense long enough to succeed? Brad Keller takes a look.

Defensive Line: Although he did not make the Pro Bowl, right end Will Smith is the star of this unit, recording 13 sacks in 2009, which led the team.  End Charles Grant is second on the team with 5.5 sacks, but he is on injured reserve. New Orleans finished the season with 35 sacks and Smith played the biggest part in that effort, but ten players on the Saints roster finished with at least one...

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