Posted November 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
The New Orleans Saints are learning how opposing defenses must've felt the past few years. Picked apart. Run over. Beaten down. The Saints' defense is on pace for a truly historic season, and that's not a good thing. They have already become the first team since at least 1950 - maybe ever - to give up more than 400 yards in seven straight games. On average, they've surrendered 50 yards more per game than the NFL's next-worst team. If this keeps up, the Saints will obliterate the record for most yards allowed in a season. Not surprisingly, the defending NFC South champions are off to a miserable start, going into Monday night's game against Philadelphia with a 2-5 record. But interim coach Joe Vitt says not major changes are planned.
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