New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan vowed to get the Saints defense back on form after allowing 37 points in a loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
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The New Orleans Saints were expected to have one of the elite defenses in the NFL after finishing in the top five, but they got off to a bad start with a 37-34 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
They allowed Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan to throw for 448 yards and three touchdown passes. The defense missed 16 tackles, which largely contributed to the Falcons’ explosion on offense.
Defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was not happy with his team’s performance, but he maintains a positive attitude. “Look, that was a stinker for all of us, but nobody has to hit the panic button around here. We are going to work hard. We are not used to losing, and we’re not going to get used to it,” the defensive coordinator told the Times-Picayune.
Ryan will face his old team, the Cleveland Browns, on Sunday, and their offense will be a major downgrade from the Falcons. He will look to get the Saints defense back on track.