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Peter King
September 03, 2012
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September 03, 2012

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Percentage of third- and fourth-and-long plays converted by the Saints in 2011—15% higher than the second-ranked Colts and almost double the NFL average.

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Pass rushes by Roman Harper, 51 more than the next-place safety. Harpers' 7 ½ sacks were more than double that of any other safety.

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Touchdowns in coverage allowed by Jonathan Vilma. Only one inside linebacker gave up as many: Curtis Lofton, the man signed to replace the suspended Vilma.

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