FRISCO, Texas — There’s quite a bit to like concerning the New Orleans Saints’ offense, from Drew Brees to Michael Thomas to Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram, in addition to the offensive line.
Permitting simply 73.2 speeding yards per recreation, New Orleans (10-1) will face a formidable foe on the Dallas Cowboys (6-5) on Thursday night time.
DeMarcus Lawrence was requested Tuesday if New Orleans has the perfect line the Dallas Cowboys have confronted this season. The Professional Bowl defensive finish wasn’t positive — he won’t play towards the Saints (10-1) till Thursday night time — however he mentioned the Cowboys defensive line has been “talked up” too.
“They are going to have to match our depth,” Lawrence mentioned. “S—, for 60 minutes straight. When you hit a m—–f—– within the mouth after which they ain’t doing what they’re often doing, placing up 50 factors, they begin to get slightly distressed. Now you bought them the place you need them at, and then you definitely f—ing choke their ass out.”
Lawrence leads the Cowboys with eight.5 sacks in addition to 25 quarterback pressures and 10 tackles for loss. He nabbed his first profession interception throughout a Thanksgiving win towards the Washington Redskins.
Lawrence had optimistic issues to say a couple of Saints offense that leads the NFL in factors per recreation (37.2) and is fifth in yards per recreation (416.6). Brees has been sacked simply 10 instances in 11 video games.
“They’re like a Madden workforce,” he mentioned.
The Cowboys (6-5) enable 19.three factors per recreation, which is third finest within the NFL, and quit 331.1 yards per recreation, which is ranked seventh. They haven’t allowed greater than 28 factors in a recreation this season.
“We’re going to have the chance to present what we’re about in a very huge recreation,” linebacker Jaylon Smith mentioned.