Film Review: Bizarro Bortles
Film Review: Bizarro Bortles

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New Orleans vs. Jets

As has been the case most of the year, the Saints offense mostly did what it wanted in this game, especially on the ground. Particularly given their indispensability as pass catchers in a New Orleans passing game that rarely falls flat, it's difficult to imagine a scenario where both Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara wouldn't have high projections. This offense unconditionally runs through them, no matter whether it's the run or the pass that takes precedence in any given game. Prolific as this Saints offense is, it's somewhat tenuously founded – it runs through Ingram, Kamara, and Michael Thomas – and none of their functions can be imitated by anyone else on the team. For now it works, though I'm surprised that the lack of contributing depth on this offense hasn't held it back at all.

Bilal Powell showed up to play in this one, but this offense appears so run-oriented under Bryce Petty that Powell's customary passing game functions might no

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