What the New Orleans Saints’ defense needs to concentrate on to stop the Indianapolis Colts offense in Super Bowl XLIV
Getting their licks in
The Saints hit Brett Favre every chance they could and, like body blows in boxing, those hits took a toll. You’d better believe they’ll try to do the same thing with Peyton Manning, even though the Colts do an outstanding job of providing protection. .
Bobby McCray, the Saints’ right defensive end who replaced stalwart Charles Grant, hasn’t made a lot of plays this season. But McCray has made a big impact this postseason with his vicious-but-legal hits on Arizona’s Kurt Warner (blindsided after an interception) and Favre (hit so hard after throwing he initially thought his teeth had been knocked out).