Oct 22, 2017; Green Bay, WI, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) carries the ball for a touchdown in the second quarter during the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

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LISTEN: Deuce thinks Saints still have a lot to clean up

Seth Dunlap
October 23, 2017 - 11:06 am

While most fans will, rightfully, be focused on the Saints winning their fourth consecutive game, there's one former Saints player who sees many things that still need cleaned up.  Deuce McAllister said that he is impressed by their fourth straight win, but the game shouldn't have been as close as it was.

"Well, you have to be resilient and they were.  You also have to think about the situation you are in," McAllister said.  "You know that you are playing a quarterback that's not the starter.  A guy who is making his first start.  You know, just to have the turnovers like you had early in the game - that score at half should have been, could have been, a lot worse.  They came up with some key stops to keep themselves in that game."

There are many areas of concern to him on both sides of the bootball.

"Still a lot to be cleaned up.  You're talking about from a penalty stand point," he said."  You're talking about from a field goal stand point, so that bounces to the special teams.  Even just the muffs on the punts,"  "Offensively they have to get on the same page.  There's still too many mental mistakes."

It's not all bad.  The Saints on on a bit of a roll, and now sit alone in first place in the NFC South, somewhere they haven't been in four seasons.

"You're talking about a group that put up nearly 500 yards," Deuce said about the Saints offense.  "You go on the road, a really tough place to win.  It's your fourth win, so you'll take it.  Still much much work for this unit, but you'll take the W any day."

Listen to Deuce's full post game thoughts in the podcast below.

Deuce: Saints on a roll

Saints Radio color analyst Deuce McAllister gives his final thoughts on the Saints' 26-17 win in Green Bay.

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