The injury-riddled New Orleans defense was shredded for 442 total yards and 45 points by the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night.
The New Orleans defense will be without LB Dannell Ellerbe (quad) in Week 1.
Heading into Week 17, the New Orleans defense is last among NFL teams in points allowed, giving up 30.6 points per game.
The pass defense struggles of New Orleans have been well advertised, but the Saints have allowed 166.5 rushing yards per game in their last four contests.
The New Orleans defense has allowed over 300 yards passing in five of their last six games.
The New Orleans Saints have allowed 38.5 points per game over the last five weeks, the worst mark among all 32 NFL teams.
The New Orleans defense has not allowed less than 300 passing yards in a single game since Week 6.
The New Orleans Saints have installed Dennis Allen at DC after the firing of Rob Ryan.
The New Orleans defense will take on the Washington Redskins in Week 10, who have allowed just nine sacks in 2015, the lowest mark in the NFL.
The New Orleans Saints will face Tennessee QB Marcus Mariota on Sunday as he returns from a knee injury.
The New Orleans Saints expect to have limited sack opportunities this week against Giants QB Eli Manning.
The Saints travel to Indianapolis to face the Colts in Week 7, and will look to improve their defensive effort after recent struggles.
The New Orleans Saints are allowing 409 total yards per game this season, last among NFL teams.
The New Orleans Saints are allowing 9.8 yards per pass attempt from opposing quarterbacks.