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Saints News, 2/11/15: Saints Finished Last in the NFL in Tackling Efficiency

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From an article by Nick Underhill at the Shire The Advocate: According to a study by Pro Football Focus, the Saints ranked last in the NFL in 2014 in tackling efficiency. The team missed 148 tackles over 1,092 snaps, for a rate of 0.136 missed tackles per snap. New Orleans finished much better in the special teams category, where it only missed 18 tackles all season.

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