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CB Jabari Greer—Grade—N/A
The veteran Greer did not play in this contest.
CB Corey White—Grade—N/A
White was placed on injured reserve earlier this week, thus ending his season.
CB Johnny Patrick—Grade—B
Patrick started the game and showed improvement over a week ago. He was called for a pass interference penalty that was ridiculous.
CB Patrick Robinson—Grade—B
Patrick Robinson improved his play from a week ago when he was torched by Dez Bryant. He was beat on a few occasions, but his play resembled that of much of the season prior to a week ago.
CB Elbert Mack—Grade—B
Mack continued his solid play as the nickel corner. He was beat on a few occasions but never so badly that the team suffered for it.
S Roman Harper—Grade—B-
Roman Harper was almost non-existent in this contest. It’s interesting to see the evolution of his game from an in-the-box safety to more of a deep coverage type. That is the role he played most often Sunday. I wrote this a week ago as well.
S Malcolm Jenkins—Grade—N/A
Malcolm Jenkins was placed on Injured Reserve last week.
S Isa Abdul-Quddus—Grade—B
Quddus did a really nice job executing his role as the traditional free safety. He flew to the football and made key tackles. He also had opportunities to make a play and did not.
S Rafael Bush—Grade—B+
Bush was used in many of the sub-package nickel and dime defenses the Saints throughout the game. He was effective, though not nearly as flashy as he was in previous games.