No team was better than the Saints in 2019 on special teams, this annual analysis says

New Orleans Times-Picayune

Darren Rizzi just wrapped up his first season as the New Orleans Saints' special teams coordinator, and an annual data analysis shows no unit in the NFL performed better than the Saints'. Rick Gosselin, a long-time reporter and columnist for The Dallas Morning News, released his special teams rankings Monday. Teams are assigned points in the rankings based on the kicking game. The Saints finished No. 1 in his rankings. New Orleans finished first in four of the 22 categories, top five in two other categories and top 10 in 10 others, the report said. The Saints have some of the league's top-ranked specialists in punter Thomas Morstead, place kicker Wil Lutz and returner Deonte Harris. Coach Sean

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