The New Orleans Saints' goal-line defense has stifled opponents all year. Jeff Duncan, of the Times-Picayune, has the story, below.

Jimmy Clausen #2 of the Carolina Panthers against the New Orleans Saints during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 7, 2010 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Courtesy---Jeff Duncan/Times-Picayune

One of the most interesting things I heard during ESPN's Monday Night Football broadcast of the New Orelans Saints at Atlanta Falcons game was Jon Gruden's analysis of the Saints' goal-line defensive package.

"The Saints have an exclusive goal-line package that is unique in the NFL," Gruden said.

It's not just unique. It's effective. In fact, the Saints' goal-line defense has been one of the most improved aspects of the team this season.

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