New Orleans Saints safety Tyrann Mathieu was always destined to play for this franchise. After his historic career at LSU in college, he has been a fan favorite in New Orleans for years. Now, he is making a big impact.
Mathieu made a clutch interception in the first quarter against the Vikings.
The defense had been on the field for most of the quarter and desperately needed to make a big play. The “Honey Badger” did exactly that.
On the following drive, the Saints drove down the field to tie the game with a touchdown.
The Saints need their hometown safety to continue to produce. He had been a bit quiet through the first three games, but the interception could instill some confidence in him. He looks ready to go for the Saints.