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.

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