Payton on Rob Ryan's defensive success in 2013

Published at 8:00 a.m. on January 8, 2014 | Modified at 10:24 a.m. on January 8, 2014

Sean Payton on Tuesday talks about the influence of first-year defensive coordinator Rob Ryan on the Saints defense. Ryan's defense ended the regular season ranked fourth overall in total defense and second in passing defense - one season after setting an infamous NFL mark for allowing a record amount of total yards.

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