You don't have to mention protect in your analysis at all. The only time to talk about it would be when talking about how diancie is improved from gen 6, which doesn't matter. We only care about how it's doing here and now.
"Salamence's 95 / 130 / 90 defenses are solid by Ubers standards and combine with one of its pre-Mega Evolution abilities in Intimidate"
should be 'combined', in case the next gp doesn't pick up on that either