New Orleans Saints (10-4) Take On Carolina Panthers (10-4)

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First place in the NFC South is at stake when the New Orleans Saints go on the road to take on the Carolina Panthers. FOX will broadcast the game and kickoff is at 1:00 PM ET. New Orleans is holding on to a 10-4 overall record and 4-0 division record on the year. Carolina also has a 10-4 overall record and is 3-1 in the division.

In week 14, the Panthers lost to the Saints, 31-13. Drew Brees was superb, finding the end zone four times on top of completing 30 passes on 42 attempts for 313 yards passing, three yards rushing and no picks.

The Saints enter the game fresh off a 27-16 loss against the Rams. Brees had 393 yards passing, completing 39 of 56 attempts with two total touchdowns and two interceptions. Marques Colston also had a solid game, piling up 92 yards on eight catches and one touchdown. The Panthers are fresh off a 30-20 victory over the Jets. Captain Munnerlyn gave an outstanding effort with two sacks, one interception, four tackles and one touchdown. Another solid outing came from DeAngelo Williams, who scored once on top of 87 yards on three catches.


Saints Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
A+ 100+ D. Brees 392 575 4,500 34 10


Panthers Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
B+ 88.0 C. Newton 264 424 3,049 21 11


Saints Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
B 82.7 P. Thomas RB 136 521 3.8 1
C- 70.3 M. Ingram RB 62 283 4.6 1
B- 81.6 D. Sproles RB 49 219 4.5 2


Panthers Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
B- 81.0 D. Williams RB 179 743 4.2 2
B+ 88.0 C. Newton QB 95 507 5.3 6
C 73.5 M. Tolbert FB 93 331 3.6 5


Saints Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 100+ J. Graham TE 76 1,071 14.1 14
B+ 88.0 M. Colston WR 64 813 12.7 5
B- 81.6 D. Sproles RB 66 556 8.4 2


Panthers Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A- 90.5 G. Olsen TE 63 739 11.7 5
B 82.4 S. Smith WR 63 701 11.1 4
B 82.4 B. LaFell WR 48 614 12.8 5