A look at the way Michael Thomas, Cameron Jordan, and Saints fans reacted to the Saints’ win over the Carolina Panthers. The Saints became the only team to have two games with more than an 85% conversion rate on third downs since data has been recording in 1991. Sean Payton says they’re “certainly paying attention” to Hurricane Zeta and tracking its course as it enters the Gulf of Mexico.
Saints defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins is seeing a pattern — and an encouraging one at that. In each of the previous three seasons, the Saints overcame some early season adversity and swept all of their October games en route to an NFC South crown. For a fourth straight season, the Saints have won all of their October games again — three this year because their bye fell in Week 6.
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Saints took down the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, 27-24, but they did so by about half a yard on a would-be, NFL record-breaking field goal try from Panthers kicker Joey Slye in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, When Slye trotted out near the two-minute warning to attempt a 65-yard field goal to tie the game and potentially send it to overtime, the Saints got creative.