New Orleans Saints Outlast Carolina Panthers and Advance to NFC Divisional Round

New Orleans had beaten Carolina by double-digits in both regular season games but faced a much more competitive Panthers team this time around.

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The New Orleans Saints kept their season alive with a hard-fought 31-26 win over the Carolina Panthers.
New Orleans had beaten Carolina by double-digits in both regular season games but faced a much more competitive Panthers team this time around. The Saints scored first and led the rest of the way, but Carolina never trailed by more than 12 points and had a chance to win on their final possession with 1:51 remaining.
Down by five, the Panthers quickly moved down to the Saints 21-yard line with the help of two long passes by quarterback Cam Newton. However, two Saints sacks and…

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