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SEATTLE - DECEMBER 29: Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with fans after a 27-9 defeat of the St. Louis Rams on December 29, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Four Main Things The Saints Must Do To Win In Rematch With Seahawks

Six weeks ago, the New Orleans Saints suffered their worst loss of the season in a game where they were absolutely demolished by the Seattle Seahawks. Immediately afterward, head coach Sean Payton told his players to put the game behind them because they would get another shot. Payton was right as the Saints are meeting the Seahawks again, and there are four big things they need to do, in order to win.

01/08/2014

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Newton Needs Panthers Players To Step Up

The Carolina Panthers had to win the last game of the season to get the NFC South title and a first-round bye so it’s not like it was a time they could rest their players. Steve Smith had to sit out with an injury, and there were not a lot of other options for Cam Newton to rely on, but there need to be.

12/31/2013

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Presto Chango: Panthers Turn Awful 2013 Start Into First-Round Playoff Bye

The Carolina Panthers started off the season with a 1-3 start, and were tied with the Atlanta Falcons for second place. It wasn’t a second place that was even close to the NFC South-leading New Orleans Saints, but the rest of the season proved to turn out completely different.

12/31/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 29: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints warms up before his team takes on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 29, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Eagles Prepare For Saints Wild Card Battle

Drew Brees will be much more successful against the Eagles defense than back-up Kyle Orton was in the final game of the regular season. But, if the Eagles can knock Brees off his game, then the Saints could quickly run out of options to try and keep up wit the Eagles offense.

12/31/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Will Win The NFC South? Saints Vs. Panthers

Both the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers sit tied atop the NFC South at 10-4. One of them will emerge as the winner of the conference in two weeks. The question is, who will secure the division title?

12/19/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Ted Ginn #19 of the Carolina Panthers runs for a touchdown after breaking a tackle from Kyle Arrington #25 of the New England Patriots during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Banged-Up Panthers Defense Visits Scrappy Dolphins In NFL Week 12 Showdown

Trying to make up ground in the NFC South race, Carolina will try and overcome injuries to its top-ranked defense when it travels to sunny South Florida for an NFL Week 12 showdown with the scrappy Miami Dolphins.

11/22/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Ted Ginn #19 celebrates scoring the game winning touchdown with teammate Mike Tolbert #35 of the Carolina Panthers during their game against the New England Patriots at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Dolphins Face Red-Hot Panthers And Their Top-Ranked Defense

Desperately trying to stay in playoff contention, the Miami Dolphins look to improve to a perfect 5-0 record in its all-time series against the Carolina Panthers in Week 12.

11/19/2013

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Members of the Miami Dolphins take the field prior to the game against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium on September 25, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Despite Lineup Of Injuries, Dolphins Are Hopeful For A Win

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome will be rocking Monday night when the Miami Dolphins and the New Orleans Saints meet in a battle of unbeatens. While the Fins listed 11 players in Friday’s injury report, Joe Philbin and company feel very optimistic descending onto the “Big Easy” this week.

09/28/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 22: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints throws a pass against the Arizona Cardinals at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 22, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Miami Heads To The Bayou To Take On Undefeated Saints

After finishing with identical 7-9 records and outside the NFL playoff picture last season, the Dolphins and Saints have already improved their postseason chances heading into their week 4 showdown on Monday night.

09/24/2013

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - SEPTEMBER 15: Daniel Thomas #33 of the Miami Dolphins runs with the ball during the NFL game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Dolphins Attempt A 3-0 Start To Season Against Falcons

Miami will be trying to equal the franchise’s best start in 11 seasons against Atlanta Falcons in Sunday’s home opener. However, because injuries are part of the game, there’s no shortage of banged up Fins heading into week 3.

09/20/2013