Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/30/12
NEW ORLEANS -- Picking apart what officially qualifies as the worst defense in NFL history, DeAngelo Williams rushed for 210 yards on 21 carries and the Carolina Panthers rolled up 530 yards in total offense and scored 28 consecutive second-half points to points to defeat the New Orleans Saints 44-38 Sunday at the Mercedes Benz Superdome. The Panthers' offensive output added final humiliation to a black-cloud season for the Saints defense. The Saints (7-9) allowed 7,042 yards in 16 games (a 440.1-yard average), breaking the all-time NFL record of 6,793 yards set by the 1981 Baltimore Colts. In sweeping the Saints, the Panthers (7-9) rebounded from a 24-13 hole early in the second half with touchdowns on four of five possessions, two of which came at the end of 80-yard drives during which the Saints could not stop Williams. The Panthers led 41-24 with 8:23 left before the Saints got two late touchdown passes from Drew Brees to make the result look respectable.The Panthers took...
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