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The Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints will see their season end at the conclusion of their Week 17 game. FOX will air the game which has a 1 pm EST kickoff from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA.
What is the points spread in the Panthers and Saints game? The Saints are favored by 5 points against the Panthers, at most places. There are some places were the line is as high as 6.5 points. The over/under for this game is 54 total points.
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Carolina was hoping to take a step forward in 2012 after an impressive rookie campaign by quarterback Cam Newton they unfortunately got off to a bad start but have rallied of late by winning their last three.
If Newton is to post back to back 400 yard seasons he will need to throw for 379 yards against the Saints. Fortunately for him the Saints are next to last in stopping the pass allowing 294.1 yards though the air a game.
The Saints were without head coach Sean Payton this season and struggled early on as well. By mid season they seemed to have hit their stride but a three game losing streak that started at the end of November doomed their playoff hopes.
Saints quarterback Drew Bress leads the NFL in passing yards and needs 219 yards to post back-to-back 5,000 yard seasons.
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Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints reportedly have agreed on a contract that will keep the head coach with the team for the next few years, FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer first reported.
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New Orleans Saints fans can now breathe a big sigh of relief.
According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports, the Saints and head coach Sean Payton have agreed in principle on a new contract.
I’m reporting the Saints and Sean Payton have “agreed in principle” to a new contract extension to remain head coach of the Saints
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) December 29, 2012
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