CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Still stinging from the thrashing they took from Robert Griffin III, the New Orleans Saints turn their attention toward defending another dual threat quarterback this Sunday in Carolina's Cam Newton.
Like Griffin, Newton is capable of breaking down a defense with his feet as well as his arm, and presents many of the same challenges for the Saints defense that the Washington rookie did.
In fact, the Saints may even see some of the same plays this week.
Carolina coach Ron Rivera said the Panthers may borrow a few pages from the Redskins game plan because they run some similar plays.
"It's funny because when you watch (the Redskins) on tape you say, Hey, we do that,'" Rivera said. "There are a lot of things that they do that we do. And there are some things we do different ... We'll look at the success they had and go from there."
The Saints were expecting as much.
Interim coach Aaron Kromer knows the NFL can be a copycat league and that when a weakness is...