Game 13 Reaction: Panthers vs. Saints (Who Dat Dish)

Dec 8, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and defensive coordinator Rob Ryan during the fourth quarter of a game against the Carolina Panthers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints defeated the Panthers 31-13. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Saints 31, Panthers 13

Saints Rebound After Seattle By Handling the Panthers, Pick Up A Much Needed Victory to Improve to 10-3

This was the type of response that the Saints needed last night! After facing a bunch of scrutiny from the Monday Night loss in Seattle, the Saints founds themselves ‘backed into a corner’ with the red-hot Panthers coming to town, who were seeking to get their ninth straight victory of the season.

Things got off to a shaky start, but the Saints tightened up on defense, only surrendering two Graham Gano field goals. Once the Saints got in gear, and scored an early 2nd quarter touchdown to take the lead 7-6, they would never look back, scoring 31 unanswered points.

Quick Box Score Stats

Total First Downs:  Carolina (16), New Orleans (24)

Third Down Efficiency: Carolina (40% – 6/15), New Orleans (58% – 7/12)

Total Net Yards: Carolina (239), New Orleans (373)

Sacks: Carolina (2), New Orleans (5)

Turnovers: Carolina (0), New Orleans (0)

Time of Possession: Carolina (32:27), New Orleans (27:33)

Continue on for some key points in yesterday’s game

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