Panthers stand for Anthem, several Saints sit

Panthers stand for Anthem, several Saints sit

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"Their offense is still what it is - it's explosive", Kuechly said. Mario Addison had the only sack on Drew Brees.

Panthers: They travel to New England next Sunday.

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Panthers LB Thomas Davis.

Panthers defensive end Julius Peppers was not on the field and came out after the anthem was over.

"If the protest becomes we're going to sit down or kneel or not show respect to the flag of the United States of America and everything it symbolizes and everything it stands for, everything our country has stood for to get to this point, I do not agree with that", Brees said.

"There will be a lot that we have to clean up, but I was pleased that the players were able to get a win". More importantly, it saved them from a miserably long season. That's good enough for a QB rating of 43.8. "They're extremely disciplined. It's a very sound defense that plays really well together".

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New Orleans ranks third in the National Football League in total offense (386.5 yards per game), but the defense has been abysmal, allowing an average of 512.5 yards in losses to Minnesota and New England.

The Carolina Panthers are unbeaten, thanks to its top-ranked defense, which is showing the form that helped propel the team to the Super Bowl in 2016.

SPICING IT UP: Peppers has been a difference maker for Carolina. "This year's Panthers team has big things to do". He has played inside.

Sunday was so fun I'm not even going to be mad about why it took two weeks for Ken Crawley to be active and playing on defense.

Michael Thomas led all Saints receivers with 87 yards on 7 receptions for 1 TD. Mark Ingram led the Saints with 56 yards on 14 carries. Then P.J. Williams made the biggest play of his three-year Saints career and intercepted Cam Newton. Once in the open field, the Saints lack the talent on defense to contain McCaffrey in space.

The Panthers (2-1) failed to rattle Brees, who completed 22 of 29 passes for 220 yards and three touchdowns, and was sacked only once. "He's a dynamic player", Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro said.

DICKSON A NONFACTOR: Ed Dickson replaced Olsen at tight end for the Panthers, but was a nonfactor in the passing game. Adjust your consumption of NFL-related content as you see fit. They were both in the starting lineup on Sunday for New Orleans, which seems to have depth in the defensive backfield.