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SEATTLE - DECEMBER 29: Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with fans after a 27-9 defeat of the St. Louis Rams on December 29, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Four Main Things The Saints Must Do To Win In Rematch With Seahawks

Six weeks ago, the New Orleans Saints suffered their worst loss of the season in a game where they were absolutely demolished by the Seattle Seahawks. Immediately afterward, head coach Sean Payton told his players to put the game behind them because they would get another shot. Payton was right as the Saints are meeting the Seahawks again, and there are four big things they need to do, in order to win.

01/08/2014

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Newton Needs Panthers Players To Step Up

The Carolina Panthers had to win the last game of the season to get the NFC South title and a first-round bye so it’s not like it was a time they could rest their players. Steve Smith had to sit out with an injury, and there were not a lot of other options for Cam Newton to rely on, but there need to be.

12/31/2013

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Presto Chango: Panthers Turn Awful 2013 Start Into First-Round Playoff Bye

The Carolina Panthers started off the season with a 1-3 start, and were tied with the Atlanta Falcons for second place. It wasn’t a second place that was even close to the NFC South-leading New Orleans Saints, but the rest of the season proved to turn out completely different.

12/31/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 29: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints warms up before his team takes on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 29, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Eagles Prepare For Saints Wild Card Battle

Drew Brees will be much more successful against the Eagles defense than back-up Kyle Orton was in the final game of the regular season. But, if the Eagles can knock Brees off his game, then the Saints could quickly run out of options to try and keep up wit the Eagles offense.

12/31/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Will Win The NFC South? Saints Vs. Panthers

Both the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers sit tied atop the NFC South at 10-4. One of them will emerge as the winner of the conference in two weeks. The question is, who will secure the division title?

12/19/2013

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Fiery Antrel Rolle On The Giants: ‘We’ve Still Got This Thing’

“We’re never out of the fight,” Rolle said. “…We’ve still got this thing, and we’re going to go out there and fight. We will give it our all this coming Sunday.”

12/18/2012

Tom Coughlin (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Giants Fail To Answer The Bell, Get Shut Out By Falcons

The Giants failed to answer the bell as they were steamrolled by the Falcons 34-0.

12/16/2012

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Dottino: Gimme A Break — Giants-Falcons All About Basics

Are you kidding me? So are we expected to believe Atlanta will turn the tables where San Fran and Green Bay have failed?

12/14/2012

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Manning Stresses Leadership, Seizing Opportunities As G-Men Prepare For Falcons

“When you’re in this spot, when you’re in this position, you’ve got to take advantage of it because you don’t know if you’re going to get another chance,” Manning said. “…It’s tough to make it and you’ve got to win big games.”

12/10/2012

Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants celebrates his touchdown with teammate Hakeem Nicks #88. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

G-Men Control Own Destiny For A Change, And Have Eye On NFC East Prize

With three games left, the Giants (8-5) have a one-game lead in the NFC East over Washington (7-6) and Dallas (7-6). If they win their final three games, they’ll win the division title for a second straight year.

12/10/2012

Peyton Manning (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Benigno’s Best: Week 14 NFL Power Rankings

It was a tough week for the Top 10, as the Niners, Giants, Ravens and Bears all lost. The Steelers, Bengals, Seahawks and Redskins are all poised and ready to crack the rankings.

12/05/2012

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Saints Hold Off Falcons, Clinch Playoff Berth

Drew Brees threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Jimmy Graham with less than 3½ minutes remaining, and the defending Super Bowl champs clinched their return to the postseason with a 17-14 victory over Atlanta on Monday night.

WFAN–12/28/2010

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Playoff Scenario Clearing Up, As Three Divisions Still Undecided

Three division titles remain undecided heading into the final week of the NFL season: the AFC South, NFC South and NFC West.

WFAN–12/27/2010