Carolina Panthers

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 30: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints stretches across the goal line for a touchdown against the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 30, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: Panthers Vs. Saints Thursday Night Roundup

The Saints took control of the NFC South with a 28-10 victory over the Panthers last night, their first win in Carolina since 2011. New Orleans enters a three-game home stretch with a 4-4 record, while Carolina (3-5-1), which only has one win in its last seven games, travels to Philadelphia in 10 days.

10/31/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 26: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers scrambles against the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 26, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Drew Brees, Cam Newton And Jimmy Graham

The Saints are coming off their best game of the year after hammering Green Bay 44-23. However, they have not won a road game this year. The Panthers are hoping to continue that trend, and they will be bringing back a familiar face in running back DeAngelo Williams.

10/30/2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 26: Jimmy Graham #80 of the New Orleans Saints against the Green Bay Packers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 26, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: New Orleans Saints At Carolina Panthers

The Saints and Panthers are both 3-4 and yet tied atop the NFC South. New Orleans has an extremely quick turnaround after playing on Sunday night.

10/29/2014

Greg Olsen #88 of the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Greg Olsen Gives The Carolina Panthers A Proven Receiving Threat

The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.

08/16/2014

Kony Ealy #94 of the Carolina Panthers during the Carolina Panthers Rookie Minicamp at Bank of America Stadium on May 17, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Kony Ealy Adjusting To NFL Lifestyle

Mizzou alum was Carolina’s 2nd round draft pick

06/05/2014

Kony Ealy #94 of the Carolina Panthers during the Carolina Panthers Rookie Minicamp at Bank of America Stadium on May 17, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Panthers Sign Mizzou’s Kony Ealy

Defensive lineman was team’s 2nd round pick, although Carolina thought he’d be taken in the first, GM says.

05/30/2014

As St. Louis Cardinals players look on, rapper and St. Louis native Nelly takes batting practice in the batting cage before a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 24, 2013.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Report: Greg Hardy Upset Girlfriend Used To See Nelly

Carolina Panthers player was arrested Tuesday for assault & making threats

05/15/2014

Defensive lineman Kony Ealy #47 of the Missouri Tigers reacts after a sack of quarterback Tyler Murphy #3 of the Florida Gator sduring the game at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium on October 19, 2013 in Columbia, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Mizzou’s Kony Ealy Goes To Carolina At #60

Defensive lineman at one time was projected to be a late first round pick.

05/09/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 12: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates after a touchdown pass to Steve Smith #89 in the second quarter against the San Francisco 49ers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 12, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

A Look Back At An Impressive 2013 For Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers really weren’t even expected to contend for a playoff spot this season, but they surpassed all expectations and then some. Unfortunately, a team they got the better of during the regular season got the better of them in the playoffs.

01/14/2014

Anquan Boldin #81 of the San Francisco 49ers waves to the crowd late in the game against the Carolina Panthers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Bank of America Stadium on January 12, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Niners To Battle Seahawks For NFC Title

San Francisco set up the NFC West showdown by defeating Carolina, 23-10.

01/12/2014

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