New Orleans Saints
The Saints gave her a replacement ball, even though it’s not as good as the touchdown ball.
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has come to appreciate Colin Kaepernick’s freelancing, even in the most critical moments.
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.
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.
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.
Johnson had said earlier that he seriously doubted the injury would prevent him from making the trip.
Detroit’s stout defense deserves much of the credit for the Lions being 2-0 without Calvin Johnson, and so does wide receiver Golden Tate.
“Me and Diggs switched up something we had been doing all game and gave a different look,” Glover Quin explained after the game.
Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final 3:38, including the winner to Corey Fuller with 1:48 remaining, and the Detroit Lions rallied for a 24-23 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
“I’m guessing it’s not a coincidence,” Bush said with a laugh. “It’s not a coincidence at all.