The Saints move on to play at Minnesota next Sunday. They drove as far as the Saints' 21 before the drive stalled and went backwards.
Newton returned and threw a 56-yard touchdown pass to running backChristian McCaffrey to get the Panthers within 31-26 with 4:09 to go. But in revisions to its concussion policy announced December 29, the National Football League said it would "require a locker room concussion evaluation for all players demonstrating gross or sustained vertical instability (e.g., stumbling or falling to the ground when trying to stand)". "It was very clear that they were determined to play (against) the run, so there were probably going to be some plays on the outside".
"What we've shown offensively is we have a lot of ways to be effective", Brees said, mentioning clutch first-down catches by Brandon Coleman and Willie Snead in addition to the big plays by Ginn and Thomas.
Brees consistently found his targets with Michael Thomas shining to haul in eight catches for 131 yards. The play turned into some good fortune for the Saints as it gave the Saints defense an extra 20 yards of cushion to work with. However, Panthers lineman Trai Turner was also flagged for holding, offsetting that penalty.
The only Vikings player remaining from the 2009 NFC championship game is defensive end Brian Robison.
Newton, who would complete 24-of-40 passes for 349 yards and two touchdowns, gave it his best before making a critical mistake in the waning seconds.
Instead of carrying the "Bring the Wood" bat as he did in pre-game of the Saints' playoff opener against the Arizona Cardinals during the Super Bowl run, Bush simply wore a No. 91 Saints jersey in honor of late teammate Will Smith.
Carolina posted four drives of 50-plus yards that lasted at least five plays.
SaintsquarterbackDrew Brees finished with 376 yards, two touchdowns and an interception, but prior to Ginn's touchdown, Carolina's defense had him looking a little discombobulated, and held the Saints to minus-9 yards of offense on their first two drives of the game. Olsen got wide open near the right sideline to get the Panthers to the red zone, then worked himself free in the end zone, as Carolina finally didn't settle for a field goal. The Panthers had the ball inside the Saints' 25-yard line three times in the first half and came away with just six points.
Graham Gano missing a 25-yard field goal in the first half.
QB Drew Brees: 11-11 record as a starter, 6,498 passing yards, 44 TD passes, 19 INT, sacked 35 games in 22 games vs. Panthers dating back to '06.
Newton failed to complete a pass to Clay on third-and-2, which sent Gano out for the failed field-goal try.
Brees was then intercepted to leave the Panthers a small chance - two minutes and zero timeouts.
It wasn't scoreless for long. He got things going in the first quarter with a deep throw to speedy wide receiverTed Ginn Jr., a former Panther, for an 80-yard touchdown.
So much for the theory that it's too hard to beat a team three times in a season.
A magnitude 4.7 quake hit western Iran on Wednesday evening, according to Mizan, the official website of the Iranian judiciary. The epicentre, with a depth of 8km, was determined to be at 33.78 degrees latitude and 45.74 degrees longitude.
McCarthy is also filling several assistant coaching vacancies, including both the offensive and defensive coordinator positions. CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports that the Browns have hired Wolf as assistant general manager on a four-year deal.
Both were charged, yet Child Protective Services weren't summoned until Diaz's four-year-old daughter suffered a horrific death. Marshals are offering up to $5,000 for anyone with information that leads to the direct arrest of Candice R.
Forget the Avengers for now: Black Widow might finally be getting her own movie, and there's no assembling required. Johansson has appeared as the character in six films, the next one being this summer's " Avengers: Infinity War ".
The Titans advance to a divisional game against either the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots or the Pittsburgh Steelers. Because of an editing error, an earlier version of this article misidentified the team of running back Derrick Henry .
The lawsuit cited recently-uncovered documents about what oil companies knew about the threat from climate change. He said the goal was to complete the divestment within five years. "This city is acting".
Two minutes later, the hosts doubled their advantage as Messi exchanged passes with Alba before calmly slotting past Alvarez. Argentinean Messi scored in the 13th and 15th minutes following passes from left-back Jordi Alba .
She is put into a no-win scenario where she must either accept training to become a Sparrow, or she will die. Then she finds herself in a life-threatening situation where she must call upon all she has learned.
Cole did top 200 innings for the second time in 2017 and also saw his strikeout numbers tick back up close to one per inning. Earlier this offseason the Yankees were said to be pushing to acquire Gerrit Cole from the Pirates .
But Tapper responded: "The president has an approval rating in the 30s, I don't know what's magical that you're talking about". Tapper countered by saying, 'I think the viewers right now can ascertain who is being hysterical'.
1 injured in semi fire on I-65
ISP says that the detour is sending traffic to US 31 south to State Road 250 and back on I-65 at mile marker 41. A passenger in one of the vehicles suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital.
Raiders Under Investigation For Possibly Violating Rooney Rule
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said Tuesday he interviewed two minority candidates before Gruden's hiring was announced. With the Raiders descending so fast on a white candidate, the team is in hot water over whether it violated the "Rooney Rule".
Google Positions Assistant At the Top of Its Hardware Pyramid
And there could be trouble ahead for Amazon , he adds, when it attempts to take Alexa to markets beyond the USA and Europe. They make it easy to watch YouTube videos, enjoy personal photos, follow recipes, control smart home devices and more .
Alabama DB Minkah Fitzpatrick declares for 2018 NFL Draft
As per usual, Alabama has multiple players who could enter the National Football League draft as juniors and be selected. After the Crimson Tide's win, UCF put a billboard up in Tuscaloosa challenging Alabama to a home-and-home series .
Blizzard and Twitch announce Overwatch League media partnership
You can also watch previous matches through video-on-demand (including the preseason that's already up) on the official website . With Overwatch League set to begin in earnest this week, Blizzard want to make sure you don't miss a second of the action.