Panthers: Predicting the three best games of 2018
New Orleans Saints (Week 15)
The first of two between divisional rivals, the Week 15 matchup between the Panthers and Saints is sure to provide sparks. Drew Brees, Cam Newton, Devin Funchess, Michael Thomas, and Greg Olson are just some of the names that will be featured in this matchup in what is sure to be a fun contest.
The Panthers and Saints have met a total of 47 times, with the Panthers holding a 24-23 series lead. The last time they faced each other was in the NFC Wildcard Game. Drew Brees and Michael Thomas put on a show for the home fans. Brees finished with 376 passing yards, two touchdowns and an interception while Thomas finished with eight catches for 131 yards. Newton did his part, throwing for 349 yards and two touchdowns. Greg Olsen caught eight receptions for 101 yards. Even still, it was not enough to secure a win.
Depending on the standings in the NFC South, this could be a huge matchup. These two teams could be fighting for first place and in a game like this, limiting mistakes will be crucial.