Saints defeat the Panthers 31-26, advance to NFC divisional round

Saints defeat the Panthers 31-26, advance to NFC divisional round
Saints defeat Panthers to advance to NFC divisonal round; Photo Source: WDAM Staff (Taylor Curet)

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WDAM) - The New Orleans Saints are headed to Minneapolis after their 31-26 victory over the Carolina Panthers.

Quarterback Drew Brees threw for 376 yards along with 2 touchdowns.

The Saints defense came up big as well sacking Carolina's quarterback Cam Newton 4 times.

They will head to Minneapolis next Sunday to take on the Minnesota Vikings (13-3).