Carolina stays at home for its second straight game. The Panthers got a much-needed win over the New York Jets, but everything comes down to Sunday when they can secure a playoff spot and take over the NFC South with a victory. New Orleans can help spoil their playoff hopes and retain an outside shot at home-field advantage in the playoffs.
Game Date/Time and Location: Sunday, Dec. 22, 1 p.m. ET at Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, N.C.
TV schedule and distribution map: FOX; The506.com
Live coverage and updates:
Saints blog: Canal Street Chronicles / Follow Canal Street Chronicles on Twitter
Panthers blog: Cat Scratch Reader / Follow Cat Scratch Reader on Twitter
Live NFL Week 16 Scoreboard
Radio schedule: New Orleans: WWL 870 AM/105.3 FM; Carolina: WBT AM 1110
Watch Online: Verizon subscribers can watch games live with the NFL Mobile app (subscription required). NFL Game Pass offers live online broadcasts to users outside the USA.
More on the matchup: The Saints and Panthers meet for the second time in three weeks. New Orleans dominated the last matchup on Sunday Night Football, limiting Cam Newton's effectiveness in a 31-13 win. Switching fields could be the difference, with both teams playing far better at home than on the road. The key to a Panthers win is ensuring the game doesn't become a shootout, while the Saints need more of the same.
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