The New Orleans Saints remain at home to close out the regular season. The Saints are 13-2 on the season and own the NFC South. New Orleans is 4-1 over their last five games and beat the Steelers at home last week. The Saints beat the Panthers 12-9 earlier this month and are 6-1 at home.
QB Drew Brees has 32 touchdowns on the season with just 5 interceptions. Brees has almost 4000 yards on the year. Running back Alvin Kamara has 14 touchdowns on the season and 883 rushing yards. The Saints average 384.9 yards per game which ranks 6th in the NFL.
The Carolina Panthers have now lost seven straight games heading into Week 17. The Panthers are 6-9 on the season and 3rd in the NFC South Carolina lost at home to the Falcons last week an are 1-4 in divisional games. The Panthers are 1-6 on the road.
QB Taylor Heinicke got the start last week for the Panthers. Heinicke threw for 174 yards with 1 touchdown and 3 interceptions. Running back Christian McCaffrey has 7 touchdowns on the season with 1080 rushing yards. The Panthers average 135 rushing yards per game which ranks 4th in the league.