Drew Brees threw for 201 yards and three touchdowns as the Saints secured the No. 2 seed in the NFC to end the regular season with a 33-7 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. A season-high five interceptions by the Panthers gave the New Orleans defense one of the best games in recent memory and without the backfield of Alvin Kamara and Latavius Murray due to COVID-19.
The Carolina Panthers leap into the New Year, but wrap up the 2020 season on Sunday, taking on the NFC South Champion New Orleans Saints at Bank of America stadium. A nationally televised showdown with Kick-off set for 4:25 p.m. (TV: FOX/ Radio: WBT).
The Panthers (5-10) get a rare win on their last road game of 2020 after dropping eight of their last nine games. The first meeting between Ron Rivera and his former team. The one-time Panthers coach has led Washington (6-9) to a tie for first place in the NFC East with one game remaining at Philadelphia on Sunday (8:20 p.m./TV: NBC).
The NFL announced changes for Week 16's games on Tuesday morning. Six games are now scheduled for 1 p.m. ET, and four games later in the day at either at 4:05 p.m. or 4:25 p.m. ET.
Former All-Pro linebacker Kevin Greene, who was considered one of the most elusive sack masters in NFL history, died on Monday. He was 58. Here's the Twitter reaction of those remembering Greene.
Former Carolina Panthers and 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee Kevin Greene has died at age 58. His 15-season NFL career was highlighted by 160 sacks, which stands as the third-highest total in NFL history. Three of those years were spent in Carolina where he led the league in sacks in 1996.
The fact that Marty Hurney lasted as long as he did as a general manager of an NFL team is rather remarkable. But after two separate stints as the team’s general manager that covered 15 years, Hurney was relieved of his duties Monday morning by owner David Tepper.
Herney, 65, oversaw duties as the team's GM since 2017. He was with Panthers organization since 1998 and played a major role in helping to build two Super Bowl runs in 2003 with coach John Fox and in 2015 under then general manager Dave Gettleman.
No. 1 Alabama (11-0) will face No. 4 Notre Dame (11-1) in the Rose Bowl that was moved from Pasadena, Calif. to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on New Year's Day (5 p.m. ET/ TV: ESPN). It's the first of the two semifinal games followed by No. 2 Clemson (10-1) vs. No. 3 Ohio State (6-0) in New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl (8 p.m. ET/ TV: ESPN). The Tigers are the top team from the Carolinas and will make the Playoff for a sixth-straight season.
Aaron Rodgers threw for his 40th touchdown of the season as the Green Bay Packers held off the Carolina Panthers for a 24-16 win at Lambeau Field on Saturday night, Rodgers becomes the first player to throw for 40+ TD's in three separate NFL seasons. He needs five TD's to match his career-high of 45 set during his MVP year in 2011.
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