The New Orleans Saints edged out the division rival Carolina Panthers 27-24 Sunday afternoon in a game that was dominated by offense and seemed to go by pretty quickly.
The Saints completely controlled time of possession and converted 12 of 14 third-downs, preventing Thomas Morstead from punting once. They ran 24 more plays than the Panthers.
However, the Saints defense allowed more yards per play (6.6 compared to the Saints’ 6.2) from Carolina’s O and forced no turnovers.
It seemed, like it has in many games this season, that if the offense wasn’t scoring on almost every possession...