BY LUKE JOHNSON | Staff writer
For a long time, the games between the Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints were a representation of two of the NFC’s more stable franchises.
The Saints have had the same coach and quarterback in place since the start of the 2006 season. From 2011 to 2019, the Panthers were coached by Ron Rivera and quarterbacked by Cam Newton. Since that 2011 season, either the Panthers or the Saints have won the division in all but two seasons.
That has changed a bit this year. While the Saints have managed very little turnover yet again, the Panthers they will face this year will look almost...