Saints Defense Gives Up Late Touchdown; Falls to Panthers 17-13

Published 12/22 2013 03:53PM

Updated 12/22 2013 04:01PM

Charlotte -- The New Orleans Saints troubles on the road continued again Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.

The Saints defense gave up a late 4th quarter touchdown and the Saints fell to the Panthers 17-13. 

Brees threw for 281 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. Brees was pressured all game and sacked six times. 

With a win next week over Atlanta, Carolina wins the NFC South.

New Orleans can still win the NFC South with a win over Tampa Bay next week and a Carolina loss to Atlanta.

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