For the second time in two weeks the Saints have sit and watched the outcome of Sunday’s NFL games while they await their turn in the spot light when they host New York Giants on Monday Night Football.
The Saints are hoping to increase their lead in the NFC South, but also separate themselves from other NFC competitors when it comes to playoff seeding as the season nears it’s end.
Beating the Giants is a step in the right direction as is beating the Lions, whom they host this Sunday in yet another prime time game awarded to them by CBS.
But even with the Panther’s controlling much of the game with a potent rush attack the Colts had a chance to score a winning touchdown in the waining moments of the contest.
Curtis Painter guided Indianapolis back inside the Carolina five yard line with about a minute to go. But Austin Collie couldn’t hang onto his pass, and Sherrod Martin snagged it out of the air to seal the victory for Carolina.