History Dive: New Orleans Saints vs Carolina Panthers

Tyrann Mathieu, New Orleans Saints
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With the New Orleans Saints set to open NFC South play against the Carolina Panthers, let's take a trip down memory lane on the Saints-Panthers rivalry.

The New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers are set to face off on Monday Night Football, and it's primed to be a rather important matchup in an already competitive NFC South. The Saints come into this game with a 1-0 record, while the Panthers remain the only winless team in the division following wins by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

The Saints and Panthers are one of the more underrated rivalries in the NFL, as there's no shortage and climax or entertainment when these two teams square off. It's especially true when you consider the importance of the games they play against one another.

In today's piece, we're going to take a dive into the history of the Panthers and Saints games against each other, and look at some trends between the matchups.