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SEATTLE - DECEMBER 29: Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates with fans after a 27-9 defeat of the St. Louis Rams on December 29, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Four Main Things The Saints Must Do To Win In Rematch With Seahawks

Six weeks ago, the New Orleans Saints suffered their worst loss of the season in a game where they were absolutely demolished by the Seattle Seahawks. Immediately afterward, head coach Sean Payton told his players to put the game behind them because they would get another shot. Payton was right as the Saints are meeting the Seahawks again, and there are four big things they need to do, in order to win.

01/08/2014

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Newton Needs Panthers Players To Step Up

The Carolina Panthers had to win the last game of the season to get the NFC South title and a first-round bye so it’s not like it was a time they could rest their players. Steve Smith had to sit out with an injury, and there were not a lot of other options for Cam Newton to rely on, but there need to be.

12/31/2013

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 15: Greg Schiano, head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, watches the action during a game against the San Francisco 49ers at Raymond James Stadium on December 15, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. San Francisco won the game 33-14. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Future For Bucs Is Bright If They Play Their Cards Right

The Bucs have talent to spare. But can they find the right person to lead them in the future?

12/31/2013

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 29: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrates a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on December 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Presto Chango: Panthers Turn Awful 2013 Start Into First-Round Playoff Bye

The Carolina Panthers started off the season with a 1-3 start, and were tied with the Atlanta Falcons for second place. It wasn’t a second place that was even close to the NFC South-leading New Orleans Saints, but the rest of the season proved to turn out completely different.

12/31/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 29: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints warms up before his team takes on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 29, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Eagles Prepare For Saints Wild Card Battle

Drew Brees will be much more successful against the Eagles defense than back-up Kyle Orton was in the final game of the regular season. But, if the Eagles can knock Brees off his game, then the Saints could quickly run out of options to try and keep up wit the Eagles offense.

12/31/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 29: Tim Wright #81 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers catches a touchdown pass in front of Curtis Lofton #50 of the New Orleans Saints during a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 29, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Saints Crush Buccaneers 42-17 In Season Finale

The Bucs finished the 2013 season in disappointing fashion. What’s next for this backwards franchise?

12/30/2013

TAMPA, FL - DECEMBER 8: Defensive end Da'Quan Bowers #91 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers checks the scoreboard in the 2nd half against the Buffalo Bills December 8, 2013 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Da’Quan Bowers Ends Disappointing Season On IR

This week’s match-up is very important for the Saints, but not so much for the Bucs. Can the Bucs pull of an upset?

12/27/2013

Carl Nicks

Carl Nicks’ Future With The Bucs In Doubt

The Bucs have suffered many injuries this season. But how serious is Carl Nicks’ injury actually?

12/25/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 22: Jimmy Graham #80 of the New Orleans Saints has words for Quintin Mikell #27 of the Carolina Panthers after beating him for a touchdown during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Panthers won 17-13. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Bucs Look To Play Spoiler In Final Game Against Saints

The Bucs are looking to upset the Saints, while the Saints are trying to finish the season strong. Who has the edge?

12/24/2013

ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 22: Mike Glennon #8 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is sacked in the fourth quarter by Robert Quinn #94 of the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on December 22, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Buccaneers Offense Sputters In Embarrassing Loss To Rams

The Bucs downfall continues with a loss to the St. Louis Rams. Can they get a surprise win next week?

12/23/2013

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