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    NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 08: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers scrambles to escape the defense of Corey White #24 of the New Orleans Saints during the first quarter at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 8, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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    NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 08: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers is sacked by Malcolm Jenkins #27 of the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 8, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Bill Haber - AP
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) is tackled by Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson (95) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Carolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert (35) carries as New Orleans Saints outside linebacker David Hawthorne (57) and outside linebacker Junior Galette (93) try to tackle in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (88) is tackled by New Orleans Saints strong safety Kenny Vaccaro on a pass play in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is sacked by New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) and defensive end Akiem Hicks (76)in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) passes under pressure from New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) as Panthers tackle Byron Bell (77) blocks in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Bill Haber - AP
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is sacked by New Orleans Saints defensive end Akiem Hicks (76) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Carolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert (35) is tackled as New Orleans Saints free safety Malcolm Jenkins (27) pursues in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 08: Running back DeAngelo Williams #34 of the Carolina Panthers runs to escape the defense of New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 8, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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    Bill Haber - AP
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is upended as he carries against New Orleans Saints free safety Malcolm Jenkins (27) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Carolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert (35) carries as he is tackled by New Orleans Saints outside linebacker David Hawthorne (57) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) passes under pressure in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 08: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers runs to escape the defense of Malcolm Jenkins #27 of the New Orleans Saints during the first quarter at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 8, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston (12) celebrates his touchdown reception with wide receiver Lance Moore (16)in the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Bill Haber - AP
    Carolina Panthers free safety Mike Mitchell breaks up a pass in the end zone intended for New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore (16) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams (34) carries as New Orleans Saints free safety Malcolm Jenkins (27) tackles in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Bill Haber - AP
    Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano (9) kicks a field goal in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saintsin New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 08: Kicker Graham Gano #9 of the Carolina Panthers makes the field goal in the first quarter against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 8, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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    NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 08: Running back Darren Sproles #43 of the New Orleans Saints runs against the defense of Thomas Davis #58 of the Carolina Panthers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 8, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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    Bill Haber - AP
    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano (9) kicks a field goal in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Bill Haber - AP
    New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas (23) carries against Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Dwan Edwards (92) and defensive tackle Kawann Short (99) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera and cornerback Captain Munnerlyn (41) react on the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston (12) pulls in a touchdown reception over Carolina Panthers free safety Mike Mitchell (21) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Kenny Stills (84) pulls in a pass in the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) pulls in a touchdown reception over Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston (12) celebrates his touchdown reception with quarterback Drew Brees (9) during an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Bill Haber - AP
    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston (12) pulls in a touchdown reception between Carolina Panthers free safety Mike Mitchell (21) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) passes under pressure from New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette (93) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) pulls in a touchdown reception over Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is sacked by New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is sacked by New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Bill Haber - AP
    New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas (23) is tackled by Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short (99) and defensive tackle Dwan Edwards (92) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) celebrates chi touchdown pass to tight end Jimmy Graham (80) in the first half of an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) pulls in a touchdown reception over Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 08: Quarterback Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers calls a play at the line of scrimmage against the defense of New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 8, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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    New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) celebrates after sacking Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) celebrates after sacking Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    New Orleans Saints cornerback Rod Sweeting (38) reacts as Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano (9) misses a field goal as holder Brad Nortman (8) watches in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera calls out from the sideline in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) sits on the sideline in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) reacts in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) is sacked by New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette (93) in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    New Orleans Saints free safety Malcolm Jenkins tries to tackle Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart (28) in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Bill Haber - AP
    New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) pulls in a touchdown reception over Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Bill Haber - AP
    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston (12) reaches over the goal line as Carolina Panthers strong safety Quintin Mikell (27) tackles on a reception as in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. It was called a touchdown but overturned on official review. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Bill Haber - AP
    New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) hits the ground after a touchdown reception over Carolina Panthers middle linebacker Luke Kuechly in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams (34) carries as New Orleans Saints middle linebacker Curtis Lofton (50) tries to tackle in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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    Dave Martin - AP
    New Orleans Saints cornerback Rod Sweeting (38) reacts as Carolina Panthers kicker Graham Gano (9) misses a field goal as holder Brad Nortman (8) watches in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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