The regular season for the NFL is now over and basically a new season has just begun.  It doesn't matter your record now or how you got into the playoffs, just that your there.

The Saints are back in the playoffs for the first time since 2013.  The Saints will get a home game this Sunday and will face off against NFC South foes Carolina for the third time this season.

The Saints have beaten the Panthers twice already this year.  Once in Carolina and also inside the Superdome.

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The Saints finished the regular season at 11-5 and the NFC South Champs.  The Panthers also finished the season at 11-5 but with two losses to the Saints, New Orleans wins the tie breakers.

Both teams are coming off of loses last Sunday to end the season.  The Saints and Panthers lock up for the third time this Sunday in the Superdome.  Kickoff is set for 3:40 p.m. and will be televised on Fox.

If you can't be by a TV, you can listen to the game on Gator 99.5 beginning with the pregame show starting at 1:30 p.m.