The NFL announced yesterday that the game between the New Orleans Saints and the Carolina Panthers scheduled for Sunday, December 8th at Noon in the Superdome will now be "flexed" and will be moved to a prime time match up at 7:30 p.m. Sunday night.

The Week 14 New Orleans Saints vs Carolina Panthers game on Sunday, Dec. 8, originally scheduled for Noon CT on FOX, has been flexed to 7:30 PM CT on NBC, the network announced Sunday night.

The NFL uses “flexible scheduling” on Sundays in Weeks 11-17.  Flexible scheduling ensures quality matchups in all NFL Sunday time slots in those weeks and gives teams a chance to play their way onto primetime

The announcement will give the Saints their fifth nationally televised, prime-time game of the 2013 regular season.



The Saints are 3-0 this season in prime time games and face the Seattle Seahawks this Monday at 7:40 pm CT on ESPN’s "Monday Night Football."

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