They finished the season winning eight straight games and are currently the hottest team in the league. The Saints have put up more than 40 points in their last three teams and look to be the most dangerous team heading into the playoffs.
The Saints discovered that they will be the third seed in the NFC playoffs. The Saints will more than likely end up playing the Detroit Lions at the Superdome in the Wild Card Round of the playoffs.
The Lions have offensive firepower and a good defense, but the Saints showed against the Panthers on Sunday that they can contain an explosive offense and, as we already know, can score a bundle of points.
Drew Brees had yet another amazing day as the Saints steamrolled the division rival Panthers.
The Saints proved a lot again on Sunday. Let's look at six things that we learned in New Orleans' 45-17 victory over the Panthers.