Sheldon Mickles: Saints 28, Panthers 21

Despite losing four of their past five on the road, the Saints know what this one means to their long-term playoff hopes. They’ll embrace being on the road and get rewarded.

Ramon Antonio Vargas: Saints 26, Panthers 18

The only thing worse than the game plan in St. Louis was the execution of it. There’s no way the Saints don’t come out with something better — and pull it off better.

Scott Rabalais: Panthers 26, Saints 21

Are the New Orleans Saints capable of reversing some dire trends and winning this game? Absolutely. But it looks like too much for them to overcome all at once.