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New Orleans can't stop trolling the Panthers, and it's a delight

January 08, 2018
Wild Card Round - Carolina Panthers vs New Orleans Saint

Sean Gardner

The NFL playoffs boast a share of axioms, like "Dome teams can't win outside," and "Never bet on Andy Reid, ever." In this group is "You can't beat a team three times in a season," a principle put to bed by the New Orleans Saints on Sunday as they knocked off the Carolina Panthers for a season sweep.

Accomplishing said feat is sweet in itself. To do it against the Panthers -- a team just as detestable as the Steelers or Patriots, only without the success -- is icing on the cake. Which explains this headline in the Times-Picayune:

Not to be outdone, Cam Jordan -- who has a history of words with Panthers' star Cam Newton -- sent the Carolina QB a bottle of wine, which seems like a nice gesture! Except it's in reference to Newton's comments earlier in the season about sending Jordan his address to teach him about style.

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Well, if you're going to get trolled, at least you get some booze out of it.