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- Take out the Taysom Hill games and the Saints move up 5.0% in offensive DVOA and 8.6% in weighted offensive DVOA, which gives more strength to recent games.
- The Panthers defense is vulnerable in a number of areas where the Saints offense excels -- they rank 29th in DVOA in coverage against running backs in the passing game -- not the best weakness to have against Alvin Kamara.
- The Carolina defense is also 29th in adjusted line yards against left end runs, and 26th against right end runs -- you can beat them to the outside.
- Finally, the Panthers defense is 31st in DVOA on third/fourth downs -- they can't get off the field.