In a topsy-turvy game with no playoff implications, Carolina beat the Saints 44-38 on Sunday in the Superdome, rallying for 28 consecutive points in the second half behind a career-high 210 rushing yards from DeAngelo Williams to clinch second place in the NFC South.
Even in a year when he probably will break the NFL record for net punting, the Saints' Thomas Morstead did not take a Pro Bowl invitation for granted. With only one punter getting that honor from each conference, he knew the road was difficult, making him feel even better when he learned Wednesday he would represent the NFC.
Blasting Tony Romo is an NFL pastime, but is it justified? Pete Prisco doesn't think so. The tape and the numbers say the Cowboys quarterback is the main reason Dallas even has a shot at a division title.