Saints News, 7/17/14: Benjamin Watson 'Not Worried About' Carolina Panthers

Chris Graythen

"I will say this about our division: One team I'm not worried about is the Carolina Panthers," said Watson. Why not? "Because the numbers say they won't win it. There's never been a repeat winner out of the NFC South." It is freaky how no team ever repeats as champion in this division. Panthers fans will probably take this as disrespect, but Watson didn't seem to mean it that way.



Saints News

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