Saints lose to the Bucs, host Panthers in the playoffs

The Saints earned their first playoff berth since the 2013 season and they have a chance to win the NFC South title. Tampa Bay coach Dirk Koetter could be fired after a very disappointing season

Saints' safety Vonn Bell had just forced the Tampa Bay punt when he sacked quarterback Jameis Winston for an 11-yard loss.

But the final drive was the most disturbing, since the Saints had the Bucs down to a fourth-and-10 from their own 5-yard line before allowing them to march all the way down the field for the game-winning score.

Patrick Murray, whose missed an extra point in the second quarter was the difference on the scoreboard when Winston launched the winning drive, made a 42-yard field goal to help the Bucs pull within 24-23 with four minutes left.

Another game, another fantastic addition for the highlight reel for Saints running back Alvin Kamara.

Ingram and Kamara were able to set an incredible record by each reaching at least 1,500 scrimmage yards in a single season. Kamara would add a 7-yard rushing touchdown and a 40-yard catch, continuing a phenomenal rookie season.

5 killed in armed attack on church south of Cairo
In a post on its official Twitter account, the ministry said it is "appalled by yet another heinous attack on Coptic Christians". A local news organization has shared graphic footage of a man lying bloodied in the road, who it claims is one of the attackers.

New Orleans, which won its first NFC South title since 2011, did not blink, though.

The Saints scored on the longest kickoff return in club history in the first quarter and took a 14-7 lead late in the period, but found itself in a bit of a struggle with Tampa Bay in the third quarter while nursing a 17-13 lead. Adam Humphries had seven catches for 102 yards.

Buccaneers: S T.J. Ward left with a knee injury and did not play in the second half. He limped off for good a sore knee in the second half.

Buccaneers: Coach Dirk Koetter, who's 13-18, was told before the finale that he will return for a third season.

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