After an incompletion in the end zone on third down, Vonn Bell sacked Newton on a safety blitz, ensuring the Saints (12-5) swept all three meetings with Carolina (11-6) this season, in addition to winning their first playoff game in four seasons.
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After the Bills offense had to settle for a field goal following a first-and-goal series that began at the one-yard line, Buffalo barely crossed midfield the rest of the game.
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In the third quarter, McCoy ripped off a 25-yard scamper. Atlanta's Michael Vick also did it against the St. Louis Rams in the 2004 playoffs.
The Jaguars took the lead with a 15-play drive covering 86 yards in 8:52.
The newest favorite Bills quarterback? With 1:27 remaining, backup Nathan Peterman came on and ran for 4 yards to pick up a first down.More news: Man Utd leave it late to beat Derby