Saints make Night net history with two-point blocked PAT return

Night net The Saints needed a divine performance to have any chance of knocking off the undefeated Panthers on Sunday. It helps to have a key three-point swing to hold a halftime lead.It came courtesy of Saints rookie linebacker Stephone Anthony, who made Night net history by retur

ning Carolina's blocked potential game-tying extra-point attempt late in the second quarter for two points the other way. It was the first such play under the new rules that were put into effect this May by the league's competition committee. MORE: Night net scoreboard | Best images of Week 13 | Week 13 surprises  Veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams came up with the block of Graham Gano's 33-yard try with the Saints still leading 14-13 after a TD by Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart. Instead of Carolina coming back from 14 down to tie it, New Orleans could keep clinging to a field-goal lead in its upset bid.Anthony was already having quite a day, responsible for 8 (or half) of the Saints' 16 points. He scooped and scored from 31 yards out on a Stewart fumble late in the first quarter. His two-point return came with 1:55 left in the first half.