Mike Adams (football, safety)

Saints again ride dynamic Kamara to victory

Saints quarterback Drew Brees isn't ready to ask rookie running back Alvin Kamara to stop trying to hurdle defenders.

He has but one request.

"Please land on your feet and not your head," Brees said.

Kamara landed head-first when he tried to soar over a Carolina Panthers tackler on Sunday — but only after a game-sealing 22-yard gain on a third-and-10 play in the final minutes. He wound up with a cut on his lip, which seemed like a small price to pay for his latest virtuoso performance as a runner and receiver.

He finished with 126 yards from scrimmage — 60 rushing and 66 receiving — and scored a pair of tackle-shedding touchdowns to help the Saints...