Team survived stretch of three games in 12 days
Saints-Panthers meeting in 'Thursday Night Football'
Team has suffered three close road losses this season
Quick turnaround especially hard for veteran players
Ingram runs for 172 yards and a TD on 24 carries in 44-23 win
Saints now 3-4 after playing best game of the season
Saints great has the respect of his teammates
Sean Kelley, John DeShazier will host the show
Saints-Packers play on "Sunday Night Football"
With Thomas and Robinson out he should see more action