The New Orleans Saints preseason schedule has been announced by the NFL, with dates and times all set. Times below are in CST, and all dates and times are still subject to change.
Preseason Week 1
@ New England Patriots - Thursday, August 11th, at 6:30pm
Preseason Week 2
@ Houston Texans - Saturday, August 20th, at 7:00pm
Preseason Week 3
vs Pittsburgh Steelers - Friday, August 26th, at 7:00pm
Preseason Week 4
vs Baltimore Ravens - Thursday, September 1st, at 7:00pm
The NFL Network broadcast schedule will be announced some time in July. Local fans can still expect to see all preseason games on local NBC, CBS, or FOX affiliates. The New Orleans Saints regular season then kicks off Sunday, September 11th at home in the Dome vs the Oakland Raiders at noon.
The first NFL preseason game is still the Hall of Fame game which will be between the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts on ESPN at 7:00pm on Sunday, August 7th. The first NFL regular season game will be a Super Bowl rematch between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos on Thursday, September 8th.