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Week 1: Oakland Raiders at New Orleans Saints [Open Thread]

It's NFL Kickoff Weekend, and we finally get to see the New Orleans Saints in action at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome!

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The New Orleans Saints open their 2016 campaign by hosting the Oakland Raiders at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Everyone has waited for this moment, and as fast as the game will come it'll be over before we know it. Hopefully, it favors the Saints at the end of it all.

Fan Pulse: Over 65% of fans have picked the Saints to win from our Twitter poll.

Series Head-to-Head: Saints lead 6-5-1

Last 5 Meetings

  • 11/18/12 - Saints 38, Raiders 17
  • 10/12/08 - Saints 34, Raiders 3
  • 10/24/04 - Saints 31, Raiders 26
  • 11/19/00 - Raiders 31, Saints 22
  • 11/09/97 - Saints 13, Raiders 10

Raiders vs Saints coverage

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