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Saints vs. Chargers: Preseason open thread

The 2018 Saints Preseason continues in Southern California. Join us here for the game!

NFL: New Orleans Saints at Los Angeles Chargers Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The New Orleans Saints continue the 2018 Preseason on the road against the Los Angeles Chargers tonight. The Saints have been regular visitors to Southern California the last few years and the California sun has clearly been kind to them with the team going 2-0 against the Chargers in their past two West Coast matchups.

The Saints faced the Chargers at StubHub Center almost exactly a year ago, in the second Preseason game of 2018. The Saints won that game 13-7, nearly shutting out the Chargers if not for a 99-yard Ryan Nassib pick-six in the fourth quarter. The most memorable play, of course, came on the Saints’ opening drive, when Alvin Kamara tore off a 50-yard touchdown run. Hopefully the Saints leave SoCal with a fantastic performance, in what is regarded as the most important game of the usually unimportant preseason.

Game time:

Saturday, August 25th - 5:00pm PST / 7:00pm CST / 8:00pm EST


ROKiT Field at StubHub Center - Carson, California

Weather Forecast:

78º - Mostly Sunny

TV Broadcasts:

National Broadcast (Live)

KCBS - CBS 2 Los Angeles / WWL - CBS 4 New Orleans

Featuring: Spero Dedas and LaDanian Tomlinson

NFL Network (Re-broadcast) Sunday, August 26th - 12:30am CST

Raycom Media - Television affiliates found here

DIRECTV NFL Sunday Ticket:

Preseason games not included in the package


WWL 870AM/105.3FM New Orleans

-Featuring: Zach Streif, Deuce McAllister, and Kristian Garic

New Orleans Saints radio network affiliates can be found here

Los Angeles Chargers radio network affiliates can be found here

Online Streaming:

NFL GAMEPASS (Subscription Required)

iOS/Android Streaming:



Saints +2.5; Over/Under 43.5

Opponent Blog:

Bolts from the Blue

I’ll be posting photos from the game and a personal recap later this week. Here’s to a great performance by the Saints, and a completely healthy team returning home! Who Dat!