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2017 New Orleans Saints schedule: Initial thoughts

April 20th, 2017 at 9:01 PM
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The 2017 NFL Schedule is out, and we know how the New Orleans Saints will stack up. Book your road trips, get your tickets purchased, and strap in for what promises to be an exciting season of Saints football. Here’s some of my initial thoughts with the team’s schedule release.

  • Only two prime time games slated for the Saints, while 10 NFL teams have more than five. Obviously, the ratings play a huge part in this, but the Saints won’t even have a home game in prime time this season.
  • The Saints will start with three out of their first four games on the road, but will follow it up with having three out of the next four at home after the early bye week.
  • Week 2′s Patriots-Saints matchup will be featured on CBS, and one would fully expect their ‘A’ crew of Jim Nantz and Tony Romo to call the game. Naturally, Brandin Cooks facing off against his former squad and a potential for Malcolm Butler to be on the other …

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Tags: A.J. Klein, B.W. Webb, Bears, Bills, Brandin Cooks, Dallas Cowboys, Larry Warford, Lions, Malcolm Butler, New Orleans Saints, Packers, Patriots, Rafael Bush, Rams, Ted Ginn Jr., Tony Romo, Vikings, Vote Now

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