Metairie, La- New Orleans opened Saturday's practice to the public and it was the first day in full pads.
Highlights from Saturday's practice include great catches by Tre'Quan Smith, Tommylee Lewis, Michael Thomas and Dan Arnold. Defense highlights include break ups by Vonn Bell and and Sharrod Neasman and a pick by De'Vante Harris.
The Saints will continue to practice at the Metairie facility for the next two days before having an off day on Tuesday. The Saints will have one practice outside the Metairie facility and that takes place on Sunday night, August 5th, on the campus of Tulane University. The Saints first preseason game will be on the road Thursday, August 9th, at Jacksonville.
All open practices in Metairie are sold out, according the Saints websites. The Saints will open the regular season September 9th versus NFC South foe Tampa Bay inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.