UPDATE Aug. 27, 4:45 p.m. — The New Orleans Saints announced that Friday’s preseason game has been canceled.
The New Orleans Saints announced Friday, Aug. 27 that due to the impending impact of Hurricane Ida on the Gulf Coast region that the team’s preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals has been canceled. The game, which was originally scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug 28 was moved to noon at the Caesars Superdome. Due to the intensification of the hurricane throughout the day and after the most recent tropical update, the team’s leadership has made the decision in the best interests of all personnel that may have been directly and indirectly affected by the storm. This announcement comes after constant communications with City of New Orleans officials, the National Weather Service, Homeland Security, Governor Edwards and leading state officials and the National Football League. The team encourages all residents of the region to take precautionary measures to remain safe throughout the impending hurricane. The Saints will be in communication with season ticket account holders regarding applicable refunds and/or credits to their season ticket accounts.
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — On Friday, New Orleans officials, the National Weather Service, Homeland Security, and the NFL agreed to reschedule this weekend’s upcoming game.
The New Orleans Saints announced that the kickoff time of the team’s Saturday, Aug. 28 preseason finale vs. the Arizona Cardinals has been moved from 7 p.m. CT to noon CT due to potential impacts from Hurricane Ida.