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Saints regular season schedule released

Saints regular season schedule released

The Saints will play three prime time games this year. (Source: John Snell) The Saints will play three prime time games this year. (Source: John Snell)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The New Orleans Saints released the team's regular season schedule Tuesday night and FOX 8 is your home for all four pre-season and 11 of 16 regular season games. 

The Black and Gold will play three prime time games, including one against NFC South rival Atlanta.

The Saints will open up on the road in Arizona on Sept. 13. That game will be shown at 3:05 p.m. on FOX.

The team will play its first prime-time game of the season in a Sunday night showdown on Oct. 4 against the Dallas Cowboys in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. 

The team's first division game is against Tampa Bay in a Week 2 contest on September 20.

The team's second prime time game is against the Atlanta Falcons on Oct. 15. In the third and final prime time regular season game, the Detroit Lions will come to town on December 21. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.

Here is the entire 2015-16 Saints schedule:

Preseason

Aug. 13 at Baltimore, 6:30 p.m., FOX 8/ Raycom

Aug. 22 New England, TBD, FOX 8 / Raycom

Aug. 30 Houston, 3 p.m., FOX 8

Sep. 3 at Green Bay, 6 p.m., FOX 8 / Raycom

Regular Season

Sept. 13 at Arizona, 3:05 p.m., FOX 8

Sept. 20 Tampa Bay, noon, FOX 8 

Sept. 27 at Carolina, noon, FOX 8 

Oct. 4 Dallas, 7:30 p.m., NBC

Oct. 11 at Philadelphia, noon, FOX 8

Oct. 15 Atlanta, 7:25 p.m. CBS

Oct. 25 at Indianapolis, noon, FOX 8

Nov. 1 New York Giants, noon. FOX 8

Nov. 8 Tennessee, noon, CBS

Nov. 15 at Washington, noon, FOX 8

Nov. 22 BYE WEEK

Nov. 29 at Houston, noon, FOX 8

Dec. 6 Carolina, noon, FOX 8

Dec. 13 at Tampa Bay, noon, FOX 8

Dec. 21 Detroit, 7:30 p.m., ESPN

Dec. 27 Jacksonville, noon, CBS

Jan. 3 at Atlanta, noon, FOX 8

The Saints and Raycom Media announced a partnership earlier this year that would allow eight of the companies stations to carry the team's preseason games. The NFL preseason kicks off Aug. 13.

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