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New Orleans Saints mini camp opens today

Saints fan Willie Chess is ready to fly the colors at mini camp, which opens this morning. (Source; Deven Clarke/Fox 8 Photo) Saints fan Willie Chess is ready to fly the colors at mini camp, which opens this morning. (Source; Deven Clarke/Fox 8 Photo)
METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans Saints mini camp kicks off today.

It’s a chance for the Who Dat Nation to get a first-hand look at the new team before training camp and preseason begins.

The gates open at 10:15 a.m. today and open practices will run today through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 1:20 p.m.

These free practices are where fans can come and check the players out as they compete for roster spots. If you do come here there are a few rules you have to follow though

First you’re not allowed to take any video.

Also fans are being asked to arrive early as you will need to pass through a security checkpoint where all bags will be checked by security.

  • You can’t bring any backpacks, video cameras, oversized handbags, outside food and beverages or pets.
  • Food, beverages and merchandise are available for purchase.
  • Parking for fans is available in the zephyr field parking lot.
  • The Americans with Disabilities drop off spot is in front of the main entrance gate for practice.
  • If rain comes today, mini camp will be moved to the Saints’ indoor facility, closing the practice to the public.

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