Who Dat nation get ready! Hot off the press feast your eyes on the New Orleans Saints 2022 game schedule. Making his return to the field after a devastating knee injury last year is NOLA quarterback Jameis Winston, who says his knee feels better than it's ever felt and he's ready to get out there. In addition to Winston, fans will see a few new faces as the Saints have signed a number of free-agent players roster.

The most exciting player the Saints managed to pick up is a NOLA's own, The Honey Badger! Last month Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced it was a done deal, they signed unrestricted free agent safety Tyrann Mathieu to a three-year contract. So, in addition to the Saint's season opener being against long-time rival the Atlanta Falcons, Mathieu will be making his long-awaited debut!

For the scoop on who was signed/re-signed and was released peep the 2022 New Orleans Saints Transactions. Other notable games include the matchup between Tom Brady and former Bucs star, Saints quarterback Jameis Winston in week two.

In week four the team will play in London against the Vikings, as part of the NFL's International Series. Then, in week six the Saints will go up against former LSU star quarterback and AFC champion Joe Burrow and his Bengals.

The Saints will be in primetime on three different occasions, which will be week seven at the Arizona Cardinals, week nine in the Superdome against the Ravens, and week 13 in Tampa Bay. Finally, on Christmas Eve, the Saints play against the Cleveland Browns at 12 noon.

2022 Official New Orleans Saints Schedule (Away Games - Red)

Week 1 at Atlanta Falcons, Sept. 11
Week 2 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sept. 18
Week 3 at Carolina Panthers, Sept. 25
Week 4 vs. Minnesota Vikings (Tottenham), 8:30 a.m. central time
Week 5 vs. Seattle Seahawks, Oct. 9
Week 6 vs. Cincinnati Bengals, Oct. 16
Week 7 at Arizona Cardinals, Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7:15 p.m.
Week 8 vs. Las Vegas Raiders, Oct. 30
Week 9 vs. Baltimore Ravens, Monday, Nov. 7, 7:15 p.m.
Week 10 at Pittsburgh Steelers, Nov. 13
Week 11 vs Los Angeles Rams, Nov. 20
Week 12 at San Francisco 49ers, Nov. 27
Week 13 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Monday, Dec. 5, at 7:15 p.m.
Week 14 BYE
Week 15 vs. Atlanta Falcons, Dec. 18
Week 16 at Cleveland Browns, Saturday, Dec. 24 at noon
Week 17 at Philadelphia Eagles, Jan. 1
Week 18 vs. Carolina Panthers, Jan. 8

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