Patriots, Saints to hold joint practices

PFW staff
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The Patriots and Saints will hold joint practices in Foxborough on Aug. 7 and 8, the teams announced Tuesday.

The joint practices will take place before the teams’ preseason matchup at Gillette Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 9.

That will be New England’s preseason opener, while the Saints open their preseason in the Hall of Fame Game against the Cardinals on Aug. 5.

The Aug. 8 joint practice will be a walkthrough.