Saints-Cardinals preseason game canceled due to Hurricane Ida

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The New Orleans Saints have canceled their Saturday preseason meeting with the Arizona Cardinals due to the approaching Hurricane Ida. The team announced their decision on Friday.

Kickoff was slated for noon in New Orleans. The NFL had originally rescheduled the game to avoid the storm, moving it up from 8 p.m., but now the game is off completely:

Here is the full release from the Saints on the cancellation.

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.

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