Saints 2012 Schedule: New Orleans Opens At Home Against Redskins

On Tuesday, the full schedule was released for the 2012 NFL season. Coming just over a week before the 2012 NFL draft, it is hard not to see how much anticipation is building for the coming season. The New Orleans Saints will have all eyes on them in the fall, as they will be recovering from the "Bountygate" scandal and its fallout. Head coach Sean Payton will be serving a one-year suspension that cost him the entire 2012 season.

In the early offseason, superstar quarterback Drew Brees has also displayed some hard feelings toward the Saints brass and has yet to sign his franchise tender. It is clear that there is no shortage of storylines to watch regarding the 2012 New Orleans team.

Here is the full 2012 New Orleans Saints schedule:

Week 1: Sep. 9 vs. Washington Redskins

Week 2: Sep. 16 @ Carolina Panthers

Week 3: Sep. 23 vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Week 4: Sep. 30 @ Green Bay Packers

Week 5: Oct. 7 vs. San Diego Chargers

Week 6: BYE

Week 7: Oct. 21 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 8: Oct. 28 @ Denver Broncos

Week 9: Nov. 5 vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Week 10: Nov. 11 vs. Atlanta Falcons

Week 11: Nov. 18 @ Oakland Raiders

Week 12: Nov. 25 vs. San Francisco 49ers

Week 13: Nov. 29 @ Atlanta Falcons

Week 14: Dec. 9 @ New York Giants

Week 15: Dec. 16 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 16: Dec. 23 vs. Dallas Cowboys

Week 17: Dec. 30 vs. Carolina Panthers

For complete announcements of the full 2012 NFL schedule, please visit this StoryStream. For more news and information regarding the New Orleans Saints, head on over to Canal Street Chronicles.

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