Saints Vs. Patriots: Game Time, TV Schedule And More

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The New England Patriots and the New Orleans Saints will face off at Gillette Stadium on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

The New England Patriots will make their preseason debut Thursday. Meanwhile, the New Orleans Saints enter the game with a preseason win already under their belt, having defeated the Arizona Cardinals, 17-10, this past weekend.

This matchup would promise plenty of fireworks and draw a lot of eyeballs if it were played during the regular season. As a preseason contest, it is subject to the standard caveats that preseason contests entail. Still, there is plenty to keep an eye on, including whether a maligned Pats secondary can hang with a deep Saints receiving corps. For Patriots fans, Thursday also represents an opportunity to once again see whether Ryan Mallett can perform should anything befall Tom Brady this season.

Game Date/Time: Thursday, August 9; 7:30pm ET

Location: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Massachusetts

TV Schedule
Patriots: WBZ
Saints: CST/FOX WVUE

TV Distribution Map: The506.com

Radio Schedule
Patriots: 98.5 THE SPORTS HUB
Saints: WWL 870 AM

For more on the Saints, check out Canal Street Chronicles. For more on the Patriots, head over to Pats Pulpit.

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