Dec. 17/18, the Atlanta Falcons (Atlanta Falcons vs. Atlanta Falcons) A 30-20 season-ending victory by New Orleans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Jan. 9, 2022, ended the season for the Saints.
The Falcons will open the 2022 regular season against New Orleans after the Saints wrapped up the 2021 campaign with a win over Atlanta.
Atlanta leads the all-time series 53-52, but the Saints have won 22 of the 32 encounters since 2006… There have been 105 regular-season games between the Saints and Falcons… Against the Falcons, the Saints have a 26-26 record at home… The Saints have a 26-27 record all-time against Atlanta… For the first time since 2014, these two teams will open the season against each other.
Due to NFL schedule flexibility, the Week 15 game’s date and time will be announced in-season. In addition to coaching for the Atlanta Falcons from 2002 to 2005, Dennis Allen’s late father, Grady, played for the team from 1968 to 1972.
Both Jameis Winston of the Saints and Marcus Mariota of the Falcons were selected first and second overall in the 2015 NFL Draft and were the respective winners of the 2013 and 2014 Heisman Trophy.
At home on Dec. 5 against the Buccaneers (who play on Sept. 18): With a 39-21 regular season advantage over the Buccaneers, New Orleans has the greatest winning percentage (.650) against an NFL opponent that it has faced more than 11 times in the regular season… At home against Tampa Bay.
New Orleans has a 21-12 record and an 18-9 record in games played away from home… Saints beat the Buccaneers in the regular season three times in a row for the second time in club history (2012-14) in 2021….. On Dec. 19, 2021, Sean Payton was sidelined by Covid-19 protocols and Allen took over as head coach of the Saints, leading the team to a 9-0 shutout victory at Raymond James Stadium to seal.
the season sweep… After serving as defensive coordinators for their respective clubs in 2021, Allen in New Orleans and Todd Bowles in Tampa Bay will both be in their debut season as head coaches of their respective teams. In 2022, the Saints and Buccaneers will face off on national television for the third time in a row after they had only done so once before 2020 (2002).
The New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaneers will meet for the first time on “Monday Night Football” on Dec. 5 at Raymond James Stadium.
After a 28-26 regular-season record, New Orleans Saints won the sole playoff meeting against Carolina Panthers (Sept. 25).
On September 19, 2021, the Panthers defeated the Saints 26-7 at Bank of America Stadium, but they bounced back to win 18-10 on January 2, 2022, at the Caesars Superdome, after sweeping them for two straight seasons in 2019-20.
On the road and at home, the Saints have a 14-13 record versus the Panthers in the regular season…
Before hosting the Minnesota Vikings in London on Sunday, the New Orleans Saints had played at the Panthers three times before playing a game overseas, in 2008 and 2017.
For the first time since 1995, New Orleans will face three NFC South opponents in the first three games of a season, which is the first time the Saints have done so since they were part of the NFC West in 1995.
The NFL will announce the date and time of the regular-season finale following the conclusion of all games in Week 17…
Panthers cornerback Jaycee Horn was selected tenth in the 2021 NFL Draft by the New Orleans Saints, where his father was a standout receiver with the Saints from 2000 to 2006, with 523 receptions for 7,622 yards (14.6 average) and 50 touchdowns. A career-first interception for Jaycee Horn came against the New Orleans Saints on September 19, 2021, when the two met in Charlotte.
In London (Oct. 2) versus the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota leads the regular-season series 19-12, but the Saints have won five of the previous six regular-season games against the Vikings… When it comes to London games,
New Orleans has a 2-0 record, but this is their first time against an NFC team. This will be New Orleans’ third straight regular-season victory over the Minnesota Vikings… New Orleans RB Alvin Kamara set an NFL record with six
touchdowns on the ground and six total touchdowns in a 52-33 win on Christmas Day in 2020 to capture the team’s fourth straight NFC South title, as he ran 22 times for 155 yards and set a new career-high for rushing yards.
vs. the Seattle Seahawks (Oct. 9) While Seattle has won both of their postseason games against the Saints, New Orleans has won nine of their 16 regular-season meetings.
New Orleans defeated Seattle 13-10 on Monday, October 25, 2021, at Lumen Field, thanks to a dominant defensive showing and a game-winning field goal with 1:56 remaining… Saints have a 4-2 record over Seattle in the Caesars Superdome, with a 25-20 win on October 30, 2016.
The last time these two teams met, New Orleans prevailed 51-14 at Paul Brown Stadium on Nov. 11, 2018, to level the series at 7-7.
The Saints are searching for their first home win over the Bengals since a 20-13 triumph on January 2, 1994, when the Saints beat the Bengals 4-0 at the Caesars Superdome.
Joe Burrow, the Bengals quarterback and the 2019 Heisman Trophy winner from Louisiana State University, and wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, the 2021 Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year from Archbishop Rummel High School and LSU, will be making a triumphant return to their alma mater.
There is a 15-15 regular season record between the two teams, with the Saints winning 31-9 in their previous game on Oct. 27, 2019.
This will be the Saints’ first prime-time matchup with the Cardinals as part of Amazon’s “Thursday Night Football” package.
Both Winston and Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray was selected first overall in the NFL Drafts of 2015 and 2019, respectively.
vs. the Raiders of Las Vegas on October 30th: AFC West rivals the Raiders will face New Orleans for the first time since their season opener in 2016, while the Saints hosted Las Vegas for the first time since then.
New Orleans, Oakland, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas have all hosted Raiders games in the all-time series. It’s 3-3-1 at home against the Raiders for New Orleans. Allen was the Raiders’ head coach from 2012 to 2014.
After a 3-game losing streak, the Saints beat the Ravens 24-23 at M&T Bank Stadium on Oct. 21, 2018, as Drew Brees became only the third quarterback in NFL history to defeat all 32 opponents at the same time.
This will be New Orleans’ third attempt at a win over the Ravens, which would give the Saints a home win overall 31 teams…
For the fifth year in a row, the Saints will face the Baltimore Ravens on “Monday Night Football,” the NFL’s most famous national showcase.
Pittsburgh Steelers (Nov. 13): New Orleans has a 9-7 edge in the matchup and has won the last three meetings… The Saints are 1-1 at Heinz Field in their last two meetings with the Steelers, who have a 3-3 advantage in the series. After the Steelers game, New Orleans will play three of four games against 2021 playoff opponents on the road, with only one of those games taking place at home.
on Sunday, Nov. 20th, at home against the Los Angeles Rams The Rams have a 42-33 all-time regular-season advantage over their NFC West rivals from 1970 to 2001, with the postseason rivalry even at 1-1.
The Saints have a 14-16 regular-season record versus the Rams at the Caesars Superdome, with a 2-2 playoff record… After losing to Kansas City at home in 2020 and beating Tampa Bay in 2021, the Saints will face the reigning Super Bowl champions for the third time in a row.
The New Orleans Saints have a 10-21 record against reigning Super Bowl champions… This will be New Orleans’ first home regular-season win over the Los Angeles Rams… The Saints will host the Super Bowl champions and finalists for the second time in three seasons when they take on the Bengals on Oct. 16.
(Nov. 27): at the San Francisco 49ers As former NFC West rivals, the 49ers own a 48-27-2 advantage in the all-time regular-season series, but the Saints have won nine of their previous 12 games. San Francisco. Taking against the San Francisco 49ers in 2022 will be New Orleans’ final NFC West matchup of the year.
In the last matchup, New Orleans beat the Browns 21-18 at home on Sept. 16, 2018, which was the start of a 10-game winning run for the Saints…
In five visits to Cleveland, the Saints had a 2-5 record…
For the first time since the Saints’ 30-7 victory against the New York Giants in 2006, New Orleans will play on Christmas Eve away from home. The Saints have won all three of their Christmas Eve road games.
Marshon Lattimore, a native of Cleveland who attended Glenville High School and Ohio State, will play in his hometown for the first time in the regular season.
Eagles (Philadelphia) on Jan. 1: The Saints are seeking redemption after losing their last two meetings with the Eagles, most recently by the score of 40-29 in Philadelphia on November 21, 2021…
Following three consecutive playoff losses to New Orleans, the Eagles own a commanding 18-12 regular-season edge…
This will be the Saints’ third consecutive trip to Philadelphia to play a road game, having done it in 1967-69 and 1991-93…
The Saints will play their fourth New Year’s Day game this year.
during Week One’s 7 p.m. kickoff against the Houston Texans: Sixth time in seven seasons, New Orleans will open preseason away from home… (the 2020 NFL preseason was canceled because of the Covid-19 pandemic). Historically, the Saints had a 26-28 record in their first preseason game… Since the Texans joined the NFL in 2002 as an expansion team, the Saints and Texans have met 10 times in preseason games, with a 5-5 tie.
Week Two (Date and kickoff time TBD): The Packers lead the preseason series 7-2, although New Orleans won the 2021 regular season-opener at Jacksonville’s TIAA Bank Field owing to Hurricane Ida relocating the team’s operations in Green Bay, a 38-3 triumph…
The last time the two teams met in the preseason was Sept. 3, 2015, when Green Bay won 38-10.
(Week Three Date and Kickoff Time TBD) versus. Los Angeles Chargers This will be the Saints’ final preseason game before the roster is reduced to 53 players on Labor Day weekend under the NFL’s three preseason games, 17 regular season games model, which is in its second year.
The next time New Orleans plays its preseason finale in the Caesars Superdome will be in 2022. Since 2010, the New Orleans Saints have a 5-4 record in preseason games versus the Los Angeles Chargers.
New Orleans’ WVUE-8 will carry all three preseason games on Gray Television’s network of stations in the Gulf Coast region on dates and times to be determined.