Due to the ongoing recovery efforts in New Orleans and the surrounding communities in the wake of Hurricane Ida, the New Orleans Saints Week 1 home game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, September 12 will be played at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Florida, the NFL announced today.
The game will remain a 4:25 p.m. ET start and be broadcast on FOX.
The decision was made, in consultation with state and local officials and both clubs, in the interest of public safety.
Details on tickets and other specifics, including how fans can continue to help in the recovery effort, will be announced in the days ahead.