LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The NFL announced Tuesday that the New Orleans Saints will play the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in the 2011 NFL Kickoff Game on Thursday, September 8. The game will be televised on KPLC.
The NFL released the entire 2011 NFL schedule Tuesday evening. Here is a look at the rest of the Saints schedule for the upcoming season.
*The season again will utilize "flexible scheduling" in weeks 10-15 and 17. In weeks 10-16, the schedule lists the games tentatively set for Sunday Night Football on NBC. Only Sunday afternoon games are eligible to be moved to Sunday night, in which case the tentatively scheduled Sunday night game would be moved to an afternoon start time. Flexible scheduling will not be applied to games airing on Thursday, Saturday or Monday nights.
To see the entire NFL schedule for 2011, check it out on NFL.com.