NFL New Orleans Saints

New Orleans Saints 2012 NFL Schedule

On Tuesday, the 2012 NFL schedule was released for all 32 teams. Here’s a look at the 2012 schedule for the New Orleans Saints.

Week 1 (Sunday September 9): Washington Redskins

Week 2 (Sunday September 16): @ Carolina Panthers

Week 3 (Sunday September 23): Kansas City Chiefs

Week 4 (Sunday September 30): @ Green Bay Packers

Week 5 (Sunday October 7): San Diego Chargers

Week 6 (Sunday October 14): BYE

Week 7 (Sunday October 21): @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 

Week 8 (Sunday October 28): @ Denver Broncos

Week 9 (Monday November 5): Philadelphia Eagles

Week 10 (Sunday November 11): Atlanta Falcons

Week 11 (Sunday November 18): @ Oakland Raiders

Week 12 (Sunday November 25): San Francisco 49ers 

Week 13 (Thursday November 29): @ Atlanta Falcons

Week 14 (Sunday December 9): @ New York Giants

Week 15 (Sunday December 16): Tampa Bay Buccaneers 

Week 16 (Sunday December 23): @ Dallas Cowboys

Week 17 (Sunday December 30): Carolina Panthers

Unfortunately for the Saints, all of the talk surrounding the bounty program will most likely be the popular topic for a majority of the season, but that doesn’t mean this team shouldn’t still be considered a strong contender. Let’s not forget this was one of the hottest teams in the NFL last season heading into the playoffs and as long as Drew Brees is healthy–this team will always be dangerous.

Outside of their division games against the Panthers and Falcons, the Saints have some interesting and tough matchups throughout the 2012 season–especially their Week 12 matchup against the 49ers after last year’s playoffs.

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