Saints’ preseason finale vs. Cardinals might be affected by Tropical Storm Ida


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The Saints could also be trying to shut their offseason quarterback competitors when the Cardinals come to city Saturday night time for the 2 sides’ preseason finale. Nevertheless it stays to be seen if the 8 p.m. ET recreation will proceed as scheduled. As ProFootballTalk reported Thursday, the Saints usually are not dedicated to taking the sphere this weekend within the occasion Tropical Storm Ida presents severely inclement climate.

“We’re monitoring Tropical Storm Ida and may have extra definitive data tomorrow (Friday) morning, from which we will make the most secure resolution doable relative to the sport on Saturday,” the Saints mentioned in an announcement. “We’re in contact with metropolis officers, the Nationwide Climate Service, Homeland Safety and the NFL.”

CBS Information reviews that Ida was upgraded Thursday afternoon to a tropical storm, including that Ida is anticipated to “make landfall as a robust hurricane on the Gulf Coast.”

Forecasters are predicting speedy group and strengthening because it approaches the Gulf Coast, seemingly threatening Louisiana at or close to main hurricane energy on Sunday … There’s a common consensus now that this method is probably going headed for the Louisiana coast. When precisely it arrives will rely upon the place it makes landfall — the additional west, the longer it’s going to take. The window now seems to be narrowing in on Sunday via Monday.

It is doable the NFL might transfer the Saints-Cardinals recreation earlier Saturday, as solely the Payments and Packers are scheduled within the afternoon window, at 1 p.m. 4 totally different video games, in the meantime, are slated for Friday night time.



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