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Five Things to Know About the Saints for Friday, May 17 | Gameday Playbook

Here are your Five Things to Know about the New Orleans Saints on Friday, May 17:

  1. Our roster of members of the 2024 Saints Cheer Krewe will be announced soon. Stay tuned to see the full squad and to see who made the cut.
  2. Other than the Saints NFC South division matchups, the Saints will have three more games in 2024 against opponents they faced in 2023, the Los Angeles Rams in Week 13 on Dec. 1, the New York Giants in Week 14 on Dec. 8 and the Green Bay Packers in Week 16 on Dec. 23.
  3. The next time the Saints get together in preparation for the 2024 season is for organized team activities beginning on Tuesday, May 21. The team will have 10 total days of OTAs with three of the days being open to the media, May 21, May 28 and June 5. During OTAs there is no live contact, but 7-on-7, 9-on-7, and 11-on-11 drills are permitted.
  4. The Saints opponents for 2024 tied with the Atlanta Falcons for the lowest strength of schedule based on 2023 standings. The Saints and Falcons opponents both had a .453 win percentage in the previous year.
  5. The top two draft picks from the LSU Tigers are both included in the Saints opponents for the year as Heisman-winning quarterback and second overall pick Jayden Daniels will come to town with the Washington Commanders in Week 15. The Saints will travel to New York to take on the Giants and sixth overall pick wide receiver Malik Nabers.