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Saints Gameday Guide 2018: Week 12 vs. Falcons

Helpful tips and information for your visit to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome 

The New Orleans Saints (9-1) will make their home debut on Thanksgiving on Thursday night as they seek to extend their winning streak into double figures when they host the Atlanta Falcons (4-6) at 7:20 p.m. (CT) in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Gates will open two (2) hours prior to kickoff for all ticket holders while Gate A Ground will be open to Suite patrons three (3) hours prior to kickoff.

Fans can catch the action on NBC (WDSU-6 locally) with Mike Tirico (play-by-play), Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison (color analysts), and Michele Tafoya (sideline). The game will also air on WWL-870 and 105.3 with Zach Strief (play-by-play), Deuce McAllister (color analyst) and Steve Geller (sideline) as well as nationally on Westwood One with Tom McCarthy (play-by-play), Ross Tucker (color analyst) and Hub Arkush (sideline). For Spanish language radio, tune in to 97.9 FM with Mario Garcia (play-by-play), Juan Carlos Ramos (color analyst) and Victor Quinonez (sideline). For full broadcast channel listings, CLICK HERE.

Fans can also catch replays of every play, of every game, all year long, including the Playoffs and Super Bowl with NFL Game Pass. CLICK HERE for details on a FREE TRIAL.

Get your game face on and join us in Champions Square, Club XLIV, and Opening Act before the Saints kickoff. Enjoy live entertainment from the Phunky Monkeys, food and beverage offerings, including popular food trucks Chef Scott's Creole BBQ, The Big Cheezy, and Centerplate's Streetcar Eats plus much more.

Once inside the gates, fans will enjoy the National Anthem by Miss Louisiana 2018 Holli Conway and a Battle of the Bands performance between the Grambling State University’s "GSU Tiger" Marching Band and Southern University’s "Human Jukebox" Marching Band at halftime.

Fans are also encouraged to check out the Corner Office, a newly renovated specialty cocktail tavern themed space in honor of the team's late owner, Tom Benson. The space tells the story of Tom Benson's life through a series of over 100 personal effects, photographs, memorabilia and a re-creation of his office, exactly as he left it. Fans can also enjoy some of New Orleans' favorite beverages including Brandy Milk Punch, Bloody Mary's and other quintessential New Orleans cocktails. Open to all ticketed fans, the Corner Office Specialty Cocktails & Tavern is located next to Gate D adjacent to Champions Square.

Due to increased security measures at all NFL stadiums, vehicles parking in certain areas of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome parking garages will now be subject to security screenings at every home game. Enhanced vehicle screening will consist of an EOD canine sweep. Only vehicles parking within close proximity to the stadium will be subject to the enhanced EOD canine search. This would include guests who are parking in the A or B lanes of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. For more information, CLICK HERE.

Want the latest up-to-the-minute traffic alerts on your way to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome? GoAuto has joined the Saints to make your gameday commute a breeze. Simple download the Saints app and turn on Gameday Traffic Alerts to receive notifications straight to your phone.

As mandated by the NFL, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome uses walk-through metal detectors during Saints games at all entry gates to enhance safety and security.

The NFL "clear bag" policy remains the same. All bags, including diaper bags, are prohibited other than clear vinyl bags no larger than 12" X 12" X 6" or a One-Gallon Ziploc bag (limit 1 of either). Small clutch bags no larger than 6.5" wide X 4.5" high, with or without a handle or strap, may be taken into the stadium in addition to one of the clear bags. Click here for an information sheet with details on the "All Clear" bag policy.

Fans are also encouraged to review additional stadium information and policies before arriving at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome HERE.

Beginning with the 2018 season, NFL ticketing policies will prohibit printed PDF tickets from being accepted for entry into the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Season ticket holders will continue to receive their commemorative paper tickets in the mail, as usual. Ticket holders who choose to use their commemorative paper tickets for entry will be allowed. However, fans will no longer be able send PDF (Portable Document Format) tickets via email. Ticket Holders must download the Saints mobile app or the SeatGeek app in order to resell or transfer tickets to another account.

For a step-by-step tutorial on accessing, transferring or selling your Saints tickets, CLICK HERE.

50/50 RAFFLE:
Fans will have a chance to participate in our 50/50 raffle two (2) hours prior to kickoff through the third quarter. Proceeds from Sunday's raffle will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank. For details on ticket prices and winning numbers, CLICK HERE

Saints legend Derland Moore will be available to sign autographs inside the Saints Hall of Fame from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

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