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Saints To Open 2010 Regular Season Vs. Vikings

New Orleans to host Minnesota in NFL kickoff game in NFC Championship rematch

It has been announced that the New Orleans Saints will open up the 2010 NFL regular season by hosting the Minnesota Vikings in the Louisiana Superdome on Thursday, September 9 at 7:35 p.m. (CT). The game will be broadcast by NBC.

The NFL's kickoff game, which will feature extensive pregame entertainment in the area surrounding the Superdome will comprise a rematch of the 2009 NFC Championship Game where the Saints defeated the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 in an overtime thriller capped by K Garrett Hartley's 40-yard field goal. The win catapulted New Orleans into Super Bowl XLIV.

The entire 2010 New Orleans Saints schedule will be available on neworleanssaints.com at 6 p.m. today.

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