It looks like the NFL schedule makers think the New Orleans Saints will be a team to watch in 2013. They've given the Black And Gold  a tough schedule that includes four games televised nationally in prime time.
The Saints Kickoff the 2013 campaign at home against the arch rival Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, Sept. 8th. Game time is noon central on Fox.
They'll host the Miami Dolphins on ESPN's Monday Night Football September 30th.They travel to Dallas for a Sunday night game against the Cowboys on November 10th. The game will be carried by NBC @ 7:30pm. Coach Sean Payton & his squad go to the Georgia Dome November 21st for a Thursday  Night matchup against the Falcons. The game will be broadcast by the NFL Network @ 7:25 pm.

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The Saints head west for a Monday night game against the Seattle Seahawks on December 2nd.The season finale will be at the Mercedes Benz Superdome against Tampa Sunday, December 29th, at noon on Fox.
It's a difficult schedule that also features games against the Forty Niners, and Patriots. There's an old saying, "If you want to be the best, you've got to beat the best."