Saints Offer to Play in August’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Game

Count the Saints as a team that has volunteered to play in this August’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio.

The game, which was cancelled last season due to the NFL Lockout, is set for play on the 5th of August.

The appearance would coincide with the induction of former Saints tackle Willie Roaf into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Roaf, who was elected to the Hall earlier this month, played his first nine NFL seasons in New Orleans before ending his career with Kansas City.

Franchises with players who are being inducted are usually chosen for the Hall of Fame Game. Other players being honored this year are running back Curtis Martin (New York Jets), defensive end Chris Doleman (Minnesota), defensive back Jack Butler (Pittsburgh), defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy (Seattle) and center Dermontti Dawson (Pittsburgh).


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