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ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — The New Orleans Saints are planning to practice this week at the home of the Dallas Cowboys after Hurricane Ida evacuations, a person with knowledge of the decision says.

The Saints are scheduled to practice Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at AT&T Stadium before taking a break heading into the regular season. That’s according to a person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the club wasn’t discussing its plans publicly.

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New Orleans is supposed to open at home Sept. 12 against Green Bay.

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Ida made landfall 16 years to the day after Katrina devastated New Orleans. The Saints spent the entire 2005 season away from home.

For more Hurricane Ida coverage, stream CBSN Dallas-Ft. Worth here.

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