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Saints Schedule: 5 games that absolutely must be in primetime in 2022

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3. Las Vegas Raiders

With the additional regular-season game, the New Orleans Saints get to face off against the second-place team from the AFC West this year. That team was the Raiders, who managed to squeak into the playoffs despite their coach re-signing midway through the season.

The Raiders play in arguably the toughest division in the entire league and that’s why they’re not getting much respect this offseason but make no mistake, this game will be a tough one.

The Saints know not to take the Raiders lightly, as they’re 0-2 against them in their past two matchups. NOLA was actually the first opponent to face the Raiders in their flashy new Las Vegas stadium and um… it didn’t go well. We don’t need to dive in on that though.

It makes perfect sense to have the two second-place teams face off in primetime at some point during the 2022 season; The black and gold vs. the black and silver should be a fun matchup to watch.