A news release put out by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association details that the 2020 Football Prep Classic is being moved from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans to Northwestern University in Natchitoches.
The New Orleans Saints defeated the Chicago Bears in overtime on Sunday, but the last second victory was a secondary storyline as a Javon Wims sucker-punched C.J. Gardner-Johnson and was ejected from the game. The NFL has now announced that Wims has been suspended for two games for his actions.
A statement from the New Orleans Saints details the phased introduction of allowing fans in the Superdome for upcoming home games. 3,000 Saints fans will be allowed access to this weekends game and up to 15,000 fans could be allowed by late December.
Reports by NFL insiders are saying that Saints officials are meeting with LSU officials about hosting upcoming games in Baton Rouge at Tiger Stadium. These talks come as Mayor Latoya Cantrell has continued to decline Saints requests to allow fans in the Superdome.
The New Orleans Saints won their season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday afternoon, which was "America's Game of the Week" on FOX. The matchup between Drew Brees and Tom Brady produced some of the highest ratings FOX has seen for a Week-1 game since 2016.