Football season is a little bit over a month away.
According to NFL.com, the Saints have the 11th-toughest schedule in 2012.
After a drama-filled offseason, during which the Saints lost their head coach and the leader of their defense for the entire upcoming season, nobody knows how the team will respond on the field.
A wild-card berth would be an amazing achievement after everything that has happened to this franchise.
These are the six most intriguing matchups of the 2012 season.