Saints staying home in Metairie for 2017 training camp

Houston Texans

It will be the first time the Texans will hold training camp anywhere except the Houston Methodist training center at Reliant Park.

"Our entire organization is excited to be returning to hold training camp at our facility in Metairie in 2017", owner Tom Benson said in a statement. A full schedule for training camp will be released later this year.

After holding the first phase of training camp in West Virginia the past three years, the team announced it will be holding camp at the team's facility on Airline Drive in Metairie. Per a report from Josh Katzenstein of, the Saints will not be coming back to the resort for training camp in 2017.

The Greenbrier has a recently updated training facility. New Orleans finished 7-9 each of the past three seasons. The Saints practiced at Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, from 2006-2008.

Annual training camp festivities may soon be out of reach for some Texans fans.

While Saints coach Sean Payton praised the setup at the temperate, mountain resort, the club let its contract with the Greenbrier expire. Exact dates and times for the training camp practices will be released at a later date. In previous seasons, when the team opened camp at on the road, it returned home and kept the final leg of camp open.



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