Saints open preseason on the road against Patriots; see full preseason schedule _lowres

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON--New Orleans Saints inside linebacker David Hawthorne (57) celebrates a stop against the New England Patriots with New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) in the Superdome in New Orleans, La. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.

The Saints will play their first two preseason games on the road against the New England Patriots and Houston Texans.

The final two games will be played at the Superdome against the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens.

The Saints are expected to again hold training camp at The Greenbrier in West Virginia.

The NFL is expected to announce the schedule for the regular season later this month.