By Dr.C | SI
The past couple of days, a public relations "war of words" has been volleyed between the New Orleans Saints organization and Mayor of New Orleans - caught in the middle is the Who Dat Nation. Saints fans prefer to attend games inside of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. But, having a chance to "be in the number" at Tiger Stadium would not be a bad choice for Who Dats as well.
Mayor Latoya Cantrell has made it clear - the Saints can not host home games with fan attendance inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome because of the health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. She is not opposed to the Saints moving their home games to LSU's Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, LA.
The City of New Orleans will move to Phase 3.2 on Saturday. The new phase will allow more attendance seating in outside stadiums (not indoor arenas) for high schools and recreational events. Her administration mentioned the city is not ready to have 20,000 fans in an indoor stadium (like the Superdome) and rejected the Saints' latest proposal - for now.
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