BY AMIE JUST | Staff writer
The New Orleans Saints will get to play football in the Crescent City this weekend, despite the city of New Orleans remaining in Phase 2 of its reopening plan.
The Saints qualify for a "workplace exemption," and have applied for one with the state, said Dr. Jennifer Avegno, the director of the New Orleans Health Department, during a press conference on Thursday.
Contact sports are otherwise disallowed while New Orleans is in Phase 2. The rest of the state other than Orleans Parish will enter Phase 3 reopening on Friday, which likely means contact sports, such as football, will be allowed...