It’s July 24th, and Saint fans, training camp has officially begun!  All players under contract are reporting for physicals, meetings and conditioning at the training facility.

That means Drew Brees will be there also. Are you ready for some football?  Here are the details.

The 2012 Saints Training Camp Presented by Verizon will open on Tuesday, July 24, when all players under contract report for physicals, meetings and conditioning. The Saints will hold their strength and conditioning tests and meetings on Wednesday, July 25 and will begin non-padded practice sessions on Thursday, July 26 from 4:00-6:45 p.m. The Saints will conduct the identical schedule on Friday, July 27. On Saturday (July 28) the Saints will begin padded practice sessions at 4:00-6:45 p.m. as well as on Sunday, July 29. The team will not practice on Monday, July 30.

The schedule will return to normal scheduling on Tuesday, July 31 with an afternoon practice from 4:00 p.m.-6:45 p.m. The Saints will maintain that schedule through Friday, August 3.

Source: New Orleans Saints

The Saints first preseason game will be against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, August 5 at 7:00 p.m. CT (NFL Network) in Canton, Ohio for the Hall Of Fame Game.