Chelsea Brasted
May 12, 2023 - Sports

See the Saints 2023 season schedule

Michael Thomas celebrates making a catch for first down, cradling the ball in his left arm while pointing downfield with a gloved hand.

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas celebrates a first-down catch in 2022. Photo: Grant Halverson/Getty Images

Do you sense that feeling in the air? It's a little bit joyous and a little bit nervous. My friends, that's what we call hope, and as we head into a new era for the New Orleans Saints, we still have it for at least a few more months.

Driving the news: The NFL just released its full season schedule.

New Hulu series "Algiers, America" follows Karr football team

Jackson Fager, right, films the Karr football team for his Hulu docuseries, "Algiers, America." Photo: Courtesy ofFager

The football team at Edna Karr High School lands in the spotlight this week with a new docuseries on Hulu. The five-part documentary debuts April 19 and follows the Cougars as they chase a fifth state championship despite the ongoing trauma of gun violence impacting everyone on the team.

Why it matters: Though the talented Algiers football team is at the series' center, it's the students' and coaches' daily battle with traumatic gun violence that is most memorable, says series director Jackson Fager.

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