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The Greenbrier To Make Multiple Improvements For New Orleans Saints Training Camp

Reported: Mar. 13, 2014 2:37 PM EDT
Updated: Mar. 13, 2014 8:17 PM EDT
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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) -- When the Saints march into West Virginia this summer, the National League football team will have some pretty nice digs at The Greenbrier.

Resort owner, Jim Justice has committed to building three practice fields on property at the resort (two natural turf and one synthetic grass), along with a 55,000-square-foot multi-purpose building equipped with meeting rooms, weight rooms, locker rooms, training and physical therapy accommodations, and kitchen and dining facilities, according to a news release from The Greenbrier.

All of the improvements are being made because the resort will be the home of the 2014 training camp for the New Orleans Saints in late July and early August 2014.

Resort officials said the Saints selected The Greenbrier for its location and mild weather, with summer temperatures in the low 80s. The Greenbrier will provide the team with another environment conducive for learning, competing and getting ready for the regular NFL season. All Saints players and staff will stay at the resort, enjoying the benefits of the sprawling resort, which include a spa and golf club.

"We are very excited about this new opportunity with the New Orleans Saints, which will benefit all the people of West Virginia, bringing in tourism and new jobs," Justice said in a prepared statement. "I want to particularly thank West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, Senate President Kessler, Speaker of the House Miley, and all of the Legislature for their commitment in promoting tourism and tourism jobs."




CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) – The New Orleans Saints will be marching into West Virginia.

NewOrleansSaints.com, the NFL team’s official website, said Friday the team will split its 2014 training camp between the team’s practice facility in New Orleans and The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs.

The website said the locations and dates for the practices will be released at a later date when the 2014 schedule is finalized.

You can read more about the team’s plans at this link.



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