It will be interesting to see how they’re received.
The schedule will be announced at 5 p.m. PT on the NFL Network. It’s a home game for the Raiders. While each team already knew their opponents, now the weeks, dates and times they’ll be playing said opponents are ironed out.
Sunday, Oct. 22 vs. Atlanta Falcons, 8:30 p.m. The New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs will open the season that Thursday, and neither is on the 49ers schedule. Brady and the Pats travel to Tampa Bay to take on the Buccaneers and rising star QB Jameis Winston in an unpredictable Thursday night contest that could be a “trap” for New England …
The Stamford-based sportscaster will show a combined 28 regular season and postseason games – the most ever by an National Football League broadcast prime time TV partner. But these teams should be contenders again, and the outcome should be significant for both. The Falcons ran away with a blowout victory in last season’s NFC championship game. They finished 1-2 in the NFC East in 2016.
The stretch begins with trips to Denver and Mexico City to play the Raiders.
It’ll be the third straight year America’s Team has hosted Big Blue and fourth in the last five years.
Sunday, Dec. 3 at Buffalo Bills, 1:00 p.m.
The NFL rounded out the details of four games scheduled for London.
A November 9 contest between the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks will kick off a six-week Thursday Night Football series. Now, Andy Reid’s team is the reigning AFC West champion and formidable late-season foe.
Big Blue’s home field was called Giants Stadium the last time Kansas City visited for a 27-17 Giants win on December 17, 2005.
October 8: at Browns, 1 p.m. We will know very quickly how good this Dallas offensive will be in these first three games. Perhaps lost in the Raiders-to-Vegas saga is the Chargers’ move to L.A. this season.