Professional football goes live again when the NFL season will reconvene on Thursday, September 10, 2015, when the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots kick-off against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Foxborough, Mass. The NFL released the full 2015-16 regular season schedule on Tuesday night, as it hopes to follow up what was one of the greatest Super Bowl finishes in the history of the game.
Barring any highly unlikely, unprecedented expansion or contraction of the league, there will again, as is customary, be 512 regular season games played over the span of 17 weeks for you to feed your football appetite with.
You can view the entire 2015-16 NFL regular season schedule HERE.
Some important dates to keep in mind include:
Thursday, September 10, 2015 – Regular season opener
September, 13-14, 2015 – Week 1
Sunday, January 3, 2016 – Week 17
Saturday, January 9 2016 – NFL Playoffs 1st round begins
Sunday February 7, 2016 – Super Bowl 50 (Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA)
The Week 1 games are as follows:
And as Adam Schefter points out, well, we might have a doozie on our hands right out of the shoot.