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Next year's NFL opener....

BillKo : 2/4/2019 2:00 pm
NE versus

1. Pitt
2. Dallas or
3. your Football Giants?

I think Dallas will get that invite.
I think  
djstat : 2/4/2019 2:02 pm : link
0 chance of the Giants being in that game
Id Think  
Trainmaster : 2/4/2019 2:02 pm : link
KC
Maybe the Browns...  
teso56 : 2/4/2019 2:03 pm : link
I think the Browns are an intriguing and interesting choice. Old vs Young, Mayfield vs Brady, Belichik old team..etc...

I think that opener gets high ratings no matter who the opponent is. Any of the games listed would be great but would also be highly rated Sunday Night game.
KC is a good one too....  
BillKo : 2/4/2019 2:04 pm : link
..although KC has been at NE twice already in the last two years.

For some reason, Pro Football Reference doesn't have the site of that game determined.
it's possible  
PaulBlakeTSU : 2/4/2019 2:04 pm : link
that because it's the 100th anniversary of the NFL, that the season opens with older franchises and not the Patriots. Perhaps Packers-Bears. Bears and Cardinals are the only two original franchises, but that doesn't seem like a draw.
They'll save  
The Dude : 2/4/2019 2:07 pm : link
NYG vs NE for SNF sometime during the year
RE: KC is a good one too....  
Mad Mike : 2/4/2019 2:08 pm : link
In comment 14287035 BillKo said:
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..although KC has been at NE twice already in the last two years.

For some reason, Pro Football Reference doesn't have the site of that game determined.

It's at NE again next year. I think that'll be the choice, though it was also the season opener in 2017.
RE: it's possible  
cjac : 2/4/2019 2:11 pm : link
In comment 14287036 PaulBlakeTSU said:
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that because it's the 100th anniversary of the NFL, that the season opens with older franchises and not the Patriots. Perhaps Packers-Bears. Bears and Cardinals are the only two original franchises, but that doesn't seem like a draw.


its always the super bowl winner, you think they change that tradition?
They try to make these marquis matchups  
Mike from Ohio : 2/4/2019 2:12 pm : link
Why would they schedule the Giants who only won 5 games?

"Football is back! Watch the Patriots destroy a bad team so you can go do something else starting at halftime!"
RE: RE: it's possible  
jestersdead : 2/4/2019 2:23 pm : link
In comment 14287047 cjac said:
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In comment 14287036 PaulBlakeTSU said:


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that because it's the 100th anniversary of the NFL, that the season opens with older franchises and not the Patriots. Perhaps Packers-Bears. Bears and Cardinals are the only two original franchises, but that doesn't seem like a draw.



its always the super bowl winner, you think they change that tradition?

This is being discussed on the NE to NFC East thread. Being discussed that its the Bears vs Packers to honor 100 years.
link - ( New Window )
Please not  
rocco8112 : 2/4/2019 2:37 pm : link
the Giants. The Giants need to win week one next year.

Seriously, if they drop the first two again next year it will be bad.
Jerra will not miss an opportunity to get max publicity for the  
SterlingArcher : 2/4/2019 2:43 pm : link
himself and the cowturds!
prob the giants  
Mr. Nickels : 2/4/2019 3:24 pm : link
the Pitt game is always in December.
RE: it's possible  
Mr. Nickels : 2/4/2019 3:25 pm : link
In comment 14287036 PaulBlakeTSU said:
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that because it's the 100th anniversary of the NFL, that the season opens with older franchises and not the Patriots. Perhaps Packers-Bears. Bears and Cardinals are the only two original franchises, but that doesn't seem like a draw.


Maybe we get a double header Packers Bears and Patriots Giants
RE: RE: it's possible  
Mad Mike : 2/4/2019 4:14 pm : link
In comment 14287175 Mr. Nickels said:
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Maybe we get a double header Packers Bears and Patriots Giants

If you're doing a doubleheader, doesn't one game have to be west coast, or at least mountain time?
Texans or Chiefs would be my guess.  
MOOPS : 2/4/2019 4:31 pm : link
.
Cowboys.  
CT Charlie : 2/4/2019 4:33 pm : link
Biggest national audience.
With the reigning  
Dave on the UWS : 2/4/2019 8:55 pm : link
ROY the Giants make an attractive opponent
Patriots vs Saints  
spike : 2/4/2019 9:12 pm : link
or at least I wish
It will be  
GeorgeAdams33 : 2/4/2019 10:29 pm : link
Patriots @ Eagles
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