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The 2012 NFL Schedule has been released, as all 32 teams now know who they are playing and when each game will take place. It is always interesting to see which teams dominate the primetime slate, as well as when divisional foes first meet each other for bragging rights throughout the regular season.
While the Super Bowl champion New York Giants open up the 2012 NFL regular season on a Wednesday night so that everyone can pretend they care about what President Obama has to say the following evening, that game against the Dallas Cowboys should be a great way to kick off the upcoming campaign.
Football campaign, of course. Not that other one that has already been talked about for far too long.
Yet although the Giants vs. Cowboys is a great way to begin, it does not make my list of the Top 10 Games of the 2012 NFL Season. Without further ado, here is a look at the games that did make the cut, in order of when they take place.
1. Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos – Week 1. Last yea...
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DENVER- From that infamous footage of his fight with his longtime center Jeff Saturday to the way he controls the field, it’s impossible to buy into the idea that Peyton Manning honestly believes that he’s just a regular Joe on a 52 man roster.
That seems to be the approach he is taking to life in his new digs in Denver or at least that is what he’s projecting.
It could be...
Two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning is picking up a late-night television job.
The New York Giants' quarterback will be the host for "Saturday Night Live" on May 5.
Eli won't be the first Manning to host the show. His brother, Peyton, did it in 2007 and had a very funny ''United Way'' videotape in which he coached youngsters, hit them with passes...
The 2011 season ended in a Mile High heartbreak for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Tim Tebow and Demaryius Thomas connected on an 80-yard TD play on the first play from scrimmage in OT in a wild-card game to cut short a Steelers’ season far short of expectations.
The Steelers won’t have to wait long for another crack at Denver – although a very different QB will be under center...
The official release of the 2012 Pittsburgh Steelers schedule remains a few hours away but Gerry Dulac has reported via Twitter that the Steelers will indeed open up the 2012 season in Denver against the Denver Broncos and new quarterback Peyton Manning. The Broncos have been speculated as a possible week one opponent of the Steelers for the last several weeks.
The Steelers lost...
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will be the host for Saturday Night Live on May 5.Manning has no stage experience, although he's starred in several commercials."It's something that's been offered a few times and I've turned it down. But it seemed like the right time. I felt ready to do it and I'm excited about the opportunity," Manning said Monday...
The Denver Broncos are going to be busy transforming themselves into Peyton Manning's football team and they took another step in that direction Tuesday, signing former Colt and Bronco Brandon Stokley.
Manning and Stokley know each other well from their time together in Indy from 2003-06. Stokley was a key player in the Colts offense as a slot receiver and helped Manning put...
Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos officially started Organized Team Activities (OTAs) Monday at Dove Valley. The place was buzzing with excitement as old and new Broncos got acquainted during their first official workout with coach Luke Richesson, the new strength and conditioning coach.
The start of OTAs weren't the only news coming out of Dove Valley today as they were...
Gotta love this time of year when everyone pretends like they can count wins and losses based on some preconceived notions of what teams are and what they will be for 17 straight weeks! NFL.com isn’t very optimistic about the Browns chances.
Let’s play “Find the win so the Browns can avoid going 0-16.” They’ll be huge underdogs in every game they play against much more...
The Peyton Manning show comes to town for the second Monday night game of the season, and all eyes will be on Atlanta. High-profile matchups don't end there; the Falcons also get to run through the NFC East, visiting the Eagles and hosting the Cowboys and Giants. And two late-season matchups against the Saints present a chance to take down the perennial division leaders at perhaps...
The Texans will play a franchise-record five games on national television in 2012, including on Thanksgiving Day for the first time in team history.
The NFL released team schedules Tuesday evening and the Texans will be prominently featured, with two Sunday night games, two Monday night games and a Thanksgiving match-up at the Detroit Lions.
For the fourth consecutive season the...
One of the first things I used to find myself doing when the NFL schedule would come out is run through the Monday Night Football schedule to see what were the must-see games and which ones were merely there to take up space on the schedule.
Now, NFL fans everywhere give much the same treatment to the NFL's new marquee game, the Sunday Night game.
And with all apologies...
While everyone likely will be gunning for them, things get especially tough starting in Week 8. After visiting Peyton Manning and the Broncos, the Saints have to deal with the Eagles, 49ers and Giants, and play the rival Falcons twice. Cam Newton and the Panthers will be looking to put an exclamation point on a tough year for the Saints in Week 17.
Week 1 Sun, Sept. 9 vs. Washington...
Free agent wide receiver Brandon Stokley will catch once again catch passes from Peyton Manning, agreeing to a one-year contract with the Denver Broncos, Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network reports. Financial terms were not disclosed. Stokley spent four seasons in the middle of his career with Manning and the Indianapolis Colts, catching 139 passes for 1,916 yards and 15 touchdowns...
The Denver Broncos are getting their first taste of the hurry-up-at-altitude offense that Peyton Manning will unleash on the NFL this fall if everything keeps going well with his surgically repaired neck.