Picking up where they left off in February, the two teams in
The league released its schedule Wednesday, revealing the defending champion
Among the other highlights of the 2014 schedule:
•A Super Bowl rematch comes early, with Seattle playing host to Denver in Week 3. The Broncos have a particularly challenging start, playing Indianapolis and Kansas City at home before heading west to face the Seahawks.
•Thanksgiving features three
•Three London games, one each in the first three months — Miami-Oakland on Sept. 28, Detroit-Atlanta on Oct. 26, and Dallas-Jacksonville on Nov. 9. Looking to test its draw on Sunday morning (on the East Coast), the league has scheduled a 6:30 a.m. Pacific time kickoff for
•For the first time, CBS and
•Week 16 features a Saturday doubleheader — San Diego-San Francisco and Philadelphia-Washington — although the league has yet to say which will be played first.
•For the first time, games in Week 5 through Week 10 can be flexed from Sunday afternoon to night, with a limit of two. Beginning with Week 11, a Sunday game can be moved to prime time each week.