In Toronto on December 7th and the San Diego Chargers facing the New Orleans Saints on London, England on October 26th. Let’s take a look at some key games on the 2008 NFL schedule.
NFL season schedule action begins on Thursday, September 4th as the New York Giants host the Washington Redskins with new head coach Jim Zorn. The opening weekend of the NFL season schedule also includes a Super Bowl XLI rematch between the Chicago Bears and Indianapolis Colts and a Monday Night Football doubleheader on ESPN with Minnesota at Green Bay and Denver at Oakland.
The Monday night NFL season schedule for ESPN is average at best but they do conclude with the Packers hosting the Chicago Bears. Green Bay appears three times on the Monday Night NFL season schedule even without quarterback Brett Favre. The Super Bowl Champion New York Giants are only on the Monday NFL season schedule once, October 13th when the travel to Cleveland. Super Bowl runner-up New England is also only on once on the Monday NFL season schedule on October 20th as they host the Denver Broncos. The Houston Texans will make their first ever appearance on the Monday NFL season schedule on December 1st as they host the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The must-see game of the NFL season schedule is on Sunday night, November 2nd when the Indianapolis Colts host the New England Patriots. The 2008 NFL schedule has three games scheduled for Thanksgiving. The Lions play their traditional home game as they host the Titans while the Cowboys also play at home as they host the Seahawks on the NFL season schedule. The late game on the NFL Network is Arizona at Philadelphia. The NFL Network gets their first game on the 2008 NFL schedule on Thursday, November 6th with Denver at Cleveland. The NFL Network gets eight games this season on the NFL season schedule.
The 2008 NFL schedule will have four coaches making their debuts. They are the previously mentioned Jim Zorn in Washington, John Harbaugh in Baltimore, Mike Smith in Atlanta and Tony Sparano in Miami.