2017 NFL schedule release news and rumors

The NFL will announce its 2017 regular season schedule on Thursday. But ahead of the official announcement, a picture of the schedule is already emerging. 

Below is a roundup of the latest schedule rumors and leaks as the 8 p.m. ET reveal approaches. Check back for updates. 

• WFAN's Mike Francesa revealed what he said is the New York Giants' 2017 schedule on air, featuring a visit from the Detroit Lions on Monday night football week two and a Thanksgiving Day visit to Washington, according to CBS New York.


The Washington Post's Master Tesfatsion is also reporting the Redkskins will host the Giants on Thanksgiving. It would be the first time the team hosts a game on Thanksgiving.

• The Patriots will begin their defense of their Super Bowl Championship by hosting the Chiefs, the Boston Herald's Jeff Howe reports.

• The Broncos will host the Chargers on Monday Night Football in the season's opening week, Mark Klis of 9News reports.

• A tweet from broadcaster Roberto Abramowitz indicates the game between the Patriots and Raiders in Mexico City will be played on Nov. 19.


• The Packers will open against the Seahawks, ESPN's Rob Demovsky reports

• The Bills will host the the Jets week one, the New York Post's Brian Costello reports. Costello also reports the Jets are only slated to play one primetime game, their home game against the Bills. 

This post will be updated. 

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