Though we knew before who they would face in 2012, we know now when.
The NFL released schedules for the 2012 season on Tuesday. The Philadelphia Eagles have five–count ’em–five prime time games.
Philadelphia will open the season on September 9 versus the Cleveland Browns, and have their home opener the following week against the Baltimore Ravens.
You ready? The full schedule is after the break.
Thursday, August 9 vs. Pittsburgh 7:30 pm 6ABC
Monday, August 20 at New England 8:00 pm ESPN*
Friday, August 24 at Cleveland 7:30 pm 6ABC
Thursday, August 30 vs. NY Jets TBD
Sunday, September 9 at Cleveland 1:00 pm FOX
Sunday, September 16 vs. Baltimore 1:00 pm CBS
Sunday, September 23 at Arizona 4:05 pm FOX
Sunday, September 30 vs. NY Giants 8:20 pm NBC*
Sunday, October 7 at Pittsburgh 1:00 pm FOX
Sunday, October 14 vs. Detroit 1:00 pm FOX
Sunday, October 21 BYE
Sunday, October 28 vs. Atlanta 1:00 pm FOX
Monday, November 5 at New Orleans 8:30 pm ESPN*
Sunday, November 11 vs. Dallas 4:15 pm FOX*
Sunday, November 18 at Washington 1:00 pm FOX+
Monday, November 26 vs. Carolina 8:30 pm ESPN*
Sunday, December 2 at Dallas 8:20 pm NBC*+
Sunday, December 9 at Tampa Bay 1:00 pm FOX+
Thursday, December 13 vs. Cincinnati 8:20 pm NFL Network*
Sunday, December 23 vs. Washington 1:00 pm FOX+
Sunday, December 30 at Giants 1:00 pm FOX+
* nationally televised game
+ game time subject to change due to flex scheduling
I’d like to say that this makes it feel like we’re that much closer to September, but that would be lying..