2014 NFL season to open with Packers-Seahawks


STAMFORD, Conn. – America’s No. 1 primetime television show gets “Back to Football” as NBC broadcasts 19 NFL games during the 2014 regular season, featuring: Russell Wilson and the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks hosting Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers in NFL Kickoff 2014 on Thursday, September 4; Andrew Luck and Indianapolis visiting Peyton Manning and the AFC Champion Denver Broncos in the opening Sunday Night Football game on September 7; the San Francisco 49ers grand opening of Levi’s Stadium against the Chicago Bears on September 14; and NBC’s annual Thanksgiving night game, featuring a San Francisco rematch of the down-to-the wire NFC Championship Game between the NFC West rivals Seahawks and 49ers.

In addition to kicking off the 2014 NFL season, NBC will crown the Super Bowl XLIX champion in Arizona on Sunday, February 1, 2015. NBC will also broadcast a Divisional Playoff game on the weekend of January 10-11, and a Wild Card Playoff game on the January 3-4 weekend.

Here's a rundown of the regular season schedule:
Thurs. Sept. 4
 NFL Kickoff
 Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks
Sun. Sept. 7
 Week 1
 Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos
Sun. Sept. 14
 Week 2 
 Chicago Bears at San Francisco 49ers
Sun. Sept. 21
 Week 3 
 Pittsburgh Steelers at Carolina Panthers
Sun. Sept. 28
 Week 4
 New Orleans Saints at Dallas Cowboys
*Sun. Oct. 5
 Week 5 
 Cincinnati Bengals at New England Patriots
*Sun. Oct. 12
 Week 6
 New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles
*Sun. Oct. 19
 Week 7
 San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos
*Sun. Oct. 26
 Week 8
 Green Bay Packers at New Orleans Saints
*Sun. Nov. 2
 Week 9
 Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers
*Sun. Nov. 9
 Week 10
 Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers
*Sun. Nov. 16
 Week 11
 New England Patriots at Indianapolis Colts
*Sun. Nov. 23
 Week 12
 Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants
**Thurs. Nov. 27
 Week 13
 Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers
*Sun. Nov. 30
 Week 13
 Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs
*Sun. Dec. 7
 Week 14
 New England Patriots at San Diego Chargers
*Sun. Dec. 14
 Week 15
 Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles
*Sun. Dec. 21
 Week 16
 Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals
*Sun. Dec. 28
 Week 17

*Flex Week
** Thanksgiving Night Game

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