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NFL releases Saints 2011 schedule

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -

The NFL announced Tuesday that the New Orleans Saints will play the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in the 2011 NFL Kickoff Game on Thursday, September 8. The game will be televised on KPLC.

The NFL released the entire 2011 NFL schedule Tuesday evening. Here is a look at the rest of the Saints schedule for the upcoming season.

Date Opponent Kickoff TV
Sept 8 at Green Bay Packers Thursday 7:30 pm NBC
Sept 18 CHICAGO BEARS Noon FOX
Sept 25 HOUSTON TEXANS Noon CBS
Oct 2 at Jacksonville Jaguars Noon FOX
Oct 9 at Carolina Panthers Noon FOX
Oct 16 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers         3:15 pm FOX
Oct 23 INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 7:20 pm NBC
Oct 30 at St. Louis Rams Noon FOX
Nov 6 TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS Noon FOX
Nov 13 at Atlanta Falcons Noon FOX
Nov 20 BYE    
Nov 28 NEW YORK GIANTS Monday 7:30 pm ESPN
Dec 4 DETROIT LIONS Noon FOX
Dec 11 at Tennessee Titans Noon FOX
Dec 18 at Minnesota Vikings Noon FOX
Dec 26 ATLANTA FALCONS Monday 7:30 pm ESPN
Jan 1 CAROLINA PANTHERS Noon FOX

*The season again will utilize "flexible scheduling" in weeks 10-15 and 17. In weeks 10-16, the schedule lists the games tentatively set for Sunday Night Football on NBC. Only Sunday afternoon games are eligible to be moved to Sunday night, in which case the tentatively scheduled Sunday night game would be moved to an afternoon start time. Flexible scheduling will not be applied to games airing on Thursday, Saturday or Monday nights.

To see the entire NFL schedule for 2011, check it out on NFL.com

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