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2012 NFL Schedule: Week 1 Opens With Cowboys And Giants

The defending Super Bowl champions host one of their fiercest rivals Wednesday night as Week 1 of the 2012 NFL season is finally upon us.

The Dallas Cowboys travel to New Jersey to face the New York Giants in a rare Wednesday-night opener that was pushed up from the normal Thursday-night start to avoid conflicting with coverage of the Democratic National Convention.

NBC will televise the game nationally, with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m. Here's the entire Week 1 schedule:

Wednesday, Sept. 5

  • Cowboys at Giants, 7:30 p.m., NBC

Sunday , Sept. 9

Monday, Sept. 10


For more on the NFL schedule, visit SI.com.

For more on the Cowboys, be sure to visit Blogging The Boys. And, for additional pro football coverage, head over to SB Nation's NFL hub.

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