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2011 NFL Schedule Released In Full: Packers-Saints Opens Season On Thursday Night

The 2011 NFL schedule was unveiled Tuesday night during a 7 pm ET special on ESPN and the NFL Network, with complete 17-week schedules for all 32 teams presenting themselves. While quite a few matchups leaked out ahead of the official release, there are still plenty of interesting meetings left to sort through.

Click here for the complete 2011 NFL schedule in PDF form, and here for NFL.com's interactive version.

As expected, the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers will open the year on Thusday, Sept. 8 against the previous season's winner, the New Orleans Saints, the New York Jets will face the Dallas Cowboys in prime time on Sept. 11, and so forth.

Plenty more to come throughout the rest of the night on the 2011 NFL schedule. Wednesday morning we'll have a detailed walkthrough of each team's schedule.

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