ESPN's "Monday Night Football" schedule for the 2012 NFL season will kick off with a pair of divisional rivalries. In Week 1, the Bengals will visit the Ravens, while the Raiders host the Chargers. ESPN traditionally broadcasts two "Monday Night Football" games in Week 1, with the later one on the west coast.
Peyton Manning's first "Monday Night Football" appearance as a Bronco will come in Week 2 when Denver meets the Falcons. Another intriguing game is the Week 12 matchup between the Panthers and Eagles, which will feature dynamic quarterbacks Cam Newton and Michael Vick.
The Bears will make three "Monday Night Football" appearances next season.
Here is the complete "Monday Night Football" schedule for the 2012 season:
Week 1: Bengals vs. Ravens
Week 1: Chargers vs. Raiders
Week 2: Broncos vs. Falcons
Week 4: Bears vs. Cowboys
Week 6: Broncos vs. Chargers
Week 7: Lions vs. Bears
Week 9: Eagles vs. Saints
Week 11: Bears vs. 49ers
Week 12: Panthers vs. Eagles
Week 14: Texans vs. Patriots
Week 15: Jets vs. Titans
Week 16: Falcons vs. Lions (Saturday)
Stay tuned to this StoryStream for more news and notes on the 2012 NFL schedule. Here is the 2012 NFL preseason schedule.