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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Schedule questions to soon be answered

By Bill Williamson

You can commence making your fall weekend plans at 8 p.m. ET Thursday.

The NFL has announced it will reveal the 2013 season slate at that time. We will have complete analysis of the schedule Thursday evening on the blog.

There are some intriguing matchups this year, including Denver quarterback Peyton Manning going back to Indianapolis for the first time after spending 14 years with the team, and new Kansas City coach Andy Reid going back to Philadelphia. The Eagles fired him in December after 14 seasons.

There has been speculation Denver will host Super Bowl champion Baltimore in the NFL season opener on Thursday, Sept. 5. There is also a chance the AFC West will be part of a Week 1 "Monday Night Football" doubleheader. Since the doubleheader began in 2006, the only year there hasn’t been an AFC West presence was in 2007.

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