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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
NFL schedule to be announced Thursday

By Field Yates

The NFL will unveil its 2013 regular season schedule on Thursday, April 18 at 8 p.m. EST, according to NFL spokesman Greg Aiello.

It was originally believed that the schedule would be released tonight during an NFL Network program. The Patriots already know their opponents and the location for their games this season, but the specific date and times during which each will be played will be unveiled on Thursday night.

Here are the Patriots' scheduled opponents for 2013.

Home: Browns, Steelers, Saints, Buccaneers, Broncos, Bills, Dolphins, Jets

Away: Ravens, Bengals, Falcons, Panthers, Texans, Bills, Dolphins, Jets