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Tuesday, December 22, 2009
An early look at 2010 schedules

By Kevin Seifert
ESPN.com

Minnesota’s division championship has ensured the 2009 order of finish in the NFC North, giving us an opportunity to project most of each team’s 2010 schedules. Taking a cue from some quicker-witted media brethren, let’s take a look at each Black and Blue team in order of finish:

Minnesota Vikings
Home: NFC North, Dallas, New York Giants, Buffalo, Miami, Arizona
Away: NFC North, Philadelphia, Washington, New England, New York Jets, New Orleans

Green Bay Packers
Home: NFC North, Dallas, New York Giants, Buffalo, Miami, NFC West (San Francisco or Seattle)
Away: NFC North, Philadelphia, Washington, New England, New York Jets, NFC South (Atlanta or Carolina)

Chicago Bears
Home: NFC North, Philadelphia, Washington, New England, New York Jets, NFC West (San Francisco or Seattle)
Away: NFC North, Dallas, New York Giants, Buffalo, Miami, NFC South (Carolina or Atlanta)

Detroit Lions
Home: NFC North, Philadelphia, Washington, New England, New York Jets, St. Louis
Away: NFC North, Dallas, New York Giants, Buffalo, Miami, Tampa Bay