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Tuesday, March 27, 2012
What Cowboys-Giants means to NFC West

By Mike Sando
ESPN.com

The Dallas Cowboys visit the New York Giants to open the 2012 NFL regular season Sept. 5, a Wednesday.

This will be the first regular-season game of the upcoming season.

The NFL generally waits until closer to mid-April before announcing its full schedule. The defending Super Bowl champion has kicked off the schedule with a home game since 2002. The league usually announces the matchup from the NFL owners meetings, which are ongoing in West Palm Beach, Fla.

A few things to know in relation to the Cowboys-Giants announcement:
We should have the full NFL schedule in the next couple weeks.