Patriots-Colts open on a Thursday night
PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Super Bowl champion New England will host the Indianapolis Colts in a rematch of the AFC title game to open the 2004 NFL season on Sept. 9.
The league's third Thursday night opener will be televised by ABC as part of its "Monday Night Football" package.
Other Week 1 games announced Monday at the NFL meetings:
Green Bay at NFC champion Carolina on Monday night, Sept. 13;
Dallas at Minnesota in the featured national telecast by Fox
on Sept. 12;
and Kansas ...
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