2012 NFL Schedule: Peyton Manning Opens On Sunday Night Against Pittsburgh

The schedules have been released on NFL.com. We already knew that one Manning would be playing in primetime as the defending champs get the season opener against Dallas, on Wednesday. We now know that Peyton Manning will also open in primetime in the opening Sunday Night game, against Pittsburgh at home. Also, in the opening week, the two teams with byes in the NFC face-off as San Francisco goes to Green Bay. Baltimore and Cincinnati will meet in the early Monday Night game as part of the doubleheader to end kickoff weekend.

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