(Undated) — The NFL has released its full slate of 272 regular season games. The defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs kick off the season on September 7th for Thursday Night Football against the Detroit Lions at Arrowhead Stadium. Christmas Day will feature a triple header with the Chiefs hosting the Las Vegas Raiders, the Eagles welcoming the New York Giants to Lincoln Financial Field and the Baltimore Ravens squaring off against the 49ers at Levi’s Stadium.
The Minnesota Vikings open up the season with a home game against the Brady-less Buccaneers on September 10th. The Vikings have five prime time games during the year, including a Thursday Night Football game against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week Two. Minnesota wraps up the season against Detroit during the first week of January.
In other Vikings news, the team signed defensive back Jay Ward to his rookie deal yesterday.