Green Bay, Wis. (WXOW) It is one of the biggest days of the off season, schedule-release day.
Fans and teams can map out the road to the Super Bowl.
The Packers open the entire NFL season with a Thursday night kickoff at Chicago Thursday, September 5.
The home opener in week two is against the Vikings.
That’s the first of three straight home games, a stretch that includes Denver and Philadelphia.
In fact, the Packers will play five of their first seven at home, so it’s a chance for new head coach Matt La Fleur to get off to a good start.
Green Bay closes out the first half with a Sunday night match-up at Kansas City and Patrick Mahomes.
That will begin stretch of four road games in six weeks.
Green Bay will have two homes games in December, including a re-match with the Bears on December 15.
Then they close out the regular season with two tough road games, at Minnesota on Monday Night Football December 23, and at Detroit.