The Super Bowl champion New York Giants were the first team to have their home opener announced — Wednesday, September 5, against the Cowboys — and now they’re the first team to have their full 2012 schedule reported.
Mike Garafolo of the Star-Ledger got a copy of the Giants’ full 2012 schedule, which the NFL will officially unveil in an hour and a half.
We already knew that the Giants would be in a nationally televised prime time game in Week One, but it turns out they’ll be in prime time for three of the first four games of the season. They’re also on NFL Network on Thursday night, September 20, against Cam Newton and the Panthers in Week Three, and they’ll play at Philadelphia on NBC on Sunday night, September 30, in Week Four.
Here’s a detail that FOX can’t be happy about: Only one of the Giants’ first five games is on FOX.
Other details: The NFC Championship Game rematch at San Francisco is in Week Six, the playoff rematches against the Packers and Falcons are in Weeks 12 and 15, the Giants get their bye in Week 11, and they wrap up the season Week 17 at home against the Eagles.