September 2, 2011 in Sports

NFL week by week

9/11 tribute

 The NFL will salute “the American spirit” during its games on the first full day of the season, Sept. 11.

 Pregame tributes will be synchronized on CBS and Fox telecasts and shown on videoboards in each stadium hosting games. Coaches, players and local first responders will hold field-length American flags for the playing of the national anthem.

 A video introduction followed by performances of “Taps” from near the sites of the attacks, and moments of silence also will be included

All Times Pacific (x-Subject to change)

First Week

Thursday, Sept. 8

New Orleans at Green Bay, 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 11

Pittsburgh at Baltimore, 10 a.m.

Atlanta at Chicago, 10 a.m.

Cincinnati at Cleveland, 10 a.m.

Indianapolis at Houston, 10 a.m.

Tennessee at Jacksonville, 10 a.m.

Buffalo at Kansas City, 10 a.m.

Philadelphia at St. Louis, 10 a.m.

Detroit at Tampa Bay, 10 a.m.

Carolina at Arizona, 1:15 p.m.

Minnesota at San Diego, 1:15 p.m.

Seattle at San Francisco, 1:15 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at Washington, 1:15 p.m.

Dallas at N.Y. Jets, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 12

New England at Miami, 4 p.m.

Oakland at Denver, 7:15 p.m.

Second Week

Sunday, Sept. 18

Oakland at Buffalo, 10 a.m.

Green Bay at Carolina, 10 a.m.

Kansas City at Detroit, 10 a.m.

Cleveland at Indianapolis, 10 a.m.

Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 10 a.m.

Chicago at New Orleans, 10 a.m.

Jacksonville at N.Y. Jets, 10 a.m.

Seattle at Pittsburgh, 10 a.m.

Baltimore at Tennessee, 10 a.m.

Arizona at Washington, 10 a.m.

Dallas at San Francisco, 1:05 p.m.

Cincinnati at Denver, 1:15 p.m.

Houston at Miami, 1:15 p.m.

San Diego at New England, 1:15 p.m.

Philadelphia at Atlanta, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 19

St. Louis at N.Y. Giants, 5:30 p.m.

Third Week

Sunday, Sept. 25

New England at Buffalo, 10 a.m.

Jacksonville at Carolina, 10 a.m.

San Francisco at Cincinnati, 10 a.m.

Miami at Cleveland, 10 a.m.

Detroit at Minnesota, 10 a.m.

Houston at New Orleans, 10 a.m.

N.Y. Giants at Philadelphia, 10 a.m.

Denver at Tennessee, 10 a.m.

N.Y. Jets at Oakland, 1:05 p.m.

Baltimore at St. Louis, 1:05 p.m.

Kansas City at San Diego, 1:05 p.m.

Green Bay at Chicago, 1:15 p.m.

Arizona at Seattle, 1:15 p.m.

Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 1:15 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Indianapolis, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 26

Washington at Dallas, 5:30 p.m.

Fourth Week

Sunday, Oct. 2

Carolina at Chicago, 10 a.m.

Buffalo at Cincinnati, 10 a.m.

Tennessee at Cleveland, 10 a.m.

Detroit at Dallas, 10 a.m.

Pittsburgh at Houston, 10 a.m.

New Orleans at Jacksonville, 10 a.m.

Minnesota at Kansas City, 10 a.m.

San Francisco at Philadelphia, 10 a.m.

Washington at St. Louis, 10 a.m.

N.Y. Giants at Arizona, 1:05 p.m.

Atlanta at Seattle, 1:05 p.m.

Denver at Green Bay, 1:15 p.m.

New England at Oakland, 1:15 p.m.

Miami at San Diego, 1:15 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Baltimore, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 3

Indianapolis at Tampa Bay, 5:30 p.m.

Fifth Week

Sunday, Oct. 9

(Byes: Baltimore, Cleveland, Dallas, Miami, St. Louis, Washington)

Philadelphia at Buffalo, 10 a.m.

New Orleans at Carolina, 10 a.m.

Oakland at Houston, 10 a.m.

Kansas City at Indianapolis, 10 a.m.

Cincinnati at Jacksonville, 10 a.m.

Arizona at Minnesota, 10 a.m.

Seattle at N.Y. Giants, 10 a.m.

Tennessee at Pittsburgh, 10 a.m.

Tampa Bay at San Francisco, 1:05 p.m.

San Diego at Denver, 1:15 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at New England, 1:15 p.m.

Green Bay at Atlanta, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 10

Chicago at Detroit, 5:30 p.m.

Sixth Week

Sunday, Oct. 16

(Byes: Arizona, Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Seattle, Tennessee)

Carolina at Atlanta, 10 a.m.

Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 10 a.m.

San Francisco at Detroit, 10 a.m.

St. Louis at Green Bay, 10 a.m.

Buffalo at N.Y. Giants, 10 a.m.

Jacksonville at Pittsburgh, 10 a.m.

Philadelphia at Washington, 10 a.m.

Houston at Baltimore, 1:05 p.m.

Cleveland at Oakland, 1:05 p.m.

Dallas at New England, 1:15 p.m.

New Orleans at Tampa Bay, 1:15 p.m.

Minnesota at Chicago, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 17

Miami at N.Y. Jets, 5:30 p.m.

Seventh Week

Sunday, Oct. 23

(Byes: Buffalo, Cincinnati, New England, N.Y. Giants, Philadelphia, San Francisco)

Washington at Carolina, 10 a.m.

Seattle at Cleveland, 10 a.m.

Atlanta at Detroit, 10 a.m.

Denver at Miami, 10 a.m.

San Diego at N.Y. Jets, 10 a.m.

Chicago vs. Tampa Bay at London, 10 a.m.

Houston at Tennessee, 10 a.m.

Pittsburgh at Arizona, 1:05 p.m.

Kansas City at Oakland, 1:05 p.m.

St. Louis at Dallas, 1:15 p.m.

Green Bay at Minnesota, 1:15 p.m.

Indianapolis at New Orleans, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 24

Baltimore at Jacksonville, 5:30 p.m.

Eighth Week

Sunday, Oct. 30

(Byes: Atlanta, Chicago, Green Bay, N.Y. Jets, Oakland, Tampa Bay)

Arizona at Baltimore, 10 a.m.

Minnesota at Carolina, 10 a.m.

Jacksonville at Houston, 10 a.m.

Miami at N.Y. Giants, 10 a.m.

New Orleans at St. Louis, 10 a.m.

Indianapolis at Tennessee, 10 a.m.

Washington vs. Buffalo @ Toronto, 1:05 p.m.

Detroit at Denver, 1:05 p.m.

New England at Pittsburgh, 1:15 p.m.

Cleveland at San Francisco, 1:15 p.m.

Cincinnati at Seattle, 1:15 p.m.

Dallas at Philadelphia, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 31

San Diego at Kansas City, 5:30 p.m.

Ninth Week

Sunday, Nov. 6

(Byes: Carolina, Detroit, Jacksonville, Minnesota)

N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, 10 a.m.

Seattle at Dallas, 10 a.m.

Cleveland at Houston, 10 a.m.

Atlanta at Indianapolis, 10 a.m.

Miami at Kansas City, 10 a.m.

Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 10 a.m.

San Francisco at Washington, 10 a.m.

Denver at Oakland, 1:05 p.m.

Cincinnati at Tennessee, 1:05 p.m.

St. Louis at Arizona, 1:15 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at New England, 1:15 p.m.

Green Bay at San Diego, 1:15 p.m.

Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 7

Chicago at Philadelphia, 5:30 p.m.

10th Week

Thursday, Nov. 10

Oakland at San Diego, 5:20 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 13

New Orleans at Atlanta, 10 a.m.

Tennessee at Carolina, 10 a.m.

Detroit at Chicago, 10 a.m.

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 10 a.m.

St. Louis at Cleveland, 10 a.m.

Buffalo at Dallas, 10 a.m.

Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 10 a.m.

Denver at Kansas City, 10 a.m.

Washington at Miami, 10 a.m.

Arizona at Philadelphia, 10 a.m.

Houston at Tampa Bay, 10 a.m.

Baltimore at Seattle, 1:05 p.m.

N.Y. Giants at San Francisco, 1:15 p.m.

x-New England at N.Y. Jets, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 14

Minnesota at Green Bay, 5:30 p.m.

11th Week

Thursday, Nov. 17

(Byes: Houston, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Pittsburgh)

N.Y. Jets at Denver, 5:20 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 20

Tennessee at Atlanta, 10 a.m.

Cincinnati at Baltimore, 10 a.m.

Jacksonville at Cleveland, 10 a.m.

Carolina at Detroit, 10 a.m.

Tampa Bay at Green Bay, 10 a.m.

Buffalo at Miami, 10 a.m.

Oakland at Minnesota, 10 a.m.

Dallas at Washington, 10 a.m.

Seattle at St. Louis, 1:05 p.m.

Arizona at San Francisco, 1:05 p.m.

San Diego at Chicago, 1:15 p.m.

x-Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 21

Kansas City at New England, 5:30 p.m.

12th Week

Thursday, Nov. 24

Green Bay at Detroit, 9:30 a.m.

Miami at Dallas, 1:15 p.m.

San Francisco at Baltimore, 5:20 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 27

Minnesota at Atlanta, 10 a.m.

Cleveland at Cincinnati, 10 a.m.

Carolina at Indianapolis, 10 a.m.

Houston at Jacksonville, 10 a.m.

Buffalo at N.Y. Jets, 10 a.m.

Arizona at St. Louis, 10 a.m.

Tampa Bay at Tennessee, 10 a.m.

Chicago at Oakland, 1:05 p.m.

Washington at Seattle, 1:05 p.m.

New England at Philadelphia, 1:15 p.m.

Denver at San Diego, 1:15 p.m.

x-Pittsburgh at Kansas City, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 28

N.Y. Giants at New Orleans, 5:30 p.m.

13th Week

Thursday, Dec. 1

Philadelphia at Seattle, 5:20 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 4

Tennessee at Buffalo, 10 a.m.

Kansas City at Chicago, 10 a.m.

Baltimore at Cleveland, 10 a.m.

Atlanta at Houston, 10 a.m.

Oakland at Miami, 10 a.m.

Detroit at New Orleans, 10 a.m.

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 10 a.m.

Carolina at Tampa Bay, 10 a.m.

N.Y. Jets at Washington, 10 a.m.

Denver at Minnesota, 1:05 p.m.

Dallas at Arizona, 1:15 p.m.

Green Bay at N.Y. Giants, 1:15 p.m.

St. Louis at San Francisco, 1:15 p.m.

x-Indianapolis at New England, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 5

San Diego at Jacksonville, 5:30 p.m.

14th Week

Thursday, Dec. 8

Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 5:20 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 11

Indianapolis at Baltimore, 10 a.m.

Atlanta at Carolina, 10 a.m.

Houston at Cincinnati, 10 a.m.

Minnesota at Detroit, 10 a.m.

Oakland at Green Bay, 10 a.m.

Tampa Bay at Jacksonville, 10 a.m.

Philadelphia at Miami, 10 a.m.

Kansas City at N.Y. Jets, 10 a.m.

New Orleans at Tennessee, 10 a.m.

New England at Washington, 10 a.m.

San Francisco at Arizona, 1:05 p.m.

Chicago at Denver, 1:05 p.m.

Buffalo at San Diego, 1:15 p.m.

x-N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 12

St. Louis at Seattle, 5:30 p.m.

15th Week

Thursday, Dec. 15

Jacksonville at Atlanta, 5:20 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 17

Dallas at Tampa Bay, 5:20 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 18

Miami at Buffalo, 10 a.m.

Seattle at Chicago, 10 a.m.

Carolina at Houston, 10 a.m.

Tennessee at Indianapolis, 10 a.m.

Green Bay at Kansas City, 10 a.m.

New Orleans at Minnesota, 10 a.m.

Washington at N.Y. Giants, 10 a.m.

Cincinnati at St. Louis, 10 a.m.

Detroit at Oakland, 1:05 p.m.

Cleveland at Arizona, 1:15 p.m.

New England at Denver, 1:15 p.m.

N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia, 1:15 p.m.

x-Baltimore at San Diego, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 19

Pittsburgh at San Francisco, 5:30 p.m.

16th Week

Thursday, Dec. 22

Houston at Indianapolis, 5:20 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 24

Cleveland at Baltimore, 10 a.m.

Denver at Buffalo, 10 a.m.

Tampa Bay at Carolina, 10 a.m.

Arizona at Cincinnati, 10 a.m.

Oakland at Kansas City, 10 a.m.

Miami at New England, 10 a.m.

N.Y. Giants at N.Y. Jets, 10 a.m.

St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 10 a.m.

Jacksonville at Tennessee, 10 a.m.

Minnesota at Washington, 10 a.m.

San Diego at Detroit, 1:05 p.m.

Philadelphia at Dallas, 1:15 p.m.

San Francisco at Seattle, 1:15 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 25

Chicago at Green Bay, 5:20 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 26

Atlanta at New Orleans, 5:30 p.m.

17th Week

Sunday, Jan. 1

Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 10 a.m.

Baltimore at Cincinnati, 10 a.m.

Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 10 a.m.

Detroit at Green Bay, 10 a.m.

Tennessee at Houston, 10 a.m.

Indianapolis at Jacksonville, 10 a.m.

N.Y. Jets at Miami, 10 a.m.

Chicago at Minnesota, 10 a.m.

Buffalo at New England, 10 a.m.

Carolina at New Orleans, 10 a.m.

Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 10 a.m.

Washington at Philadelphia, 10 a.m.

San Francisco at St. Louis, 10 a.m.

Seattle at Arizona, 1:15 p.m.

Kansas City at Denver, 1:15 p.m.

San Diego at Oakland, 1:15 p.m.

Note: Sunday night game to be determined


Saturday, Jan. 7

AFC and NFC Wild Card Playoffs (NBC)

Sunday, Jan. 8

AFC Wild Card Playoff (CBS)

NFC Wild Card Playoff (FOX)

Saturday, Jan. 14

AFC Divisional Playoff (CBS)

NFC Divisional Playoff (FOX)

Sunday, Jan. 15

AFC Divisional Playoff (CBS)

NFC Divisional Playoff (FOX)

Sunday, Jan. 22

AFC Championship Game (CBS)

NFC Championship Game (FOX)

Sunday, Jan. 29

Pro Bowl at Honolulu (NBC)

Sunday, Feb. 5

Super Bowl at Indianapolis (NBC)

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