NFL: 2010 home and away opponents

Updated: April 19, 2010, 2:05 PM ET
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The official 2010 schedule, with playing dates and times, will be announced April 20.

NFL Kickoff 2010 Weekend will begin on Thursday night, Sept. 9, and the regular season will conclude Jan. 2.

Wild-card Weekend will be Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 8-9. Divisional playoff games will be Jan. 15-16. AFC and NFC championship games will be Sunday, Jan. 23.

The 2011 Pro Bowl will be played at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu at a date to be determined.

Super Bowl XLV at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas will be played on Sun., Feb. 6.

Every team within a division plays 16 games as follows:

  • Home and away against its three division opponents (six games).

  • The four teams from another division within its conference on a rotating three-year cycle (four games).

  • The four teams from a division in the other conference on a rotating four-year cycle (four games).

  • Two intraconference games based on the prior year's standings. These games match a first-place team against the first-place teams in the two same-conference divisions the team is not scheduled to play that season. The second-place, third-place, and fourth-place teams in a conference are matched in the same way each year.

    AFC EAST

    1. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

    Home: Buffalo, Miami, New York Jets, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Green Bay, Minnesota

    Away: Buffalo, Miami, New York Jets, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, San Diego, Chicago, Detroit

    2. NEW YORK JETS

    Home: Buffalo, Miami, New England, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Houston, Green Bay, Minnesota

    Away: Buffalo, Miami, New England, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Denver, Chicago, Detroit

    3. MIAMI DOLPHINS

    Home: Buffalo, New England, New York Jets, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Tennessee, Chicago, Detroit

    Away: Buffalo, New England, New York Jets, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Oakland, Green Bay, Minnesota

    4. BUFFALO BILLS

    Home: Miami, New England, New York Jets, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Jacksonville, Chicago, Detroit

    Away: Miami, New England, New York, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Kansas, Green Bay, Minnesota

    AFC NORTH

    1. CINCINNATI BENGALS

    Home: Baltimore, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Miami, San Diego, New Orleans, Tampa Bay

    Away: Baltimore, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, New England, New York Jets, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Carolina

    2. BALTIMORE RAVENS

    Home: Cincinnati, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Miami, Denver, New Orleans, Tampa Bay

    Away: Cincinnati, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, New England, New York Jets, Houston, Atlanta, Carolina

    3. PITTSBURGH STEELERS

    Home: Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland, New England, New York Jets, Oakland, Atlanta, Carolina

    Away: Baltimore, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Buffalo, Miami, Tennessee, New Orleans, Tampa Bay

    4. CLEVELAND BROWNS

    Home: Baltimore, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, New England, New York Jets, Kansas City, Atlanta, Carolina

    Away: Baltimore, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Miami, Jacksonville, New Orleans, Tampa Bay

    AFC SOUTH

    1. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

    Home: Houston, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Kansas City, San Diego, Cincinnati, Dallas, New York Giants

    Away: Houston, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Denver, Oakland, New England, Philadelphia, Washington

    2. HOUSTON TEXANS

    Home: Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Kansas City, San Diego, Baltimore, Dallas, New York Giants

    Away: Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Denver, Oakland, New York Jets, Philadelphia, Washington

    3. TENNESSEE TITANS

    Home: Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Denver, Oakland, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Washington

    Away: Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, San Diego, Miami, Dallas, New York Giants

    4. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

    Home: Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Denver, Oakland, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Washington

    Away: Houston, Indianapolis, Tennessee, Kansas City, San Diego, Buffalo, Dallas, New York Giants

    AFC WEST

    1. SAN DIEGO CHARGERS Home: Denver, Kansas City, Oakland, Jacksonville, Tennessee, New England, Arizona, San Francisco

    Away: Denver, Kansas City, Oakland, Houston, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Seattle

    2. DENVER BRONCOS

    Home: Kansas City, Oakland, San Diego, Houston, Indianapolis, New York Jets, St. Louis, Seattle

    Away: Kansas City, Oakland, San Diego, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Baltimore, Arizona, San Francisco

    3. OAKLAND RAIDERS

    Home: Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Houston, Indianapolis, Miami, St. Louis, Seattle

    Away: Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Pittsburgh, Arizona, San Francisco

    4. KANSAS CITY

    Home: Denver, Oakland, San Diego, Jacksonville, Tennessee, Buffalo, Arizona, San Francisco

    Away: Denver, Oakland, San Diego, Houston, Indianapolis, Cleveland, St. Louis, Seattle

    NFC EAST

    1. DALLAS COWBOYS

    Home: New York Giants, Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, Jacksonville, Tennessee

    Away: New York Giants, Philadelphia, Washington, Green Bay, Minnesota, Arizona, Houston, Indianapolis

    2. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

    Home: Dallas, New York Giants, Washington, Green Bay, Minnesota, Atlanta, Houston, Indianapolis

    Away: Dallas, New York Giants, Washington, Chicago, Detroit, San Francisco, Jacksonville, Tennessee

    3. NEW YORK GIANTS

    Home: Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago, Detroit, Carolina, Jacksonville, Tennessee

    Away: Dallas, Philadelphia, Washington, Green Bay, Minnesota, Seattle, Houston, Indianapolis

    4. WASHINGTON REDSKINS

    Home: Dallas, New York Giants, Philadelphia, Green Bay, Minnesota, Tampa Bay, Houston, Indianapolis

    Away: Dallas, New York Giants, Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, St. Louis, Jacksonville, Tennessee

    NFC NORTH

    1. MINNESOTA VIKINGS

    Home: Chicago, Detroit, Green Bay, Dallas, New York Giants, Arizona, Buffalo, Miami

    Away: Chicago, Detroit, Green Bay, Philadelphia, Washington, New Orleans, New England, New York Jets

    2. GREEN BAY PACKERS

    Home: Chicago, Detroit, Minnesota, Dallas, New York Giants, San Francisco, Buffalo, Miami

    Away: Chicago, Detroit, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Washington, Atlanta, New England, New York Jets

    3. CHICAGO BEARS

    Home: Detroit, Green Bay, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Washington, Seattle, New England, New York Jets

    Away: Detroit, Green Bay, Minnesota, Dallas, New York Giants, Carolina, Buffalo, Miami

    4. DETROIT LIONS

    Home: Chicago, Green Bay, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Washington, St. Louis, New England, New York Jets

    Away: Chicago, Green Bay, Minnesota, Dallas, New York Giants, Tampa Bay, Buffalo, Miami

    NFC SOUTH

    1. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

    Home: Atlanta, Carolina, Tampa Bay, St. Louis, Seattle, Minnesota, Cleveland, Pittsburgh

    Away: Atlanta, Carolina, Tampa Bay, Arizona, San Francisco, Dallas, Baltimore, Cincinnati

    2. ATLANTA FALCONS

    Home: Carolina, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Arizona, San Francisco, Green Bay, Baltimore, Cincinnati

    Away: Carolina, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, St. Louis, Seattle, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Pittsburgh

    3. CAROLINA PANTHERS

    Home: Atlanta, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Arizona, San Francisco, Chicago, Baltimore, Cincinnati

    Away: Atlanta, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, St. Louis, Seattle, New York Giants, Cleveland, Pittsburgh

    4. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

    Home: Atlanta, Carolina, New Orleans, St. Louis, Seattle, Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh

    Away: Atlanta, Carolina, New Orleans, Arizona, San Francisco, Washington, Baltimore, Cincinnati

    NFC WEST

    1. ARIZONA CARDINALS

    Home: St. Louis, San Francisco, Seattle, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Dallas, Denver, Oakland

    Away: St. Louis, San Francisco, Seattle, Atlanta, Carolina, Minnesota, Kansas City, San Diego

    2. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

    Home: Arizona, St. Louis, Seattle, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Philadelphia, Denver, Oakland

    Away: Arizona, St. Louis, Seattle, Atlanta, Carolina, Green Bay, Kansas City, San Diego

    3. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

    Home: Arizona, San Francisco, St. Louis, Atlanta, Carolina, New York Giants, Kansas City, San Diego

    Away: Arizona, San Francisco, St. Louis, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Chicago, Denver, Oakland

    4. ST. LOUIS RAMS

    Home: Arizona, San Francisco, Seattle, Atlanta, Carolina, Washington, Kansas City, San Diego

    Away: Arizona, San Francisco, Seattle, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Detroit, Denver, Oakland