Because it's never too early to start planning those fall weekends . . .
Dallas Cowboys coach Bill Parcells.
Raiders at Patriots
Wide receiver Randy Moss plays his first game for Oakland in a season opener that is a rematch of the "tuck rule" playoff game that begot the Patriots' dynasty.
Jaguars at Colts
Jacksonville will try to make this game an early sign there could be a passing of the torch in the AFC South.
Giants at Chargers
Giants quarterback Eli Manning faces the team he snubbed last year, forcing the draft-day trade that sent him from San Diego to New York. Things worked out well for the Chargers, but that doesn't mean fans will be in a forgiving mood.
49ers at Cardinals
A would-be dog of a game gets a storyline because the NFL moved it to Mexico City, making it the league's first regular season game outside the United States.