NFL schedule rumors and leaks

Earlier today, it was announced that every Week 17 matchup in the 2010 NFL season would consist of divisional games.

The full NFL schedule will be released at 7 pm ET, but a few of the matchups are trickling into our domain. It's been a few months since we found out Denver and San Francisco will meet in London's Wembley Stadium on October 31. However, here is what we've learned today:

- Confirmed: The Saints will kick off the season on Thursday, September 9, at home in an NFC Championship rematch against the Vikings.

- Confirmed: The Buffalo Bills will host the Chicago Bears on November 7 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto.

- Unconfirmed: The Minnesota Vikings will visit the New York Jets in the evening matchup on Thanksgiving Day.

- Unconfirmed: The Lions will host the Patriots on Thanksgiving Day.

- Unconfirmed: The Cincinnati Bengals will host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night football on November 8.

We'll keep track of all the early confirmed and rumored leaks here. Check back often!