NFL unveils 2017 regular-season schedule

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Get your calendars ready because the 2017 NFL schedule is officially upon us. The league released all the regular-season matchups Thursday for the upcoming season, which will kick off when the New England Patriots take on the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday, Sept. 7 at Gillette Stadium.

The Patriots get their long-awaited Super Bowl rematch with the Falcons in Week 7, when Atlanta travels to Gillette Stadium for a Sunday night game Oct. 22.

The Cowboys and Giants finish Sunday's Week 1 slate as the two NFC East foes battle it out in prime time while the Saints-Vikings and Chargers-Broncos face off in a Monday night doubleheader.

The Packers take on the Falcons in the Sunday night game in Week 2 as Atlanta plays its first regular-season game in Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Los Angeles Chargers get to play in front of their home fans for the first in in the regular season in Week 2, playing host to the Dolphins on Sept. 17.