Each year, NFL teams play each team within their division twice and they play one AFC and one NFC team on a rotational basis. To fill in the final two spots on the schedule, the teams need to take on opponents who finished in the same position in their respective positions.
So while we need to wait to find out exactly what date each game will go down, the opponents are set.
Here is a look at the New England Patriots‘ 2014 opponents:
|2014 Regular Season|
|Denver Broncos||Kansas City Chiefs|
|Oakland Raiders||San Diego Chargers|
|Chicago Bears||Green Bay Packers|
|Detroit Lions||Minnesota Vikings|
|Cincinnati Bengals||Indianapolis Colts|
|Miami Dolphins (Div.)||Miami Dolphins (Div.)|
|New York Jets (Div.)||New York Jets (Div.)|
|Buffalo Bills (Div.)||Buffalo Bills (Div.)|