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2018 Schedule

Post by akvikingsfan » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:09 pm

2018 Schedule just got released. Here it is:

Week 1: 49ers
Week 2: @Packers
Week 3: Bills
Week 4: @Rams (Thursday Night)
Week 5: @Eagles
Week 6: Cardinals
Week 7: @Jets
Week 8: Saints (Sunday Night)
Week 9: Lions
Week 10: Bye
Week 11: @Bears
Week 12: Packers (Sunday Night)
Week 13: @Patriots
Week 14: @Seahawks (Monday Night)
Week 15: Dolphins
Week 16: @Lions
Week 17: Bears
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Re: 2018 Schedule

Post by dead_poet » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:11 pm

Not awful. Weeks 11-14 are tough (yes, I'm putting Chicago in there on purpose). I like the later bye.
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Re: 2018 Schedule

Post by akvikingsfan » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:15 pm

Thoughts:
- 4 prime time games. Guess thats what happens when you go 13-3 and make the NFCC
- Surprised the opening game isn't @Eagles
- Love that theres a long week before the Eagles game
- Surprised they're not @Packers late in the season
- No 3 road game stretches, so that's nice.

Overall, looks like a good schedule. I think 12-4 is possible. After the draft I'll do my annual way to early predictions.
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Re: 2018 Schedule

Post by jackal » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:33 pm

Man two brutal roads will 6000 miles of travel
Rams and New England starts both
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Post by S197 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:50 pm

Late bye and not playing when the tundra is frozen is nice.

Bears to end the season again? Is this becoming a tradition?

Playing the Rams early is probably better, less time for their players to gel.
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Re: 2018 Schedule

Post by J. Kapp 11 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:55 pm

Did you guys see New England's schedule?

It's ridiculous. All their tough games except for Jacksonville are at home. I can't stand that team.

This is a pretty tough schedule that we have. No surprise, given our record last year. Even the opener against the 49ers is no picnic. Hopefully our defense and crowd can fluster Jimmy GQ.
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Re: 2018 Schedule

Post by jackal » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:07 pm

I honestly think time and success is catching
up to New England. Would love to see them
fall apart.
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Post by PurpleKoolaid » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:28 pm

J. Kapp 11 wrote:Did you guys see New England's schedule?

It's ridiculous. All their tough games except for Jacksonville are at home. I can't stand that team.

This is a pretty tough schedule that we have. No surprise, given our record last year. Even the opener against the 49ers is no picnic. Hopefully our defense and crowd can fluster Jimmy GQ.
I seriously think the NFL and the Refs favor them. No proof or outright examples, its really annoying.
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Re: 2018 Schedule

Post by PurpleKoolaid » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:31 pm

That schedule is really tough. Looks tougher then last years. One good thing is we dont play any critical games late in the season that are outdoors, or cold. Sometimes it sucks being a dome team. But its better then how weather can effect the game, instead of the players/coaching.
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Post by kidfozzy. » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:04 pm

Being a Las Vegas guy all my life, I may attend my first ever NFL game, 9/27 @ LA!!!
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Post by jackal » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:06 pm

Yeah my son and I were thinking about
the Rams game too it's a full drive from
nothern California.
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Re: 2018 Schedule

Post by PurpleMustReign » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:08 pm

I can't believe we aren't in GB in December . It felt like 10 years in a row we did that. Its a tough schedule. But a doable one, imo.

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Re: 2018 Schedule

Post by PurpleMustReign » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:08 pm

PurpleKoolaid wrote:
J. Kapp 11 wrote:Did you guys see New England's schedule?

It's ridiculous. All their tough games except for Jacksonville are at home. I can't stand that team.

This is a pretty tough schedule that we have. No surprise, given our record last year. Even the opener against the 49ers is no picnic. Hopefully our defense and crowd can fluster Jimmy GQ.
I seriously think the NFL and the Refs favor them. No proof or outright examples, its really annoying.
It's a rotation basis. How could they possibly favor them? They have known the majority of the xchedule for like 6 years.

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Post by S197 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:40 pm

J. Kapp 11 wrote:Did you guys see New England's schedule?

It's ridiculous. All their tough games except for Jacksonville are at home. I can't stand that team.

This is a pretty tough schedule that we have. No surprise, given our record last year. Even the opener against the 49ers is no picnic. Hopefully our defense and crowd can fluster Jimmy GQ.
Part of it is the AFC is a weaker conference. Look at last year, the Patriots got to play the Titans and the Jags to get to the SB. They had, what, three 9-7 teams make the playoffs? The NFC had zero.

Compare that to the NFC. Eagles, Saints, Falcons, Rams, Carolina... It's pretty lopsided.
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Re: 2018 Schedule

Post by J. Kapp 11 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:49 pm

PurpleMustReign wrote:
PurpleKoolaid wrote:
J. Kapp 11 wrote:Did you guys see New England's schedule?

It's ridiculous. All their tough games except for Jacksonville are at home. I can't stand that team.

This is a pretty tough schedule that we have. No surprise, given our record last year. Even the opener against the 49ers is no picnic. Hopefully our defense and crowd can fluster Jimmy GQ.
I seriously think the NFL and the Refs favor them. No proof or outright examples, its really annoying.
It's a rotation basis. How could they possibly favor them? They have known the majority of the xchedule for like 6 years.

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I don't really care about WHO they play. It's about WHERE. They get us at home. Green Bay at home. Kansas City at home for the second straight year. And they play in the worst division in football. They pretty much start the season 6-0.

I hate that team.
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