The Raiders have the fourth-toughest strength of schedule. They travel a bunch, have a tough road stretch and play five contests against 2016 playoff teams.
There are requisite home-and-home slates against the AFC West, a full turn in the AFC and NFC East. They lose a home game to Mexico City against the Super Bowl champion Patriots.
It’s clear the Raiders’ 12-4 record in 2016 excited TV executives, because the Silver and Black will be featured in five primetime matchups. That includes two night games at Oakland Coliseum, against Dallas and Kansas City. They play at Washington and Seattle on Sunday Night Football, and have a Monday Night game at Philadelphia on Christmas.
The full NFL schedule was released on Thursday evening. Let’s take a look at how it all shook out, game by game:
Date Opponent Time (PT) TV
Sun., Sept. 10 at Tennessee Titans 10:00 a.m. CBS
Sun., Sept. 17 NEW YORK JETS 1:05 p.m. CBS
Sun., Sept. 24 at Washington Redskins 5:30 p.m. NBC
Sun., Oct. 1 at Denver Broncos 1:25 p.m. CBS
Sun., Oct. 8 BALTIMORE RAVENS 1:05 p.m. CBS
Sun., Oct. 15 LOS ANGELES CHARGERS 1:25 p.m. CBS
Thu., Oct. 19 KANSAS CITY CHIEFS 5:25 p.m. CBS/NFLN/Amazon
Sun., Oct. 29 at Buffalo Bills 10:00 a.m. CBS
Sun., Nov. 5 at Miami Dolphins 5:30 p.m. NBC
Sun., Nov. 19 NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS# 1:25 p.m. CBS
Sun., Nov. 26 DENVER BRONCOS 1:25 p.m. CBS
Sun., Dec. 3 NEW YORK GIANTS 1:25 p.m. FOX
Sun., Dec. 10 at Kansas City Chiefs 10:00 a.m. CBS
Sun., Dec. 17 DALLAS COWBOYS 5:30 p.m. NBC
Mon., Dec. 25 at Philadelphia Eagles 5:30 p.m. ESPN
Sun., Dec. 31 at Los Angeles Chargers 1:25 p.m. CBS
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