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Date TimeSeptember 07, 2017
VoiceThe NFL season is finally here, and our experts offer their weekly predictions, including Sunday night's NFC East clash between Giants and Cowboys.
USA TODAY Sports: Week 1 NFL picks
The 2017 NFL regular season is finally here, and Week 1 is loaded with 15 — mostly compelling — matchups.

The New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs kick things off Thursday night in a battle of last season's top two AFC playoff seeds.

Sunday's 12-game slate is highlighted by the Texans playing in Houston in front of their beleaguered city. The day ends with the Dallas Cowboys, who will have embattled running back Ezekiel Elliott, hosting the New York Giants, who may not have injured wideout Odell Beckham.

Opening weekend concludes with the now traditional Monday night doubleheader as Adrian Peterson returns to Minnesota in a New Orleans Saints uniform, and the Chargers represent Los Angeles for the first time since 1960 when they face the Broncos in Denver.
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