Posted by: Dexz on: February 29, 2012
In order to give way to Obama’s Speech, the league announced that this years season will start on Wednesday, September 2012. The Giants will host the host the Wednesday night season opener starting at 8:30 p.m. Their opponent hasn’t been announced yet.
This will be the first time for the league to play on Wednesday. in more than 60 years, the NFL will open the regular season on Sept. 5, to avoid conflicting with Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention the next night.
According to the league, it hasn’t played a game on a Wednesday since Sept. 22, 1948, when the Rams faced the Lions.
The NFL regular season has started on a Thursday since 2002.