The feel-good story of last year and the defending Super Bowl champions will square off in Week 1 when the Saints travel to Indianapolis to take on the Colts in the NFL's first game of the season
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell disclosed a partial list of the league's TV schedule at the NFL owners meeting in Phoenix.
The Bears will face the Chargers in the main national tilt on the season's first full Sunday of games while the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants will renew their rivalry in the year's first Sunday night game.
ESPN will have a Monday night doubleheader in Week 1 with the Bengals hosting the Ravens and the Cardinals traveling to San Francisco to take on the 49ers.
The Lions and Cowboys will host their traditional Thanksgiving Day games with Detroit playing the Green Bay Packers and Dallas squaring off against the New York Jets.
For the second straight year, the NFL Network will host a Thanksgiving night game when the Colts head to Atlanta to face the Falcons.