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NFL Schedule Reveal: CBS Primetime Package Highlighted By Divisional Rivalries

04 / 24 / 14

The NFL revealed the '14 regular-season schedule last night, and for CBS' inaugural "Thursday Night Football" slate, the league on paper delivered a "much stronger package than they gave the NFL Network in previous years," according to Richard Deitsch of SI.com. The schedule "features 14 divisional...

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