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NFL Releases '14 Schedule; CBS Gets Strong Thursday Games

04 / 24 / 14

The NFL released the '14 regular-season schedule last night, and CBS in its first year broadcasting a Thursday night primetime set of games was given a "much stronger package than they gave the NFL Network in previous years." The net’s schedule opens with Steelers-Ravens on Sept. 11. CBS Spor...

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