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The NFL’s popularity can be seen in the intense interest in the league schedule.

While the NFL will announce the full 2019 league schedule on Wednesday night, fans have been scouring Twitter for leaks, and there have been plenty.

At least two full team schedules have been leaked and other prime-time games apparently have been uncovered by reporters.

Here is a look at what has been leaked.

The New England Patriots’ schedule was the first to be uncovered, and Chiefs fans hoping for a prime-time game at Foxborough will be disappointed. This is from Evan Lezar of the CLNS Media Group:

The Chiefs-Patriots game looks to be a 3:25 p.m. start:

The Twitter user NFL Update got the Giants full schedule from Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record:

The Saints will play at the Rams in an NFC Championship Game rematch, per WAFB Sports. The Saints also will play the Texans in the first “Monday Night Football” game, says NOLA.com columnist Jeff Duncan:

Here is the Saints full schedule from John Hendrix, a Forbes contributor:

The Chicago Bears will open the season with the “Thursday Night Football” game against Green Bay as was previously announced. The Bears Report had the full Chicago schedule. The Chiefs would play at Soldier Field on Dec. 22 on “Sunday Night Football.”

Terez A. Paylor of Yahoo Sports reported the Chiefs will open at Jacksonville:

Paylor also reported the Chiefs will play host to the Packers on “Sunday Night Football” on Oct. 27. Here’s a guess: It’s gonna be loud at Arrowhead Stadium.

Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area said the 49ers will open their season at the Buccaneers, then play the Steelers at home in the second week:

Joe Schad of the Palm Beach Post reported the Dolphins will play host to the Ravens to open the season:

Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported the Eagles will play Washington in their season opener, the then travel to Atlanta:

NFL Update had the full Packers schedule:

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From covering the World Series to the World Cup, Pete has done a little bit of everything since joining The Star in 1997. He writes about baseball and has a quirky blog that augments The Star’s coverage of area teams.
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