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Arizona Cardinals 2018 schedule features TNF vs. Denver, home opener

Apr 19, 2018, 5:04 PM | Updated: Apr 20, 2018, 11:13 am

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald makes a catch as players run drills during a volun...

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald makes a catch as players run drills during a voluntary team activity Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the NFL football team's training facility in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

The Arizona Cardinals and first-year head coach Steve Wilks will open the season against the Washington Redskins on Sept. 9 at University of Phoenix Stadium, the NFL schedule release revealed Thursday.

Starting quarterback Sam Bradford, who signed as a free agent, will face his former team, the Minnesota Vikings, on Sunday, Oct. 14 in Week 6.

One of the most difficult road tests of the season will be in Week 13 when the Cardinals get to experience Lambeau Field in December against the Green Bay Packers. Arizona plays five of its last eight games on the road.

The Cardinals will end their season on Dec. 30 in Seattle against the division rival Seahawks for the second straight year.

Here is the full regular season schedule with local kickoff times.

Week 1

Sunday, Sept. 9 vs. Washington Redskins (1:25 p.m.)

Week 2

Sunday, Sept. 16 at Los Angeles Rams (1:05 p.m.)

Week 3

Sunday, Sept. 23 vs. Chicago Bears (1:25 p.m.)

Week 4

Sunday, Sept. 30 vs. Seattle Seahawks (1:05 p.m.)

Week 5

Sunday, Oct. 7 at San Francisco 49ers (1:25 p.m.)*

Week 6

Sunday, Oct. 14 at Minnesota Vikings (10 a.m.)*

Week 7

Thursday, Oct. 18  vs. Denver Broncos (5:20 p.m.)*

Week 8

Sunday, Oct. 28 vs. San Francisco 49ers (1:25 p.m.)*

Week 9

BYE WEEK

Week 10

Sunday, Nov. 11 at Kansas City Chiefs (11 a.m.)*

Week 11

Sunday, Nov. 18 vs. Oakland Raiders (2:05 p.m.)*

Week 12

Sunday, Nov. 25 at Los Angeles Chargers (2:05 p.m.)*

Week 13

Dec. 2 at Green Bay Packers (11 a.m.)*

Week 14

Sunday, Dec. 9 vs. Detroit Lions (2:25 p.m.)*

Week 15

Sunday, Dec. 16 at Atlanta Falcons (11 a.m.)*

Week 16

Sunday, Dec. 23  vs. Los Angeles Rams (2:05 p.m.)*

Week 17

Sunday, Dec. 30 at Seattle Seahawks (2:25 p.m.)*

*Denotes potential Sunday Night Football flex options

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