SAN DIEGO (CBSLA) – For the third straight year, the San Diego Chargers will open their season on Monday Night Football against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Field as the 2014 NFL scheduled was released Wednesday.
The week after the opener, the 9-7 Chargers will host Super Bowl champs Seattle Seahawks, Sunday Sept. 14 at 1:00 PM on FOX.
The last time the Bolts faced Seattle in a regular season game was in 2010 where they lost 27-20.
The Seahawks and Cardinals are the two of the four teams that San Diego will play in the NFC West.
They will play at San Francisco on Saturday, Dec. 14 and at St. Louis on Nov. 23.
Five of the first six games, the Chargers will face teams who had a sub .500 record – Arizona, Buffalo, Jacksonville, NY Jets and Oakland.
They will face division rivals and AFC Champs Denver Broncos in a nationally televised Thursday night game on CBS 2 on Oct 23 and on Sunday Dec. 28.
2014 CHARGERS REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
|Week 1||Mon.||Sep. 8||@ Arizona Cardinals||10:20 PM||ESPN|
|Week 2||Sun.||Sep.||Seattle Seahawks||4:05 PM||FOX|
|Week 3||Sun.||Sep. 21||@ Buffalo Bills||1:00 PM||CBS|
|Week 4||Sun.||Sep. 28||Jacksonville Jaguars||4:05 PM||CBS|
|Week 5||Sun.||Oct. 5||New York Jets||4:25 PM||CBS|
|Week 6||Sun.||Oct. 12||@ Oakland Raiders||4:05 PM||CBS|
|Week 7||Sun.||Oct. 19||Kansas City Chiefs||4:05 PM||CBS|
|Week 8||Thurs.||Oct. 23||@ Denver Broncos||8:25 PM||CBS|
|Week 9||Sun.||Nov. 2||@ Miami Dolphins||1:00 PM||CBS|
|Week 10||Bye Week|
|Week 11||Sun.||Nov. 16||Oakland Raiders||4:05 PM||CBS|
|Week 12||Sun.||Nov. 23||St. Louis Rams||4:05 PM||FOX|
|Week 13||Sun.||Nov. 30||@ Baltimore Ravens||1:00 PM||CBS|
|Week 14||Sun.||Dec. 7||New England Patriots||8:30 PM||NBC|
|Week 15||Sun.||Dec. 14||Denver Broncos||4:05 PM||CBS|
|Week 16||Sat.||Dec. 20||@ San Francisco 49ers|
|Week 17||Sun.||Dec. 28||@ Kansas City Chiefs||1:00 PM||CBS|
CBS2 will broadcast eight NFL games in prime-time as part of Thursday Night Football. All games will air at 5.25 p.m. pacific time.
Week 2 — Sept. 11, Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 3 — Sept. 18, Atlanta Falcons vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Week 4 — Sept. 25, Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants
Week 5 — Oct. 2, Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings
Week 6 — Oct. 9, Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts
Week 7 — Oct. 15, New England Patriots vs. New York Jets
Week 8 — Oct. 23, Denver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers
Week 16 — Dec. 20 San Francisco 49ers vs. San Diego Chargers OR Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles