The NFL season got a little bit closer for NFL fans, as earlier this afternoon, the NFL announced that the defending Super Bowl champions will travel to Denver to take on the Broncos.
The Ravens and Broncos will square off in a rematch of last year’s divisional playoff game, where Baltimore upsetted the Broncos in double overtime, 38-35.
Baltimore won’t open up at home due to a conflict with the Baltimore Orioles.
Mike Klis of the Denver Post reported that the NFL’s first game will be at Denver on Thursday, September 5 at Sports Authority Field.
The rematch of the Ravens and Broncos will feature the return of new Ravens new defensive end Elvis Dumervil to Denver.
The rest of the NFL schedule will be announced tonight at 8 p.m. ET.