Vol Fans Guide To NFL Schedule

The NFL released its 2012 schedule on Tuesday night. Here's a look at games that will be of special interest to Vols fans.

Week 1

Wed., Sept. 5 - Cowboys at Giants, 8:30 (NBC) Super Bowl Champions with Deon Grant hosts Jason Witten

Sun., Sept. 9 - Patriots at Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS) New England's Jerod Mayo and Donte' Stallworth return to Tennessee

Sun., Sept. 9 - Rams at Lions, 1 p.m. (FOX) Scott Wells debut with St. Louis

Sun., Sept. 9 - Falcons at Chiefs, 1 p.m. (FOX) Eric Berry returns to action with Kansas City

Sun., Sept. 9 - Dolphins at Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS) Arian Foster and Houston host Kevin Burnett, Tony McDaniel and Jonathan Wade

Sun., Sept. 9 - Steelers at Broncos, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) Peyton Manning debut with Denver

Mon., Sept. 10 - Chargers at Raiders, 10:15 p.m. (ESPN) Robert Meachem debut with San Diego at Denarius Moore and Oakland

Week 2

Mon., Sept. 17 - Broncos at Falcons, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Peyton Manning Monday Night Football debut with Denver

Week 3

Sun., Sept. 23 - Buccaneers at Cowboys, 1 p.m. (FOX) Battle of UT tight ends as Luke Stocker and Bucs travel to Jason Witten and Dallas

Sun., Sept. 23 - Chiefs at Saints, 1 p.m. (CBS) Eric Berry and KC play at Jabari Greer, Turk McBride in New Orleans

Sun., Sept. 23 - Texans at Broncos, 4:15 p.m. (CBS) Arian Foster and Houston at Peyton Manning, Britton Colquitt and Robert Ayers in Denver

Week 4

Thu., Sept. 27 - Browns at Ravens, 8:20 p.m. (NFLN) Montario Hardesty on national Thursday night game

Sun., Sept. 30 - Chargers at Chiefs, 1 p.m. (CBS) See if Eric Berry defends Robert Meachem

Sun., Sept. 30 - Titans at Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS) Arian Foster can be seen on all TVs in Tennessee

Sun., Sept. 30 - Raiders at Broncos, 4:05 p.m. (CBS) Denarius Moore and Oakland at Peyton Manning in Denver

Mon., Oct. 1 - Bears at Cowboys, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Jason Witten on MNF

Week 5

Sun., Oct. 7 - Dolphins at Bengals, 1 p.m. (CBS) Former Dolphin Jason Allen hosts at trio of former Vols in his new home Cincinnati

Sun., Oct. 7 - Broncos at Patriots, 4:15 p.m. (CBS) Peyton Manning at Tom Brady, along with his mates Jerod Mayo and Donte' Stallworth

Sun., Oct. 7 - Chargers at Saints, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)  Robert Meachem returns to Saints, faces former mates Jabari Greer, Turk McBride on SNF

Mon., Oct. 8 - Texans at Jets, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Arian Foster on Monday Night Football

Week 6 

Sun., Oct. 14 - Chiefs at Buccaneers, 1 p.m. (FOX) Former UT teammates: Eric Berry at Luke Stocker

Sun., Oct. 14 - Packers at Texans, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) Back-to-back national night games for Arian Foster

Mon., Oct. 15 - Broncos at Chargers, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Manning & Company at Meachem on national stage

Week 7 

Thu., Oct. 18 - Seahawks at 49ers, 8:20 p.m. (NFLN) Parys Haralson and San Francisco host national audience

Sun., Oct. 19 - Packers at Rams, 1 p.m. (FOX) New Ram Scott Wells welcomes his former team and mate Chad Clifton to St. Louis

Week 8 

Sun., Oct. 28 - Raiders at Chiefs, 4:05 p.m. (CBS) Denarius Moore at Eric Berry Round I; Colquitts Round I 

Sun., Oct. 28 - Patriots vs. Rams, 1 p.m. (CBS) In London Mayo and Stallworth face Scott Wells and St Louis

Sun., Oct. 28 - Giants at Cowoboys, 4:15 p.m. (FOX) Deon Grant at Jason Witten in Dallas

Sun., Oct. 28 - Saints at Broncos, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) UT reunion with Greer and McBride at Manning, Ayers and Colquitt in Denver

Mon., Oct. 29 - 49ers at Cardinals, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) D-Linemen on display: Dan Williams and Arizona host Parys Haralson and SF

Week 9 

Thu., Nov. 1 - Chiefs at Chargers, 8:20 p.m. (NFLN) Eric Berry and Dustin Colquitt at Robert Meachem in San Diego

Sun., Nov. 4 - Buccaneers at Raiders, 4:05 p.m. (FOX) 2011 Draft Picks Luke Stocker and Denarius Moore match-up in Oakland

Sun., Nov. 4 - Cowboys at Falcons, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) SNF for Jason Witten

Mon., Nov. 5 - Eagles at Saints, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Monday Night for Greer and McBride

Week 10

Sun., Nov. 11 - Giants at Bengals, 1 p.m. (FOX) Deon Grant vs. Jason Allen in dual of DBs

Sun., Nov. 11 - Texans at Bears, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) More national spotlight for Arian Foster on SNF

Mon., Nov. 12 - Chiefs at Steelers, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Berry, Colquitt at Ramon Foster and Chris Scott on MNF

Week 11

Sun., Nov. 18 - Saints at Raiders, 4:05 p.m. (FOX) Jabari Greer tries to defend Denarius Moore in Oakland

Sun., Nov. 18 - Chargers at Broncos, 4:15 p.m. (CBS) Robert Meachem at Peyton Manning, Robert Ayers and Britton Colquitt

Week 12

Thu., Nov. 22 - Texans at Lions, 12:30 p.m. (CBS) Start Thanksgiving with a dose of Arian Foster and Houston

Thu., Nov. 22 - Redskins at Cowboys, 4:15 p.m. (FOX) More Turkey Day with Jason Witten

Thu., Nov. 22 - Patriots at Jets, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) Jerod Mayo and Donte' Stallworth and New England with some pumpkin pie

Sun., Nov. 25 - Broncos at Chiefs, 1 p.m. (CBS) Peyton Manning plays at Kansas City and Eric Berry

Week 13

Sun., Dec. 2 - Texans at Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS) Arian Foster back in Tennessee

Sun., Dec. 2 - Buccaneers at Broncos, 4:05 p.m. (FOX) Luke Stocker at Manning and Company

Week 14

Thu., Dec. 6 - Broncos at Raiders, 8:20 p.m. (NFLN) Manning, Ayers and Colquitt pay D-Mo a visit on Thursday

Mon., Dec. 10 - Texans at Patriots, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN) Jerod Mayo gets his chance to stuff Arian Foster

Week 15

Sun., Dec. 16 - Buccaneers at Saints, 1 p.m. (FOX) NFC South match-up pits Stocker vs. Greer and McBride

Sun., Dec. 16 - Chiefs at Raiders, 4:15 p.m. (CBS) AFC West showdown could see Eric Berry defending Denarius Moore

Sun., Dec. 16 - 49ers at Patriots, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) Parys Haralson and San Fran at Jerod Mayo and Donte' Stallworth in New England

Week 16

Sun., Dec. 23 - Saints at Cowboys, 1 p.m. (FOX) Greer and McBride try to stop Jason Witten in Dallas

Sun., Dec. 23 - Browns at Broncos, 4:05 p.m. (CBS) Could Montario Hardesty be stopped by Robert Ayres

Sun., Dec. 23 - Chargers at Jets, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) More national night action for Robert Meachem and San Diego 

Week 17 

Sun., Dec. 30 - Chiefs at Broncos, 4:15 p.m. (CBS) Finish the season with Colquitt vs. Colquitt Part II

Sun., Dec. 30 - Raiders at Chargers, 4:15 p.m. (CBS) Receivers on display Denarius Moore and Robert Meachem 

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