The Patriots announced on Sunday afternoon that their opponents for the 2011 season have been set. While the schedule is not finalized for months, the opponents are known well in advance. Here are the list of both home and away opponents. The Patriots will be playing the AFC West and NFC East next season.

Patriots’ Home Schedule:  Chiefs, Chargers, Cowboys, Giants, Colts OR Jaguars, Dolphins, Bills, Jets

Patriots’ Away Schedule: Broncos, Raiders, Eagles, Redskins, Steelers, Dolphins, Bills, Jets.