The National Football League has announced that the full league schedule will be released on Tuesday night.

The schedule, which will be released at 7pm eastern time, will give everyone notice of when each game will be played, even though the home and away opponents have been set for weeks. Here is New England’s opponents for the 2012 season. -

Preseason: Saints, Eagles, Buccaneers and Giants

Home: 49ers, Bills, Cardinals, Colts, Dolphins, Jets, Texans, Broncos

Away: Bills, Dolphins, Jaguars, Jets, Rams, Seahawks, Titans, Ravens

I will post the full schedule and thoughts tomorrow evening.

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