Releasing the NFL's regular-season schedule used to be an administrative footnote, bare-bones information released at the NFL's convenience to whatever media outlets cared to share it.
In today's NFL, though, everything is a production—and making the schedule public is no exception.
With a prime-time release show on NFL Network adding Selection Sunday-like drama to the affair, players, coaches, media and fans all found out the full slate of dates and times for matchups long since predetermined.
With the expanded Thursday Night Football slate, enhanced flex scheduling, the usual Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football slates and three Thanksgiving games, there'll be plenty of opportunity for all the teams to get a slice of prime-time pie in 2014.
Now, with the whole enchilada up at NFL.com, everyone wants to know: What are the best matchups, the best storylines, the hottest rivalries, the biggest grudge matches and the hugest prime-time fixtures to watch out for?
Basically, what are the 25 biggest games of the 2014 NFL season? Read on to find out.