With the NFL formally releasing its schedule just a short while ago, fans everywhere are looking ahead to the most anticipated matchups, especially those involving their favorite teams.
But if you just enjoyed pro football in general, or if your favorite team wasn't playing, what one game would you choose to watch each week?
I went through every week of the scheduled NFL season, and providing they play all 17 weeks of the regular season, I picked what was the most compelling matchup in the slate of games for each week.
The criteria used to determine these games were the overall skill level of both teams in a game, interesting subplots, the time of year, the impact on possible playoff races and natural rivalries.
Without further ado, here are the 17 must-see games of the NFL season.