POSTED: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 6:08pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 6:09pm
Thursday Night Football on NBC is moving up a night.
The new season will start on Wednesday night, September 5.
The NFL will play a game on a Wednesday for the first time since 1948 to avoid a conflict with the Democrat National Convention.
The Cowboys will play the Giants at the Meadowlands in the first game of the 2012 season.
KETK will carry that season opener.
The Super Bowl champion Giants got to the playoffs last season by beating the Cowboys twice.
New York's victory over Dallas on New Year's night was the most watched primetime game in 15 years.