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OWINGS MILLS -- The Baltimore Ravens launch the season on Sept. 10 against the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank Stadium in a Monday night game.

It's the first Monday night home game for the Ravens since a 2007 loss to the New England Patriots.

The Ravens have three primetime regular-season games.

They play at the Philadelphia Eagles the second week of the regular season.

Three of their first four games are on primetime, including a rematch with the Patriots, which beat Baltimore in the AFC championship game, on Sept. 23 at M&T Bank Stadium.

The Ravens' Sept. 27 home game against the Cleveland Browns is on NFL Network.

The Ravens play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Nov. 18 on Sunday night at Heinz Field, hosting them on Dec. 2.

The Ravens travel to the West Coast to play the San Diego Chargers on Nov. 25.

The Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning come to Baltimore on Dec. 16. And the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants travel to Baltimore on Dec. 23.

The Ravens wrap up the regular season against the Bengals on Dec. 30.

The Ravens have eight games against teams that made the playoffs last season and the fourth-toughest schedule based on 2011 records.

Here's the full schedule:

2012 BALTIMORE RAVENS REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

DATE OPPONENT PLACE TIME

Mon. Sept. 10 CINCINNATI BENGALS M&T BANK STADIUM 7:00 p.m. (ESPN)

Sun. Sept. 16 at Philadelphia Eagles Lincoln Financial Field 1:00 p.m.

Sun. Sept. 23 NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS M&T BANK STADIUM 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Thurs. Sept. 27 CLEVELAND BROWNS M&T BANK STADIUM 8:20 p.m. (NFLN)

Sun. Oct. 7 at Kansas City Chiefs Arrowhead Stadium 1:00 p.m.

Sun. Oct. 14 DALLAS COWBOYS M&T BANK STADIUM 1:00 p.m.

Sun. Oct. 21 at Houston Texans Reliant Stadium 1:00 p.m.

Sun. Oct. 28 BYE

Sun. Nov. 4 at Cleveland Browns Cleveland Browns Stadium 1:00 p.m.

Sun. Nov. 11 OAKLAND RAIDERS M&T BANK STADIUM 1:00 p.m.

Sun. Nov. 18* at Pittsburgh Steelers Heinz Field 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Sun. Nov. 25* at San Diego Chargers Qualcomm Stadium 4:05 p.m.

Sun. Dec. 2* PITTSBURGH STEELERS M&T BANK STADIUM 4:15 p.m.

Sun. Dec. 9* at Washington Redskins FedExField 1:00 p.m.

Sun. Dec. 16* DENVER BRONCOS M&T BANK STADIUM 1:00 p.m.

Sun. Dec. 23* NEW YORK GIANTS M&T BANK STADIUM 1:00 p.m.

Sun. Dec. 30* at Cincinnati Bengals Paul Brown Stadium 1:00 p.m.

*Flexible Scheduling Games Home Games in CAPS All Times Eastern

Below is the Ravens' 2012 Preseason Schedule:

DATE OPPONENT PLACE TIME

Thurs. Aug. 9 at Atlanta Falcons Georgia Dome 7:30 p.m.

Fri. Aug. 17 DETROIT LIONS M&T BANK STADIUM 8:00 p.m. (FOX)

Thurs. Aug. 23 JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS M&T BANK STADIUM 7:30 p.m.

Thurs. Aug. 30 at St. Louis Rams Edward Jones Dome 8:00 p.m.

*All Preseason Times are Subject to Change

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