When did the 2011 NFL regular season start?

The 2011 season began on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at Lambeau Field, with the Super Bowl XLV champion Green Bay Packers hosting the New Orleans Saints in the kickoff game; the last regular season games were held on Sunday, January 1, 2012. The playoffs started on Saturday, January 7, 2012]

Who are the draft picks for the 2011 NFL Draft?

Sep 7, 2010: Rams traded 2011 6th round pick (180th overall, Tyrod Taylor) to Ravens for Mark Clayton and 2011 7th round pick (228th overall, Jabara Williams) Sep 15, 2010: Broncos traded 2011 4th round pick (99th overall subsequently traded, K.J. Wright) to Patriots for Laurence Maroney and 2011 6th round pick (189th overall, Mike Mohamed)

What was the labor dispute with the NFL in 2011?

By March 2011, the NFLPA and the NFL had not yet come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement, thus failing to resolve the labor dispute. Accordingly, the NFLPA informed the league and the clubs that the players had voted to have the NFLPA renounce its bargaining rights.

What was the settlement with the NFL in 2011?

Following the settlement of the Brady et al. v. NFL antitrust suit on July 25, 2011, a majority of players signed union authorization cards approving the NFL Players Association to act as their exclusive collective bargaining representative.

How many weeks are there in the NFL season?

Since high school and college teams typically play games on Friday and Saturday, respectively, the NFL cannot hold games on those days until those seasons generally end in mid-December. From 1961 through 1977, the NFL schedule consisted of fourteen regular season games played over fourteen weeks, except in 1966.

When did the NFL start playing 14 games per season?

From 1947 through 1960, each NFL team played 12 games per season. The American Football League began play in 1960 and introduced a balanced schedule of 14 games per team over a fifteen-week season, in which each of the eight teams played each of the other teams twice, with one bye week.

What was the score on Thanksgiving Day 2011?

The 2011 Thanksgiving Day slate featured the Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers winning 27–15 on the road against Detroit and the Cowboys coming back to defeat the Miami Dolphins 20–19 at home.

Who are the players traded in the 2011 NFL season?

Safeties Oshiomogho Atogwe (St. Louis to Washington), Dawan Landry (Baltimore to Jacksonville), Danieal Manning (Chicago to Houston), Quintin Mikell (Philadelphia to St. Louis), Bob Sanders (Indianapolis to San Diego) and Donte Whitner (Buffalo to San Francisco). The following notable trades were made during the 2011 league year:

Who was the first pick in the 2011 NFL Draft?

The 2011 NFL Draft was held from April 28 to 30, 2011 at New York City ‘s Radio City Music Hall. With the first pick, the Carolina Panthers selected quarterback Cam Newton from Auburn . Free agency began on July 25 2011 following the end of the 2011 NFL lockout . Notable players to change teams during free agency included: