The Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants open the NFL season tonight at 7:30, pregame on AM 1390-the Fan at 7:00.  The Cowboys 8-8 in 2011 while the Giants finished the regular season 9-7 but went on to beat the Patriots in the Super Bowl.

The Vikings start the season Sunday at noon, pregame on WJON at 11am.  The Vikings were 3-13 in 2011 while Jacksonville was 5-11.  Vikings running back Adrian Peterson practiced today without restriction and could play Sunday.  A decision on Peterson's status is likely to come Sunday.