Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, who died in a July 23 car accident, will be remembered at a Saturday funeral in Grand Island, giving closure to an emotional week for family, teammates, friends and fans.

Aaron Rodgers, king of the Hail Mary, probably didn’t need a kiss from the scheduling gods to win big in 2016. But he got one. The Packers’ slate, according to last year’s records, is the easiest in the NFL. Only five of Green Bay’s 16 games are against playoff teams.

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2016
April 16: Red-White spring game
Sept. 3: Fresno State, 7 p.m. (BTN)
Sept. 10: Wyoming, 11 a.m. (ESPN2)
Sept. 17: Oregon, 2:30 p.m. (ABC)
Sept. 24: at Northwestern, 6:30 p.m. (BTN)
Oct. 1: Illinois, 2:30 p.m.
Oct. 15: at Indiana, 2:30 p.m.
Oct. 22: Purdue, TBA
Oct. 29: at Wisconsin, 6 p.m. (ABC/ESPN/ESPN2)
Nov. 5: at Ohio State, 7 p.m. (ABC/ESPN/ESPN2)
Nov. 12: Minnesota, 6:30 p.m. (BTN)
Nov. 19: Maryland, TBA
Nov. 25: at Iowa, TBA
Big Ten championship game
Dec. 3 in Indianapolis

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