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2021 NFL Schedule Released - Tampa & Dallas Kick Off Season on September 9

  • The 2021 NFL season gets underway on Thursday, September 9
  • Week 18 of extended season scheduled for weekend of January 8/9
  • Super Bowl to take place on Sunday, February 13
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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will kick-off the 2021 NFL season at home to the Dallas Cowboys.

It has become tradition for the defending Super Bowl champions to open the following season.

The Buccaneers, who beat Kansas City in February, will have that honour on Thursday, September 9.

The Chiefs will host Cleveland in Week 1 while Trevor Lawrence will make his Jacksonville debut at Houston.

And of course, all eyes will be on New England in Week 4 when Tom Brady returns for the first time as a Buc.

The 2021 NFL regular season will be the longest in history following the introduction of Week 18.

Teams will play 17 games this year, one more than in previous years.

Week 18 is set for Sunday, January 9, with the playoffs starting the following weekend.

The Super Bowl set for Sunday February 13.

2021 NFL Schedule


NFL Week 1

Thursday, September 9

Dallas Cowboys at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Sunday, September 12

Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston Texans
Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills
New York Jets at Carolina Panthers
Arizona Cardinals at Tennessee Titans
Los Angeles Chargers at Washington Football Team
Minnesota Vikings at Cincinnati Bengals
San Francisco 49ers at Detroit Lions
Philadelphia Eagles at Atlanta Falcons
Seattle Seahawks at Indianapolis Colts
Cleveland Browns at Kansas City Chiefs
Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots
Denver Broncos at New York Giants
Green Bay Packers at New Orleans Saints
Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Rams

Monday, September 13

Baltimore Ravens at Las Vegas Raiders

NFL Week 2


Thursday, September 16

New York Giants at Washington Football Team

Sunday, September 19

New England Patriots at New York Jets
Denver Broncos at Jacksonville Jaguars
Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins
San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles
Los Angeles Rams at Indianapolis Colts
Las Vegas Raiders at Pittsburgh Steelers
Cincinnati Bengals at Chicago Bears
Houston Texans at Cleveland Browns
New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers
Minnesota Vikings at Arizona Cardinals
Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tennessee Titans at Seattle Seahawks
Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Chargers
Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens

Monday, September 20

Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers

NFL Week 3


Thursday, September 23

Carolina Panthers at Houston Texans

Sunday, September 26

Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans
Atlanta Falcons at New York Giants
Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs
Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers
Chicago Bears at Cleveland Browns
Baltimore Ravens at Detroit Lions
New Orleans Saints at New England Patriots
Arizona Cardinals at Jacksonville Jaguars
Washington Football Team at Buffalo Bills
New York Jets at Denver Broncos
Miami Dolphins at Las Vegas Raiders
Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Los Angeles Rams
Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers

Monday, September 27

Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys

NFL Week 4 


Thursday, September 30

Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals

Sunday, October 3

Tennessee Titans at New York Jets
Kansas City Chiefs at Philadelphia Eagles
Carolina Panthers at Dallas Cowboys
New York Giants at New Orleans Saints
Cleveland Browns at Minnesota Vikings
Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears
Houston Texans at Buffalo Bills
Indianapolis Colts at Miami Dolphins
Washington Football Team at Atlanta Falcons
Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams
Pittsburgh Steelers at Green Bay Packers
Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos
Tampa Buccaneers at New England Patriots

Monday, October 4

Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Chargers

NFL Week 5


Thursday, October 7

Los Angeles Rams at Seattle Seahawks

Sunday, October 10

New York Jets at Atlanta Falcons (London)
Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings
New Orleans Saints at Washington Football Team
New England Patriots at Houston Texans
Miami Dolphins at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Green Bay packers at Cincinnati Bengals
Denver Broncos at Pittsburgh Steelers
Philadelphia Eagles at Carolina Panthers
Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars
Cleveland Browns at Los Angeles Chargers
Chicago Bears at Las Vegas Raiders
San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals
New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys
Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs

Monday, October 11

Indianapolis Colts at Baltimore Ravens

NFL Week 6


Thursday, October 14

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Philadelphia Eagles

Sunday, October 17

Miami Dolphins at Jacksonville Jaguars (London)
Kansas City Chiefs at Washington Football Team
Los Angeles Rams at New York Giants
Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts
Cincinnati Bengals at Detroit Lions
Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears
Los Angeles Chargers at Baltimore Ravens
Minnesota Vikings at Carolina Panthers
Arizona Cardinals at Cleveland Browns
Las Vegas Raiders at Denver Broncos
Dallas Cowboys at New England Patriots
Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers

Monday, October 18

Buffalo Bills at Tennessee Titans

NFL Week 7


Thursday, October 21

Denver Broncos at Cleveland Browns

Sunday, October 24

Carolina Panthers at New York Giants
New York Jets at New England Patriots
Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans
Washington Football Team at Green Bay Packers
Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins
Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens
Detroit Lions at Los Angeles Rams
Philadelphia Eagles at Las Vegas Raiders
Houston Texans at Arizona Cardinals
Chicago Bears at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Indianapolis Colts at San Francisco 49ers

Monday, October 25

New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks

NFL Week 8


Thursday, October 28

Green Bay Packers at Arizona Cardinals

Sunday, October 31

Cincinnati Bengals at New York Jets
Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts
Los Angeles Rams at Houston Texans
Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns
Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions
San Francisco 49ers at Chicago Bears
Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons
Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills
New England Patriots at Los Angeles Chargers
Jacksonville Jaguars at Seattle Seahawks
Washington Football Team at Denver Broncos
Tampa Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints
Dallas Cowboys at Minnesota Vikings

Monday, November 1

New York Giants at Kansas City Chiefs

NFL Week 9


Thursday, November 4

New York Jets at Indianapolis Colts

Sunday, November 7

Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints
Denver Broncos at Dallas Cowboys
New England Patriots at Carolina Panthers
Minnesota Vikings at Baltimore Ravens
Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals
Buffalo Bills at Jacksonville Jaguars
Houston Texans at Miami Dolphins
Las Vegas Raiders at New York Giants
Los Angeles Chargers at Philadelphia Eagles
Green Bay Packers at Kansas City Chiefs
Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers
Tennessee Titans at Los Angeles Rams

Monday, November 8

Chicago Bears at Pittsburgh Steelers

NFL Week 10


Thursday, November 11

Baltimore Ravens at Miami Dolphins

Sunday, November 14

Buffalo Bills at New York Jets
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Washington Football Team
Atlanta Falcons at Dallas Cowboys
New Orleans Saints at Tennessee Titans
Jacksonville Jaguars at Indianapolis Colts
Detroit Lions at Pittsburgh Steelers
Cleveland Browns at New England Patriots
Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Chargers
Carolina Panthers at Arizona Cardinals
Philadelphia Eagles at Denver Broncos
Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers
Kansas City Chiefs at Las Vegas Raiders

Monday, November 15

Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers

NFL Week 11


Thursday, November 18

New England Patriots at Atlanta Falcons

Sunday, November 21

New Orleans Saints at Philadelphia Eagles
Miami Dolphins at New York Jets
Washington Football Team at Carolina Panthers
Indianapolis Colts at Buffalo Bills
Detroit Lions at Cleveland Browns
San Francisco 49ers at Jacksonville Jaguars
Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans
Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings
Baltimore Ravens at Chicago Bears
Cincinnati Bengals at Las Vegas Raiders
Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks
Dallas Cowboys at Kansas City Chiefs
Pittsburgh Steelers at Los Angeles Chargers

Monday, November 22

New York Giants at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFL Week 12


Thursday, November 25

Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
Las Vegas Raiders at Dallas Cowboys
Buffalo Bills at New Orleans Saints

Sunday, November 28

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Indianapolis Colts
New York Jets at Houston Texans
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants
Carolina Panthers at Miami Dolphins
Tennessee Titans at New England Patriots
Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals
Atlanta Falcons at Jacksonville Jaguars
Los Angeles Chargers at Denver Broncos
Los Angeles Rams at Green Bay Packers
Minnesota Vikings at San Francisco 49ers
Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens

Monday, November 29

Seattle Seahawks at Washington Football Team

NFL Week 13


Thursday, December 2

Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints

Sunday, December 5

New York Giants at Miami Dolphins
Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans
Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets
Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs
Arizona Cardinals at Chicago Bears
Los Angeles Chargers at Cincinnati Bengals
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons
Washington Football Team at Las Vegas Raiders
Jacksonville Jaguars at Los Angeles Rams
Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers
San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks

Monday, December 6

New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills

NFL Week 14


Thursday, December 9

Pittsburgh Steelers at Minnesota Vikings

Sunday, December 12

Dallas Cowboys at Washington Football Team
San Francisco 49ers at Cincinnati Bengals
Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans
Seattle Seahawks at Houston Texans
Las Vegas Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs
New Orleans Saints at New York Jets
Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers
Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns
New York Giants at Los Angeles Chargers
Detroit Lions at Denver Broncos
Buffalo Bills at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers

Monday, December 13

Los Angeles Rams at Arizona Cardinals

NFL Week 15


Thursday, December 16

Kansas City Chiefs at Los Angeles Chargers

Sunday, December 19

Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants
Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars
Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers
Green Bay Packers at Baltimore Ravens
Arizona Cardinals at Detroit Lions
Cincinnati Bengals at Denver Broncos
Atlanta Falcons at San Francisco 49ers
Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams
New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Monday, December 20

Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears

Games Not Yet Scheduled

New York Jets at Miami Dolphins
Washington Football Team at Philadelphia Eagles
Las Vegas Raiders at Cleveland Browns
Carolina Panthers at Buffalo Bills
New England Patriots at Indianapolis Colts

NFL Week 16


Thursday, December 23

San Francisco 49ers at Tennessee Titans

Saturday, December 25

Cleveland Browns at Green Bay Packers
Indianapolis Colts at Arizona Cardinals

Sunday, December 26

New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles
Los Angeles Rams at Minnesota Vikings
Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers
Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Jets
Detroit Lions at Atlanta Falcons
Los Angeles Chargers at Houston Texans
Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals
Chicago Bears at Seattle Seahawks
Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs
Denver Broncos at Las Vegas Raiders
Washington Football Team at Dallas Cowboys

Monday, December 27

Miami Dolphins at New Orleans Saints

NFL Week 17


Sunday, January 2

Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Football Team
Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints
Tampa Buccaneers at New York Jets
Miami Dolphins at Tennessee Titans
Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots
Las Vegas Raiders at Indianapolis Colts
Kansas City Chiefs at Cincinnati Bengals
New York Giants at Chicago Bears
Atlanta Falcons at Buffalo Bills
Arizona Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys
Houston Texans at San Francisco 49ers
Denver Broncos at Los Angeles Chargers
Los Angeles Rams at Baltimore Ravens
Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks
Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers

Monday, January 3

Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers

NFL Week 18


Sunday, January 9

Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles
Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions
Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars
Washington Football Team at New York Giants
Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings
Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins
New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons
Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans
Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens
New York Jets at Buffalo Bills
Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns
Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders
San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams
Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos
Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals

Wildcard Weekend – January 15-17


Divisional Playoffs – January 22-23


Championship Sunday – January 30


Super Bowl – February 13

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