When NFL season starts: How the games are being played
Posted On July 15, 2021
The NFL season kicks off in full force on Monday, with the regular season kicking off at 8 p.m.
Here’s everything you need to know.1.
What is the NFL season?
The league’s season starts in January and runs through to the end of the regular league season on Oct. 31.
The regular season begins with the NFL regular season opening games on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.meters in MetLife Stadium.
The NFL schedule includes three exhibition games (at Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh), three home games (Atlanta, Houston and Miami) and a home playoff game (at Tampa Bay).
The NFL’s season opener is set for Sunday, Oct. 29 against the New York Giants at New Jersey Meadowlands.
The game will air on NBCSN.
The first preseason game of the season, a preseason game between the New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills, will be played in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The NFL regular-season opener, between the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers, will air at Lincoln Financial Field in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The first game of a three-game preseason schedule is set to take place on Sept. 19 against the Carolina Panthers at Lincoln Bank Stadium.
The second preseason game, between Cleveland Browns and Oakland Raiders, will start at the Oakland Coliseum.
The preseason game will be broadcast live on ESPN2 and ESPN.
The final preseason game is set on Sept