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NFL Schedule 2021

NFL Schedule 2021

NFL Schedule 2021

The 2021 NFL schedule is out and with it comes the introduction of a 17th regular-season game. The expanded 18-week schedule also includes the return of the International Series with a pair of games scheduled to be played in London. The additional game that counts means one fewer preseason contest, but considering there weren't any last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the return of these so-called meaningless games is a welcome sight.

We're here to keep you updated on the full NFL regular-season schedule, including start times and byes. Athlon Sports also has the full Thursday night, Sunday night, and Monday night slates if you are looking for a more specific breakdown.

Note: All times are ET and subject to change, as well as dates and matchups. Flex scheduling rules apply starting Week 5 and are in effect Weeks 5-18.

Week 1

Thursday, Sept. 9

Dallas at Tampa Bay, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 12

Philadelphia at Atlanta, 1 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
New York Jets at Carolina, 1 p.m.
Minnesota at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
San Francisco at Detroit, 1 p.m.
Jacksonville at Houston, 1 p.m.
Seattle at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Arizona at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
Los Angeles Chargers at Washington, 1 p.m.
Cleveland at Kansas City, 4:25 p.m.
Miami at New England, 4:25 p.m.
Green Bay at New Orleans, 4:25 p.m.
Denver at New York Giants, 4:25 p.m.
Chicago at Los Angeles Rams, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Sept. 13

Baltimore at Las Vegas, 8:15 p.m.

Week 2

Thursday, Sept. 16

New York Giants at Washington, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 19

New Orleans at Carolina, 1 p.m.
Cincinnati at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Houston at Cleveland
Los Angeles Rams at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Denver at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
Buffalo at Miami, 1 p.m.
New England at New York Jets, 1 p.m.
San Francisco at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Las Vegas at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
Minnesota at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.
Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 4:05 p.m.
Dallas at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:25 p.m.
Tennessee at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.
Kansas City at Baltimore, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Sept. 20

Detroit at Green Bay, 8:15 p.m.

Week 3

Thursday, Sept. 23

Carolina at Houston, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 26

Washington at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Chicago at Cleveland, 1 p.m.
Baltimore at Detroit, 1 p.m.
Arizona at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City, 1 p.m.
New Orleans at New England, 1 p.m.
Atlanta at New York Giants, 1 p.m.
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
Indianapolis at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
New York Jets at Denver, 4:05 p.m.
Miami at Las Vegas, 4:05 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Los Angeles Rams, 4:25 p.m.
Seattle at Minnesota, 4:25 p.m.
Green Bay at San Francisco, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Sept. 27

Philadelphia at Dallas, 8:15 p.m.

Week 4

Thursday, Sept. 30

Jacksonville at Cincinnati, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 3

Washington at Atlanta, 1 p.m.
Houston at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Detroit at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Carolina at Dallas, 1 p.m.
Indianapolis at Miami, 1 p.m.
Cleveland at Minnesota, 1 p.m.
New York Giants at New Orleans, 1 p.m.
Tennessee at New York Jets, 1 p.m.
Kansas City at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Arizona at Los Angeles Rams, 4:05 p.m.
Seattle at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.
Baltimore at Denver, 4:25 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m.
Tampa Bay at New England, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Oct. 4

Las Vegas at Los Angeles Chargers, 8:15 p.m.

Week 5

Thursday, Oct. 7

Los Angeles Rams at Seattle, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 10

New York Jets vs. Atlanta (London), 9:30 a.m.
Philadelphia at Carolina, 1 p.m.
Green Bay at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
New England at Houston, 1 p.m.
Tennessee at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
Detroit at Minnesota, 1 p.m.
Denver at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
Miami at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.
New Orleans at Washington, 1 p.m.
Chicago at Las Vegas, 4:05 p.m.
Cleveland at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:05 p.m.
San Francisco at Arizona, 4:25 p.m.
New York Giants at Dallas, 4:25 p.m.
Buffalo at Kansas City, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Oct. 11

Indianapolis at Baltimore, 8:15 p.m.

Week 6

Thursday, Oct. 14

Tampa Bay at Philadelphia, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 17

Miami vs. Jacksonville (London), 9:30 a.m.
Los Angeles Chargers at Baltimore, 1 p.m.
Minnesota at Carolina, 1 p.m.
Green Bay at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Cincinnati at Detroit, 1 p.m.
Houston at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Los Angeles Rams at New York Giants, 1 p.m.
Kansas City at Washington, 1 p.m.
Arizona at Cleveland, 4:05 p.m.
Las Vegas at Denver, 4:25 p.m.
Dallas at New England, 4:25 p.m.
Seattle at Pittsburgh, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Oct. 18

Buffalo at Tennessee, 8:15 p.m.

Byes: Atlanta, New Orleans, New York Jets, San Francisco

Week 7

Thursday, Oct. 21

Denver at Cleveland, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 24

Cincinnati at Baltimore, 1 p.m.
Washington at Green Bay, 1 p.m.
Atlanta at Miami, 1 p.m.
New York Jets at New England, 1 p.m.
Carolina at New York Giants, 1 p.m.
Kansas City at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
Philadelphia at Las Vegas, 4:05 p.m.
Detroit at Los Angeles Rams, 4:05 p.m.
Houston at Arizona, 4:25 p.m.
Chicago at Tampa Bay, 4:25 p.m.
Indianapolis at San Francisco, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Oct. 25

New Orleans at Seattle, 8:15 p.m.

Byes: Buffalo, Dallas, Jacksonville, Minnesota, Los Angeles Chargers, Pittsburgh

Week 8

Thursday, Oct. 28

Green Bay at Arizona, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 31

Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m.
Miami at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
San Francisco at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 1 p.m.
Philadelphia at Detroit, 1 p.m.
Los Angeles Rams at Houston, 1 p.m.
Tennessee at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Cincinnati at New York Jets, 1 p.m.
New England at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:05 p.m.
Jacksonville at Seattle, 4:05 p.m.
Washington at Denver, 4:25 p.m.
Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 4:25 p.m.
Dallas at Minnesota, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Nov. 1

New York Giants at Kansas City, 8:15 p.m.

Byes: Baltimore, Las Vegas

Week 9

Thursday, Nov. 4

New York Jets at Indianapolis, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 7

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Minnesota at Baltimore, 1 p.m.
New England at Carolina, 1 p.m.
Cleveland at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
Denver at Dallas, 1 p.m.
Buffalo at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
Houston at Miami, 1 p.m.
Atlanta at New Orleans, 1 p.m.
Las Vegas at New York Giants, 1 p.m.
Los Angeles Chargers at Philadelphia, 4:05 p.m.
Green Bay at Kansas City, 4:25 p.m.
Arizona at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m.
Tennessee at Los Angeles Rams, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Nov. 8

Chicago at Pittsburgh, 8:15 p.m.

Byes: Detroit, Seattle, Tampa Bay, Washington

Week 10

Thursday, Nov. 11

Baltimore at Miami, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 14

Atlanta at Dallas, 1 p.m.
Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Cleveland at New England, 1 p.m.
Buffalo at New York Jets, 1 p.m.
Detroit at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
New Orleans at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Washington, 1 p.m.
Carolina at Arizona, 4:05 p.m.
Minnesota at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:05 p.m.
Philadelphia at Denver, 4:25 p.m.
Seattle at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m.
Kansas City at Las Vegas, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Nov. 15

Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco, 8:15 p.m.

Byes: Chicago, Cincinnati, Houston, New York Giants

Week 11

Thursday, Nov. 18

New England at Atlanta, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 21

Indianapolis at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Washington at Carolina, 1 p.m.
Baltimore at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Detroit at Cleveland, 1 p.m.
San Francisco at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
Green Bay at Minnesota, 1 p.m.
Miami at New York Jets, 1 p.m.
New Orleans at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Houston at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
Cincinnati at Las Vegas, 4:05 p.m.
Dallas at Kansas City, 4:25 p.m.
Arizona at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Los Angeles Chargers, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Nov. 22

New York Giants at Tampa Bay, 8:15 p.m.

Byes: Denver, Los Angeles Rams

Week 12

Thursday, Nov. 25 (Thanksgiving)

Chicago at Detroit, 12:30 p.m.
Las Vegas at Dallas, 4:30 p.m.
Buffalo at New Orleans, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 28

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
New York Jets at Houston, 1 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Atlanta at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
Carolina at Miami, 1 p.m.
Tennessee at New England, 1 p.m.
Philadelphia at New York Giants, 1 p.m.
Los Angeles Chargers at Denver, 4:05 p.m.
Los Angeles Rams at Green Bay, 4:25 p.m.
Minnesota at San Francisco, 4:25 p.m.
Cleveland at Baltimore, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Nov. 29

Seattle at Washington, 8:15 p.m.

Byes: Arizona, Kansas City

Week 13

Thursday, Dec. 2

Dallas at New Orleans, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 5

Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 1 p.m.
Arizona at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Los Angeles Chargers at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
Minnesota at Detroit, 1 p.m.
Indianapolis at Houston, 1 p.m.
Denver at Kansas City, 1 p.m.
New York Giants at Miami, 1 p.m.
Philadelphia at New York Jets, 1 p.m.
Washington at Las Vegas, 4:05 p.m.
Jacksonville at Los Angeles Rams, 4:25 p.m.
Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 4:25 p.m.
San Francisco at Seattle, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Dec. 6

New England at Buffalo, 8:15 p.m.

Byes: Carolina, Cleveland, Green Bay, Tennessee

Week 14

Thursday, Dec. 9

Pittsburgh at Minnesota, 8:20 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 12

Atlanta at Carolina, 1 p.m.
San Francisco at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
Baltimore at Cleveland, 1 p.m.
Seattle at Houston, 1 p.m.
Las Vegas at Kansas City, 1 p.m.
New Orleans at New York Jets, 1 p.m.
Jacksonville at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
Dallas at Washington, 1 p.m.
Detroit at Denver, 4:05 p.m.
New York Giants at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:25 p.m.
Buffalo at Tampa Bay, 4:25 p.m.
Chicago at Green Bay, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Dec. 13

Los Angeles Rams at Arizona, 8:15 p.m.

Byes: Indianapolis, Miami, New England, Philadelphia

Week 15

Thursday, Dec. 16

Kansas City at Los Angeles Chargers, 8:20 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 18 or Sunday, Dec. 19

Carolina at Buffalo, TBD
Las Vegas at Cleveland, TBD
New England at Indianapolis, TBD
New York Jets at Miami, TBD
Washington at Philadelphia, TBD

Sunday, Dec. 19

Green Bay at Baltimore, 1 p.m.
Arizona at Detroit, 1 p.m.
Houston at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
Dallas at New York Giants, 1 p.m.
Tennessee at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
Cincinnati at Denver, 4:05 p.m.
Atlanta at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.
Seattle at Los Angeles Rams, 4:25 p.m.
New Orleans at Tampa Bay, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Dec. 20

Minnesota at Chicago, 8:15 p.m.

Week 16

Thursday, Dec. 23

San Francisco at Tennessee, 8:20 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 25 (Christmas)
Cleveland at Green Bay, 4:30 p.m.
Indianapolis at Arizona, 8:15 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 26

Detroit at Atlanta, 1 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Carolina, 1 p.m.
Baltimore at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
Los Angeles Chargers at Houston, 1 p.m.
Los Angeles Rams at Minnesota, 1 p.m.
Buffalo at New England, 1 p.m.
Jacksonville at New York Jets, 1 p.m.
New York Giants at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Chicago at Seattle, 4:05 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Kansas City, 4:25 p.m.
Denver at Las Vegas, 4:25 p.m.
Washington at Dallas, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Dec. 27

Miami at New Orleans, 8:15 p.m.

Week 17

Sunday, Jan. 2
Atlanta at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
New York Giants at Chicago, 1 p.m.
Kansas City at Cincinnati, 1 p.m.
Arizona at Dallas, 1 p.m.
Las Vegas at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Jacksonville at New England, 1 p.m.
Carolina at New Orleans, 1 p.m.
Tampa Bay at New York Jets, 1 p.m.
Miami at Tennessee, 1 p.m.
Philadelphia at Washington, 1 p.m.
Denver at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:05 p.m.
Houston at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m.
Los Angeles Rams at Baltimore, 4:25 p.m.
Detroit at Seattle, 4:25 p.m.
Minnesota at Green Bay, 8:20 p.m. (SNF)

Monday, Jan. 3

Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 8:15 p.m.

Week 18

Sunday, Jan. 9

New Orleans at Atlanta, 1 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Baltimore, 1 p.m.
New York Jets at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Cincinnati at Cleveland, 1 p.m.
Green Bay at Detroit, 1 p.m.
Tennessee at Houston, 1 p.m.
Indianapolis at Jacksonville, 1 p.m.
New England at Miami, 1 p.m.
Chicago at Minnesota, 1 p.m.
Washington at New York Giants, 1 p.m.
Dallas at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Carolina at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.
Seattle at Arizona, 4:25 p.m.
Kansas City at Denver, 4:25 p.m.
San Francisco at Los Angeles Rams, 4:25 p.m.
Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas, 4:25 p.m.