2021 NFL Schedule: How to Watch, Live Stream, Dates, Times, Matchups

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The 2021 NFL Schedule has been released. The big change this year is for the first time in NFL history teams will play 17-regular season games.

 

Preseason starts Thursday, August 5 with the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game. Then the Los Angeles Chargers and the Los Angeles Rams play each other in week 1 of the preseason. 

The regular season kicks off September 9 with Tom Brady, and the reigning Super Bowl champs, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Dallas Cowboys on NBC and streaming on Peacock.

 

How to watch the 2021 NFL Games: TV & Live Streaming

NFL games can be viewed on FOX, NBC, CBS ESPN and the NFL Network. If you don’t have cable, you can stream Sunday Night Football games on Peacock or find games on other streaming service providers such as: YouTube, Hulu with Live TV, Fubo, or Sling. View the NFL TV and streaming schedule below.

 

2021 NFL Schedule by Week

Week # Date & Time (ET) Match Up Where to Watch
Week 1 Thursday, September 9, 8:20 pm
  • Dallas Cowboys at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Sunday, September 12, 1:00 pm
  • Philadelphia Eagles at Atlanta Falcons
  • San Francisco 49ers at Detroit Lions
  • Seattle Seahawks at Indianapolis Colts
  • FOX
Sunday, September 12, 1:00 pm
  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills
  • New York Jets at Carolina Panthers
  • Minnesota Vikings at Cincinnati Bengals
  • Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston Texans
  • Arizona Cardinals at Tennessee Titans
  • Los Angeles Chargers at Washington Football Team
  • CBS
Sunday, September 12, 4:25 pm
  • Green Bay Packers at New Orleans Saints
  • Denver Broncos at New York Giants
  • FOX
Sunday, September 12, 4:25 pm
  • Cleveland Browns at Kansas City Chiefs
  • Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots
  • CBS
Sunday, September 12, 8:20 pm
  • Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Rams
Monday, September 13, 8:15 pm
  • Baltimore Ravens at Las Vegas Raiders
  • ESPN/ABC
Week 2 Thursday, September 16, 8:20 pm
  • New York Giants at Washington Football Team
  • NFLN
Sunday, September 19, 1:00 pm
  • New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers
  • Cincinnati Bengals at Chicago Bears
  • Los Angeles Rams at Indianapolis Colts
  • Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins
  • San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles
  • FOX
Sunday, September 19, 1:00 pm
  • Houston Texans at Cleveland Browns
  • Denver Broncos at Jacksonville Jaguars
  • New England Patriots at New York Jets
  • Las Vegas Raiders at Pittsburgh Steelers
  • CBS
Sunday, September 19, 4:05 pm
  • Minnesota Vikings at Arizona Cardinals
  • Atlanta Falcons at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • FOX
Sunday, September 19, 4:25 pm
  • Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Chargers
  • Tennessee Titans at Seattle Seahawks
  • CBS
Sunday, September 19, 8:20 pm
  • Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens
Monday, September 20, 8:15 pm
  • Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers
  • ESPN
Week 3 Thursday, September 23, 8:20 pm
  • Carolina Panthers at Houston Texans
  • NFLN
Sunday, September 26, 1:00 pm
  • Washington Football Team at Buffalo Bills
  • Chicago Bears at Cleveland Browns
  • Arizona Cardinals at Jacksonville Jaguars
  • New Orleans Saints at New England Patriots
  • Atlanta Falcons at New York Giants
  • FOX
Sunday, September 26, 1:00 pm
  • Baltimore Ravens at Detroit Lions
  • Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs
  • Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Indianapolis Colts at Tennessee Titans
  • CBS
Sunday, September 26, 4:25 pm
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Los Angeles Rams
  • Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings
  • FOX
Sunday, September 26, 4:05 pm
  • New York Jets at Denver Broncos
  • Miami Dolphins at Las Vegas Raiders
  • CBS
Sunday, September 26, 8:20 pm
  • Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers
Monday, September 27, 8:15 pm
  • Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys
  • ESPN
Week 4 Thursday, September 30, 8:20 p.m.
  • Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals
  • NFLN
Sunday, October 3, 1:00 p.m.
  • Washington Football Team at Atlanta Falcons
  • Detroit Lions at Chicago Bears
  • Carolina Panthers at Dallas Cowboys
  • New York Giants at New Orleans Saints
  • FOX
Sunday, October 3, 1:00 p.m.
  • Houston Texans at Buffalo Bills
  • Indianapolis Colts at Miami Dolphins
  • Cleveland Browns at Minnesota Vikings
  • Tennessee Titans at New York Jets
  • Kansas City Chiefs at Philadelphia Eagles
  • CBS
Sunday, October 3, 4:05 p.m.
  • Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams
  • Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers
  • FOX
Sunday, October 3, 4:25 p.m.
  • Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos
  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Green Bay Packers
  • CBS
Sunday, October 3, 8:20 p.m.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New England Patriots
​​Monday, October 4, 8:15 p.m.
  • Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Chargers
  • ESPN
Week 5 Thursday, October 7, 8:20 p.m.
  • Los Angeles Rams at Seattle Seahawks
  • FOX/NFLN/AMAZON
Sunday, October 10, 9:30 a.m.
  • New York Jets at Atlanta Falcons (London)
  • NFLN
Sunday, October 10, 1:00 p.m.
  • Philadelphia Eagles at Carolina Panthers
  • Green Bay Packers at Cincinnati Bengals
  • Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings
  • Denver Broncos at Pittsburgh Steelers
  • FOX
Sunday, October 10, 1:00 p.m.
  • New England Patriots at Houston Texans
  • Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Miami Dolphins at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • New Orleans Saints at Washington Football Team
  • CBS
Sunday, October 10, 4:25 p.m.
  • San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals
  • New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys
  • FOX
Sunday, October 10, 4:25 p.m.
  • Cleveland Browns at Los Angeles Chargers
  • Chicago Bears at Las Vegas Raiders
  • CBS
Sunday, October 10, 8:20 p.m.
  • Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs
Monday, October 11, 8:15 p.m.
  • Indianapolis Colts at Baltimore Ravens
  • ESPN
Week 6 Thursday, October 14, 8:20 p.m.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Philadelphia Eagles
  • FOX/NFLN/AMAZON
Sunday, October 17, 9:30 a.m.
  • Miami Dolphins at Jacksonville Jaguars (London)
  • CBS
Sunday, October 17, 1:00 p.m.
  • Minnesota Vikings at Carolina Panthers
  • Green Bay Packers at Chicago Bears
  • Cincinnati Bengals at Detroit Lions
  • Los Angeles Rams at New York Giants
  • FOX
Sunday, October 17, 1:00 p.m.
  • Los Angeles Chargers at Baltimore Ravens
  • Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts
  • Kansas City Chiefs at Washington Football Team
  • CBS
Sunday, October 17, 4:05 p.m.
  • Arizona Cardinals at Cleveland Browns
  • FOX
Sunday, October 17, 4:25 p.m.
  • Las Vegas Raiders at Denver Broncos
  • Dallas Cowboys at New England Patriots
  • CBS
Sunday, October 17, 8:20 p.m.
  • Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers
Monday, October 18, 8:15 p.m.
  • Buffalo Bills at Tennessee Titans
  • ESPN
Week 7 Thursday, October 21, 8:20 p.m.
  • Denver Broncos at Cleveland Browns
  • FOX
Sunday, October 24, 1:00 p.m.
  • Washington Football Team at Green Bay Packers
  • Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins
  • Carolina Panthers at New York Giants
  • FOX
Sunday, October 24, 1:00 p.m.
  • New York Jets at New England Patriots
  • Kansas City Chiefs at Tennessee Titans
  • CBS
Sunday, October 24, 4:05 p.m.
  • Detroit Lions at Los Angeles Rams
  • Philadelphia Eagles at Las Vegas Raiders
  • FOX
Sunday, October 24, 4:25 p.m.
  • Houston Texans at Arizona Cardinals
  • Chicago Bears at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • CBS
Sunday, October 24, 8:20 p.m.
  • Indianapolis Colts at San Francisco 49ers
Monday, October 25, 8:15 p.m.
  • New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks
  • ESPN
Week 8 Thursday, October 28, 8:20 p.m.
  • Green Bay Packers at Arizona Cardinals
  • FOX/NFLN/AMAZON
Sunday, October 31, 1:00 p.m.
  • Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons
  • San Francisco 49ers at Chicago Bears
  • Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions
  • Los Angeles Rams at Houston Texans
  • FOX
Sunday, October 31, 1:00 p.m.
  • Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills
  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns
  • Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts
  • Cincinnati Bengals at New York Jets
  • CBS
Sunday, October 31, 4:25 p.m.
  • Washington Football Team at Denver Broncos
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints
  • FOX
Sunday, October 31, 4:05 p.m.
  • New England Patriots at Los Angeles Chargers
  • Jacksonville Jaguars at Seattle Seahawks
  • CBS
Sunday, October 31, 8:20 p.m.
  • Dallas Cowboys at Minnesota Vikings
Monday, November 1, 8:15 p.m.
  • New York Giants at Kansas City Chiefs
  • ESPN
Week 9 Thursday, November 4, 8:20 p.m.
  • New York Jets at Indianapolis Colts
  • FOX/NFLN/AMAZON
Sunday, November 7, 1:00 p.m.
  • Minnesota Vikings at Baltimore Ravens
  • Denver Broncos at Dallas Cowboys
  • Houston Texans at Miami Dolphins
  • Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints
  • FOX
Sunday, November 7, 1:00 p.m.
  • New England Patriots at Carolina Panthers
  • Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals
  • Buffalo Bills at Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Las Vegas Raiders at New York Giants
  • CBS
Sunday, November 7, 4:25 p.m.
  • Green Bay Packers at Kansas City Chiefs
  • Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers
  • FOX
Sunday, November 7, 4:05 p.m.
  • Los Angeles Chargers at Philadelphia Eagles
  • CBS
Sunday, November 7, 8:20 p.m.
  • Tennessee Titans at Los Angeles Rams
Monday, November 8, 8:15 p.m.
  • Chicago Bears at Pittsburgh Steelers
  • ESPN
Week 10 Thursday, November 11, 8:20 p.m.
  • Baltimore Ravens at Miami Dolphins
  • FOX/NFLN/AMAZON
Sunday, November 14, 1:00 p.m.
  • Atlanta Falcons at Dallas Cowboys
  • Detroit Lions at Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Washington Football Team
  • FOX
Sunday, November 14, 1:00 p.m.
  • Jacksonville Jaguars at Indianapolis Colts
  • Cleveland Browns at New England Patriots
  • Buffalo Bills at New York Jets
  • New Orleans Saints at Tennessee Titans
  • CBS
Sunday, November 14, 4:05 p.m.
  • Carolina Panthers at Arizona Cardinals
  • Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Chargers
  • FOX
Sunday, November 14, 4:25 p.m.
  • Philadelphia Eagles at Denver Broncos
  • Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers
  • CBS
Sunday, November 14, 8:20 p.m.
  • Kansas City Chiefs at Las Vegas Raiders
Monday, November 15, 8:15 p.m.
  • Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers
  • ESPN
Week 11 Thursday, November 18, 8:20 p.m
  • New England Patriots at Atlanta Falcons
  • FOX/NFLN/AMAZON
Sunday, November 21, 1:00 p.m.
  • Washington Football Team at Carolina Panthers
  • Detroit Lions at Cleveland Browns
  • San Francisco 49ers at Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings
  • New Orleans Saints at Philadelphia Eagles
  • FOX
Sunday, November 21, 1:00 p.m.
  • Indianapolis Colts at Buffalo Bills
  • Baltimore Ravens at Chicago Bears
  • Miami Dolphins at New York Jets
  • Houston Texans at Tennessee Titans
  • CBS
Sunday, November 21, 4:25 p.m.
  • Dallas Cowboys at Kansas City Chiefs
  • Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks
  • FOX
Sunday, November 21, 4:05 p.m.
  • Cincinnati Bengals at Las Vegas Raiders
  • CBS
Sunday, November 21, 8:20 p.m.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Los Angeles Chargers
Monday, November 22, 8:15 p.m.
  • New York Giants at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • ESPN
Week 12

(Thanksgiving)

Thursday, November 25, 12:30 p.m.
  • Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions
  • FOX
Thursday, November 25, 4:30 p.m.
  • Las Vegas Raiders at Dallas Cowboys
  • CBS
Thursday, November 25, 8:20 p.m.
  • Buffalo Bills at New Orleans Saints
Sunday, November 28, 1:00 p.m.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Indianapolis Colts
  • Carolina Panthers at Miami Dolphins
  • Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants
  • FOX
Sunday, November 28, 1:00 p.m.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals
  • New York Jets at Houston Texans
  • Atlanta Falcons at Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Tennessee Titans at New England Patriots
  • CBS
Sunday, November 28, 4:25 p.m.
  • Los Angeles Rams at Green Bay Packers
  • Minnesota Vikings at San Francisco 49ers
  • FOX
Sunday, November 28, 4:05 p.m.
  • Los Angeles Chargers at Denver Broncos
  • CBS
Sunday, November 28, 8:20 p.m.
  • Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens
Monday, November 29, 8:15 p.m.
  • Seattle Seahawks at Washington Football Team
  • ESPN
Week 13 Thursday, December 2, 8:20 p.m.
  • Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints
  • FOX/NFLN/AMAZON
Sunday, December 5, 1:00 p.m.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons
  • Arizona Cardinals at Chicago Bears
  • Los Angeles Chargers at Cincinnati Bengals
  • New York Giants at Miami Dolphins
  • FOX
Sunday, December 5, 1:00 p.m.
  • Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions
  • Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans
  • Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs
  • Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets
  • CBS
Sunday, December 5, 4:05 p.m.
  • Washington Football Team at Las Vegas Raiders
  • FOX
Sunday, December 5

4:25 p.m.

  • Jacksonville Jaguars at Los Angeles Rams
  • Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers
  • CBS
Sunday, December 5, 8:20 p.m.
  • San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks
Monday, December 6, 8:15 p.m.
  • New England Patriots at Buffalo Bills
  • ESPN
Week 14 Thursday, December 9, 8:20 p.m.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Minnesota Vikings
  • FOX/NFLN/AMAZON
Sunday, December 12, 1:00 p.m.
  • Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers
  • Seattle Seahawks at Houston Texans
  • New Orleans Saints at New York Jets
  • Dallas Cowboys at Washington Football Team
  • FOX
Sunday, December 12, 1:00 p.m.
  • San Francisco 49ers at Cincinnati Bengals
  • Baltimore Ravens at Cleveland Browns
  • Las Vegas Raiders at Kansas City Chiefs
  • Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans
  • CBS
Sunday, December 12, 4:05 p.m.
  • Detroit Lions at Denver Broncos
  • New York Giants at Los Angeles Chargers
  • FOX
Sunday, December 12, 4:25 p.m.
  • Buffalo Bills at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • CBS
Sunday, December 12, 8:20 p.m.
  • Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers
Monday, December 13, 8:15 p.m.
  • Los Angeles Rams at Arizona Cardinals
  • ESPN
Week 15 Thursday, December 16, 8:20 p.m.
  • Kansas City Chiefs at Los Angeles Chargers
  • FOX/NFLN/AMAZON
Sunday, December 19, 1:00 p.m.
  • Green Bay Packers at Baltimore Ravens
  • Arizona Cardinals at Detroit Lions
  • Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants
  • FOX
Sunday, December 19, 1:00 p.m
  • Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers
  • CBS
Sunday, December 19, 4:25 p.m.
  • Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams
  • FOX
Sunday, December 19, 4:05 p.m.
  • Cincinnati Bengals at Denver Broncos
  • Atlanta Falcons at San Francisco 49ers
  • CBS
Sunday, December 19, 8:20 p.m.
  • New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Monday, December 20, 8:15 p.m.
  • Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears
  • ESPN
GAMES NOT YET SCHEDULED
  • Carolina Panthers at Buffalo Bills
  • Las Vegas Raiders at Cleveland Browns
  • New England Patriots at Indianapolis Colts
  • New York Jets at Miami Dolphins
  • Washington Football Team at Philadelphia Eagles
  • TBD
Week 16

(Christmas)

Thursday, December 23, 8:20 p.m.
  • San Francisco 49ers at Tennessee Titans
  • NFLN
Saturday, December 25, 4:30 p.m.
  • Cleveland Browns at Green Bay Packers
  • FOX/NFLN/AMAZON
Saturday, December 25

8:15 p.m.

  • Indianapolis Colts at Arizona Cardinals
  • NFLN
Sunday, December 26, 1:00 p.m.
  • Detroit Lions at Atlanta Falcons
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Carolina Panthers
  • Los Angeles Rams at Minnesota Vikings
  • New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles
  • FOX
Sunday, December 26, 1:00 p.m.
  • Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals
  • Los Angeles Chargers at Houston Texans
  • Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots
  • Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Jets
  • CBS
Sunday, December 26, 4:05 p.m.
  • Chicago Bears at Seattle Seahawks
  • FOX
Sunday, December 26, 4:25 p.m.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs
  • Denver Broncos at Las Vegas Raiders
  • CBS
Sunday, December 26, 8:20 p.m.
  • Washington Football Team at Dallas Cowboys
Monday, December 27, 8:15 p.m.
  • Miami Dolphins at New Orleans Saints
  • ESPN
Week 17 Sunday, January 2, 1:00 p.m.
  • Atlanta Falcons at Buffalo Bills
  • Arizona Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys
  • Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New York Jets
  • Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Football Team
  • FOX
Sunday, January 2, 1:00 p.m.
  • New York Giants at Chicago Bears
  • Kansas City Chiefs at Cincinnati Bengals
  • Las Vegas Raiders at Indianapolis Colts
  • Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots
  • Miami Dolphins at Tennessee Titans
  • CBS
Sunday, January 2, 4:25 p.m.
  • Los Angeles Rams at Baltimore Ravens
  • Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks
  • FOX
Sunday, January 2, 4:05 p.m.
  • Denver Broncos at Los Angeles Chargers
  • Houston Texans at San Francisco 49ers
  • CBS
Sunday, January 2, 8:20 p.m.
  • Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers
Monday, January 3, 8:15 p.m.
  • Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers
  • ESPN
Week 18 Sunday, January 9, 1:00 p.m.
  • New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons
  • Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions
  • Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings
  • Washington Football Team at New York Giants
  • Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles
  • Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • FOX
Sunday, January 9, 1:00 p.m.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens
  • New York Jets at Buffalo Bills
  • Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns
  • Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans
  • Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars
  • New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins
  • CBS
Sunday, January 9, 4:25 p.m.
  • Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals
  • San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams
  • FOX
Sunday, January 9, 4:25 p.m.
  • Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos
  • Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders
  • CBS
Sunday, January 9, 8:20 p.m.
  • TBD

 

2021 NFL Schedule by Team

Find 2021 NFL team schedules, click through to each team to see where to watch or buy tickets.

AFC Teams

AFC EAST AFC NORTH AFC SOUTH AFC WEST
Buffalo Bills Baltimore Ravens Houston Texans Denver Broncos
Miami Dolphins Cincinnati Bengals Indianapolis Colts Kansas City Chiefs
New York Jets Cleveland Browns Jacksonville Jaguars Las Vegas Raiders
New England Patriots Pittsburgh Steelers Tennessee Titans LA Chargers

 

NFC Teams

NFC EAST NFC NORTH NFC SOUTH NFC WEST
Dallas Cowboys Chicago Bears Atlanta Falcons Arizona Cardinals
New York Giants Detroit Lions Carolina Panthers LA Rams
Philadelphia Eagles Green Bay Packers New Orleans Saints San Francisco 49ers
Washington Football Team Minnesota Vikings Tampa Bay Buccaneers Seattle Seahawks