NFL schedule 2021: Dates, times, TV, how to watch, channels for every game in all 18 weeks


The 2021 NFL season is finally here! However, 2021 will be a season like no other as the league debuts an enhanced playing structure featuring a 17-game schedule.

Every team will play 17 games with one bye week, hosting 10 games–either nine regular-season games and one preseason game or eight regular-season games and two preseason games. Additionally, Super Bowl LVI will take place on February 13, 2022–a week later than normal–at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles.

This week on NBC features two exciting NFL matchups. Tune in on Thanksgiving Day to watch the Buffalo Bills take on the New Orleans Saints, then on Sunday night watch the Cleveland Browns battle it out with the Baltimore Ravens. Kick-off time for both games is at 8:20 p.m. Live coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. ET with Football Night in America. Both games will also be available via live stream on Peacock.

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2021 NFL Schedule: Dates, times, matchups, TV channels

*All times are listed as ET

Week 12 schedule

Thursday, Nov. 25 (Thanksgiving Day)
Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions, 12:30 pm (FOX)
Las Vegas Raiders at Dallas Cowboys, 4:30 pm (CBS)
Buffalo Bills at New Orleans Saints, 8:20 pm (NBC)

Sunday, Nov. 28
Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals, 1 pm (CBS)
New York Jets at Houston Texans, 1 pm (CBS)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Indianapolis Colts, 1 pm (FOX)
Atlanta Falcons at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 pm (CBS)
Carolina Panthers at Miami Dolphins, 1 pm (FOX)
Tennessee Titans at New England Patriots, 1 pm (CBS)
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants, 1 pm (FOX)
Los Angeles Chargers at Denver Broncos, 4:05 pm (CBS)
Los Angeles Rams at Green Bay Packers, 4:25 pm (FOX)
Minnesota Vikings at San Francisco 49ers, 4:25 pm (FOX)
Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens, 8:20 pm (NBC)

Monday, Nov. 29
Seattle Seahawks at Washington Football Team, 8:15 pm (ESPN)

Week 13 schedule

Thursday, Dec. 2
Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints, 8:20 pm (FOX, NFL Network, Amazon)

Sunday, December 5
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons, 1 pm (FOX)
Arizona Cardinals at Chicago Bears, 1 pm (FOX)
Los Angeles Chargers at Cincinnati Bengals, 1 pm (FOX)
Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions, 1 pm (CBS)
Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans, 1 pm (CBS)
Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs, 1 pm (CBS)
New York Giants at Miami Dolphins, 1 pm (FOX)
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets, 1 pm (CBS)
Washington Football Team at Las Vegas Raiders, 4:05 pm (FOX)
Jacksonville Jaguars at Los Angeles Rams, 4:25 pm (CBS)
Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers, 4:25 pm (CBS)
San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks, 8:20 pm (NBC)

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