NFL 2021 Week 1 schedule: Cowboys-Buccaneers, Bears-Rams, Steelers-Bills highlight opening week

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Dallas Cowboys
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The defending champion Buccaneers will host the Cowboys, the Rams will finally show off their new stadium to fans while hosting the Bears, and Aaron Rodgers will be playing in the late afternoon window on FOX whether he’s on the Packers or the Broncos.

Those are a few of the highlights from the 2021 NFL Week 1 schedule, which was released this morning. Here’s the full 16-game schedule for the first week of the 2021 regular season:

Cowboys at Buccaneers, 8:20 p.m.

Seahawks at Colts, 1 p.m.
Eagles at Falcons, 1 p.m.
Vikings at Bengals, 1 p.m.
49ers at Lions, 1 p.m.
Broncos at Giants, 4:25 p.m.
Packers at Saints, 4:25 p.m.

Jaguars at Texans, 1 p.m.
Steelers at Bills, 1 p.m.
Jets at Panthers, 1 p.m.
Cardinals at Titans, 1 p.m.
Chargers at Washington, 1 p.m.
Browns at Chiefs, 4:25 p.m.
Dolphins at Patriots, 4:25 p.m.

Bears at Rams, 8:20 p.m.

Raiders at Ravens, 8:15 p.m.

15 responses to “NFL 2021 Week 1 schedule: Cowboys-Buccaneers, Bears-Rams, Steelers-Bills highlight opening week

  1. I wouldn’t put Steelers-Bills in the “highlight” category. With the holes on O-line, I think the Steelers will struggle.

  2. No MNF Double Header?

    I’m not disappointed or anything, just surprised the NFL removed a prime time game.

  3. I guess seeing the Cowboys 1st night is ok. Gets out one of the dozen times I have to see them this year on national tv

  4. Browns at Chiefs would be a much better game for Sunday or Monday night football.

  5. Nice. Much prefer the Packers at 4 vs 1, especially to open. RedZone for early afternoon followed by a Packers and Bears double header. There are worse ways to spend a Sunday.

  6. I guess this is the only way to get dallas on the opening night game, since they can’t rightfully earn that slot on their own.

  7. The defending Super Bowl champs open the season against a team that is perpetually 8-8.. or worse.

  8. always nice to see the season start with a nationally televised blowout of “America’s team.”

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