NFL 2021 season set to kickoff | Week 1 schedule

NFL Power Rankings Week 1

The 2021 NFL season is finally here. Week 1 kicks off Thursday, September 9th, and features the reigning Super Bowl champions Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

With fans allowed back into most stadiums, this is set to be a special season. Teams are still shuffling around their rosters to make the most complete team for the first game of the season. Just today the Bengals signed QB Jake Browning to their practice squad, the Seahawks signed CB John Reid to their active roster, the Eagles poached CB Mac McCain lll from the Bronco’s practice squad, and the Falcons sign RB Qadree Ollison to their practice squad.

There are some good matchups set for week 1 amongst teams that are projected to be good this year on paper. Below is the full slate of games.

NFL 2021 week 1 matchups

Dallas Cowboys @ Buccaneers

Sunday @ 12 pm CST on CBS

Jacksonville Jaguars @ Houston Texans

Sunday @ 12 pm CST on FOX

Los Angeles Chargers @ Washington Football Team

Sunday @ 12 pm CST on CBS

Seattle Seahawks @ Indianapolis Colts

Sunday @ 12 pm CST on FOX

New York Jets @ Carolina Panthers

Sunday @ 12 pm CST on CBS

Minnesota Vikings @ Cincinatti Bengals

Sunday @12 pm CST on FOX

Arizona Cardinals @ Tennessee Titans

Sunday @ 12 pm CST on CBS

San Fransisco 49ers @ Detroit Lions

Sunday @ 12 pm CST on FOX

Pittsburgh Steelers @ Buffalo Bills

Sunday @ 12 pm CST on CBS

Philadelphia Eagles @ Atlanta Falcons

Sunday @ 12 pm CST on FOX

Cleveland Browns @ Kansas City Chiefs

Sunday @ 3:25 pm CST on CBS

Green Bay Packers @ New Orleans Saints

Sunday @ 3:25 pm CST on FOX

Denver Broncos @ New York Giants

Sunday @ 3:25 pm CST on FOX

Miami Dolphins @ New England Patriots

Sunday @ 3:25 pm CST on CBS

Chicago Bears @ Los Angeles Rams

Sunday @ 7:20 pm CST on NBC

Baltimore Ravens @ Las Vegas Raiders

Monday @ 7:15 pm CST on ESPN & ESPN2