The NFL announced that the 2021 NFL schedule will be released on NFL Network, NFL.com and NFL app on Wednesday, May 12 at 8 p.m. ET.
NFL Network's coverage will be highlighted by Schedule Release '21 Presented by Verizon which breaks down the 2021 NFL regular season schedule, division-by-division, and analyzes the top matchups and primetime games.
NFL.com and NFL app will provide complete team-by-team and weekly schedules of all regular season games, listing opponents, sites and times.
The 2021 NFL season will feature each team playing 17 regular-season games and three preseason games for the first time, providing fans with an extra week of regular-season NFL action. The 17th game will feature teams from opposing conferences that finished in the same place within their division the previous season, with the AFC as the home conference for the 17th game in 2021.