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NFL Schedule Release 2021: Everything to know and live blog

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The 2021 NFL schedule will finally be announced tonight at 8 pm ET on the NFL Network and ESPN. You can get an early look at all 32 schedules as each team will post their 18-week slate on their official websites at 7:45 pm ET.

As usual, we already know who each teal will be facing this year, but tonight is when we’ll learn the dates for said matchups. We heave already heard reports of the Cincinnati Bengals facing Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings in Week 1, as well as the Super Bowl-champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers hosting the Dallas Cowboys to open the 20201 NFL regular season, which is now 17 games.

Also, the Bengals will reportedly host No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick Trevor Lawrence and the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 4 on Thursday Night Football.

Keep track here for all the latest news surrounding the schedule release, and come talk about it in the comments section.

How to Watch the 2021 NFL Schedule Release

  • Date: May 12
  • Time: 8 pm ET
  • TV Channel: NFL Network, ESPN
  • Online Stream:, NFL Mobile and WatchESPN. If you don’t have a cable login to access to NFL Network for live stream, get a free trial to watch it via YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV.

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