The NFL released its 2018 NFL schedule on Thursday to a ton of a fanfare. While the hype does feel a bit silly at times, it definitely gets my football juices boiling. Let’s take a look at some of the schedule highlights for the upcoming season.
The season will kick on Thursday, September 6 with the Falcons at the Eagles.
Sunday Night Football – Bears at Packers
Monday Night Doubleheader – NY Jets at Lions / Chargers at Raiders
Bears at Lions
Redskins at Cowboys
Falcons at Saints
Week 6: Seahawks vs. Raiders
Week 7: Titans vs. Chargers
Week 8: Eagles vs. Jaguars
Here’s what some are saying around Twitter:
Rams, Cowboys, Packers, Chiefs, Patriots, Saints, Eagles, Steelers, 49ers, Seahawks each play 5 primetime games.
Cardinals, Bills, Bengals, Browns, Colts, Chargers, Dolphins, Buccaneers each play 1.
— Andrew Siciliano (@AndrewSiciliano) April 20, 2018
— Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) April 20, 2018
Outside of NFL Scheduling mavens Howard Katz and Michael North, here’s the man that might have most influenced the NFL schedule: pic.twitter.com/yxXu9MFB80
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 20, 2018
What can #fantasyfootball owners glean from the just-released 2018 NFL schedule? We take a look at the bye weeks and fantasy playoff matchups for some early insights. https://t.co/kZThFbGQq1 pic.twitter.com/cQn5wf9wL4
— USA TODAY Fantasy (@usatodayfantasy) April 20, 2018
2018 NFL Strength of Schedule based on current roster talent (1 = Easiest, 32 = Hardest) pic.twitter.com/3Il3VG4y0l
— Mike Clay (@MikeClayNFL) April 20, 2018