NFL moves to 17-game regular season in 2021: What it means for teams, players, revenue and fans. Welcome, NFL fans, to the Sweet Seventeen. As has been expected for months now, NFL owners voted Tuesday to expand the regular season from 16 games to 17 starting this year.
Is the NFL going to 17 games?
Each team’s opponents for every game in the 2021 NFL season, which now features 17 regular-season games per team for the first time in league history.
How will the 17 game schedule work?
Under new the scheduling formula, every team plays 17 regular-season games with one bye week. … The second-place, third-place and fourth-place teams in a conference are matched in the same way each year. One interconference game based on the prior year’s standings on a rotating four-year cycle (one game).
Who has the hardest schedule in the NFL 2020?
2020 NFL strength of schedule rankings
|Rank||Team||Opponents’ 2019 win percentage|
|1||New England Patriots||.537 (137-118-1)|
|2||New York Jets||.533 (136-119-1)|
|3||Miami Dolphins||.529 (135-120-1)|
|4||San Francisco 49ers||.527 (134-120-2)|
Did the NFL add a game?
The measure passed by team owners Tuesday is the first expansion of the N.F.L.’s regular season schedule since 1978 and will force the league to push the Super Bowl back one week. The N.F.L. formally agreed to add a 17th regular season game on Tuesday, the first expansion of the league’s schedule since 1978.
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Who has the easiest NFL schedule left?
Cowboys and Raiders have easiest remaining strength of schedule of all 32 NFL teams entering Week 6.
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