The NFL is expanding its regular season schedule to 17 games for the upcoming season. Here is the reported schedule for each team’s 17th game:
NFL is expected to expand the regular season schedule this week to 17 games. The league had played a 16-game regular season schedule since 1978, by far the longest stretch without a change in NFL history.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 28, 2021
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) March 28, 2021
At first glance, football fans can’t help but notice Green Bay vs. Kansas City, Aaron Rodgers vs. Patrick Mahomes. There isn’t a better matchup to add to the regular-season schedule.
The NFL had played a 16-game regular-season schedule since 1978.