last updated 02/15/2018
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The 2018 NFL Season
The 99th season of the National Football League will begin on September 6 2018 in no other than the home team of the NFL Kickoff Game, the Super Bowl LII. The 2018 NFL season will conclude on February 3, 2019 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.
The 2018 NFL League year starts on March 9 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time. Agents of players who become unrestricted free agents will be allowed to contact the clubs and enter into contract negotiations on March 7.
The 256 games of the 2018 regular season will be played over a 17-week schedule which will start on September 6. Each of the 32 teams who are participating in the league will play a 16-game schedule, with one bye week for each single team.
There will be featured games on Monday Nights while the National Football League Kickoff game will be played on September 6 in prime time. There will also be games played on Thursday and on Thanksgiving Day. The conclusion of the regular season will be on December 30, with a full slate games of 16 games which are all be an intro-division match-ups.
Thanks to NFL’s scheduling formula which has been implemented since 2002, we now have a clear knowledge of who the opponents will be for all the 32 teams this 2018 season.
Each team will play the other three teams in its own division twice. In addition, a team will also play against all four teams in one other division from each conference. The final two games will be against the two teams in the team’s own division that has the same rank in their division on the previous season (example, the team that bagged the first rank in its own division on the previous season will compete against the other team in its conference that also finished first in its respective division. )
Some of the highlights that you should be looking forward to this 2018 season include:
- NFL Kickoff Game – The kickoff game will start on September 6 at 8:30PM Eastern Time which will feature Philadelphia Eagles, the Super Bowl LII champion, as the home team. NBC will be televising the game.
- NFL International Series:
- NFL Mexico Game – One game will be played at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, in accordance with an agreement that the league will play on this venue each year from 2017 through 2021. The date is yet to be determined, though it was announced that the Los Angeles Rams will be hosting the Kansas City Chiefs.
- NFL London Games – Three games will be played in London. The first game will be played at the new Tottenham Stadium on October 14, with Oakland Raiders as the host. The other two games will be played at Wembley Stadium on October 21 and 28, with the Los Angeles Chargers hosting the Tennessee Titans and the Jacksonville Jaguars hosting the Philadelphia Eagles.