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Could the NFL start the season in October?
Sports Business Daily reports the NFL could start the season October 15 and still have teams play full, 16-game slates. The report also suggests the NFL could eliminate not only bye weeks during the season, but also the bye week between conference championships and the Super Bowl.
Why did the NFL change the start date of the season?
Despite extending the season and reducing the preseason, the NFL did not alter the start date of the season. Moving the season forward a week would have led to Week 1 being played on Labor Day Weekend, which appears to be something the NFL wanted to avoid.
When does the 2018 NFL season start?
If all goes as the NFL hopes, the Super Bowl-champion Chiefs will host the Texans in the season-opener on Thursday, Sept. 10. Then a complete, 17-week season will play out before the playoffs and Super Bowl 55 in Tampa Bay on Feb. 7.
When does the 2020 NFL season start?
For now, the NFL plans to start its season as scheduled, with the 2020 season-opener on Thursday, Sept. 10, a complete, 17-week regular season and a full slate of playoff games before Super Bowl 55 in Tampa Bay on Sunday, Feb. 7.