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  • What time does Week 1 of the NFL season start?

  • The rest of the Week 1 matchups will take place on Sunday, with nine games occurring in the 1 p.m. ET slate and four beginning at 4:25 p.m. ET. There are plenty of intriguing games on the slate, but the stand-out game will be between the Chiefs and the Browns.

  • When is the first game of the 2021 NFL season?

  • Here’s everything you need to know about the Week 1 schedule, including the first game of the 2021 NFL season and the best matchups to watch. When does the NFL season start in 2021? The 2021 NFL season-opener will broadcast live Thursday, Sept. 10 on NBC featuring the network’s Sunday Night Football crew of Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth.

  • 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.

  • When does the 2019 NFL season start?

  • The NFL season begins on Sept. 5 and concludes on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. The NFL season start date will once again be on a Thursday, with Thursday Night Football. The first game of the 2019 NFL season will be Bears vs. Packers at Soldier Field on September 5. The Patriots will host Sunday Night Football that same weekend.