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When did the 2020/21 NFL season start? Everything you need to know about the current season of the National Football League can be found here – we provide information on the current status in times of Corona, the schedule, the dates and the broadcast live on TV and stream.
The 2020/21 NFL season is the 101st season in American football
National Football League. The start of the NLF season was scheduled for September 10, 2020, due to the corona epidemic, there were no preseason games in 2020. The regular season finally ends on January 3, 2021, the final of the season, the
Super Bowl LV, expected to be played on February 7th at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
The 32 NFL teams play 16 games, each with a bye week, on a total of 17 match days during the regular season. After the end of the NFL season, the best teams will meet in the playoffs for the Superbowl 55. Experts are currently assuming that the 2020 season will take place and that there will be few failures. The new season kickoff event took place on the night of September 10-11 between the reigning Super Bowl winner, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
You can find all the essential information about the teams, live TV broadcasts on free TV or stream, schedule and dates with us.
2020 NFL season: teams, divisions and conferences at a glance
32 teams will take part in the 2020 NFL season, which in turn will be divided into two conferences. The American Football Conference (AFC) and 16 teams each form the National Football Conference (NFC). Each conference is divided into four divisions (East, North, South, West) of four teams. The classification is the same every year, it is based on geographical criteria.
The divisions at a glance:
American Football Conference (AFL):
|AFC East||AFC South||AFC North||AFC West|
|Buffalo Bills||Houston Texans||Baltimore Ravens||Denver Broncos|
|Miami Dolphins||Indianapolis Colts||Cincinnati Bengals||Kansas City Chiefs|
|New England Patriots||Jacksonville Jaguars||Cleveland Browns||Oakland Raiders|
|New York Jets||Tennessee Titans||Pittsburgh Steelers||The Angels Chargers|
National Football Conference (NFL):
|NFC East||NFC South||NFC North||NFC West|
|Dallas Cowboys||Atlanta Falcons||Chigago Bears||Arizona Cardinals|
|New York Giants||Carolina Partners||Detroit Lions||The Angels Rams|
|Philadelphia Eagles||New Orleans Saints||Green Bay Packers||San Francisco 49ers|
|Washington Redskins||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Minnesota Vikings||Seattle Seahawks|
The NFL 2020/21 schedule: start, schedule and all dates
When did the 2020/21 season start? How long has the regular season started, when does the playoffs begin? All information about the game schedule, dates and schedule of the NFL season:
Start the NFL Season 2020:
The 2020/21 season is running. Despite the corona pandemic, the teams completed the training camps, but in their own team facilities. The camps usually took place far away from home, but this year “at home”. There were also no training sessions with other teams.
Before the opening game on the night of September 10th to September 11th, the final cut of the roster to 53 men took place on September 5th, and on September 6th the teams determined the practice squad. The opening game will eventually be played between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans.
Preseason – August 13th to September 3rd – canceled!
The preseason games of the 2020/21 NFL season, which should start on August 13, 2020 with the first preseason round and end on September 3 with the 4th preseason, have been deleted. The Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, the game between Dallas and Pittsburgh, was also canceled due to the corona pandemic.
Regular Season – 10. September bus 3. Januar
The NFL started the new season on September 10th. The season opener for the regular season took place on September 10th (night on September 11th CET) between the Houston Texans and the Kansas City Chiefs. As always, the defending champion opened the season. In 17 game weeks, the 32 teams play a total of 256 games to get into the playoffs. The regular season ends with the last games on January 3rd.
Playoffs – January 9th to February 7th
The playoffs start on January 9th and 10th and consist of the Wild Card Playoffs, the Divisional Playoffs and the Championship Games. A total of 8 teams, division winners 3 and 4 as well as two wildcard teams from each conference compete against each other. In the Divisional Round, the four winners face division winners 1 and 2 of each conference. These have already qualified for the divisional playoffs in the regular season. In the semi-finals, two teams face each other in each conference.
- 9./10./11. Januar: Wild Card Playoffs
- 16./17. Januar: Divisional Playoffs
- 24. Januar 2021: Championship Games
Super Bowl – February 7th
The Super Bowl is the final of the 2020/21 NFL season and will be played on February 7th in Florida at Raymond James Stadium. The winner of the AFC competes against the winner of the NFC.
- February 7, 2021: Super Bowl LV im Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida
Contrary to the usual routine, the NFL will not host any international games or games outside of the United States this year. The five scheduled international games in 2020, four in London and one in Mexico City, will not take place. The reason for this is the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Two home games at London’s Wembley Stadium should be played by the Jacksonville Jaguars, and two more games should take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The hosts would have been the Atlanta Falcons and the Miami Dolphins. A game of the Arizona Cardinals was planned in Mexico City, the five opponents had not yet been determined.
Review: Those were the encounters during the Opening Week
Kickoff game of the 2020/21 season:
The new season kickoff event ran on the night of September 10-11 between the reigning Super Bowl winner, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
- Was: Kick-off event of the NFL Season 20/21
- who: Kansas City Chiefs versus Houston Texans
- When: September 11, 2.20 pm (CET)
- Where: Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida
2020/21 NFL Season – Wild Card Playoffs: Schedule
|January 09||7:05 pm||Buffalo Bills – Indianapolis Colts|
|January 09||10:40 p.m.||Seattle Seahawks – The Angels Rams|
|10. January||02:15 am||Washington Football Team – Tampa Bay Buccaneers|
|10. January||7:05 pm||Tennessee Titans – Baltimore Ravens|
|10. January||10:40 p.m.||New Orleans Saints – Chicago Bears|
|11th January||02:15 Uh||Pittsburgh Steelers – Cleveland Browns|
The NFL 2020/21: live broadcasts on TV and stream
Free-TV & kostenloser Live-Stream:
Individual games of the 2020 NFL season can be viewed live and free of charge on free TV at ProSieben MAXX, ProSieben and in the online stream of ran.of be pursued. There were no preseason games in 2020 due to the corona pandemic. So there will be games of the regular season, the playoffs and the Super Bowl ProSieben and ProSieben MAXX to be seen. Patrick Esume and Björn Werner comment on the games ProSieben MAXX.
Pay TV & chargeable:
Also the streaming provider DAZN broadcasts the Super Bowl games live in the stream. The “NFL Game Pass”, which is available for a fee DAZN can be heard, NFL fans can follow every game – live and with original commentary. All games of the playoffs and the Super Bowl can be received live for a one-time fee of 163.99 euros.
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