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 of American football in the 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 ended on January 3, 2021, and the final game of the season, Super Bowl LV, is expected to be played on February 7 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.
NFL-Saison 2020: Teams, Divisions und Conferences
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 at a glance
All information about the game schedule, dates and schedule of the NFL season:
Preseason – August 13th to September 3rd – canceled
The preseason games of the 2020/21 NFL season, which should start with the first preseason round on August 13, 2020 and end with the 4th preseason on September 3, 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
Also read: Super Bowl 2021 live on TV and stream: broadcast and date.
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.
The NFL 2020/21: Live broadcasts on TV & Stream
Free-TV & kostenloser Live-Stream:
The station broadcasts for the first time ProSieben all twelve playoff games of the National Football League. In addition, all games can also be live stream here bei ran, on the ProSiebenWebsite, as well as on Joyn. There were no preseason games in 2020 due to the corona pandemic. Patrick Esume, Björn Werner, Carsten Spengemann, Roman Motzkus, Uwe Morawe, Volker Schenk and Jan Stecker comment on the playoff games.
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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