The NFL Players Association on Tuesday told its players there will be zero preseason games in 2020, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo, Tom Pelissero and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
The first game of the NFL preseason will be played on Aug. 6 with the Cowboys and Steelers duking it out in the Hall of Fame Game, which will be played in Canton, Ohio.
The 2020 NFL Schedule will be released on Thursday, May 7 James Palmer of NFL Network shared an official release from NFL.com noting the 2020 NFL Schedule will first be released on Thursday, May 7 at 8 p.m. ET.
NFL Officially Cancels Preseason Games; First NFL Player Opts Out of Season. NEW YORK — The National Football League has officially canceled all preseason games for the 2020 NFL season. While the NFLPA recommended eliminating the preseason on July 3, the league made it official today.
The NFL is planning to play its full 2020 -21 season, beginning with the season opener between the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans on Sept. The NFL began allowing some coaches and staff to return to team facilities this month with certain safety precautions in place.
The NFL has set a loose precedent of determining exhibition matchups: No two teams have faced each other in the same exhibition season more than once since 1998. Teams in the same division usually do not play one another during the exhibition season. The last in-division preseason matchup occurred in 2000.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced Tuesday that the Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys will headline the 2020 Hall of Fame Game, scheduled for Thursday, August 6. It will be held at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.
The Baltimore Ravens (. 438) have the “easiest” schedule, while the New England Patriots (. 537) have the “hardest” lineup in the league.
NFL schedule 2020: Dates, times, TV channels for every game, week by week. For now, the 2020 NFL schedule features a complete slate of 17 weeks and 256 games.
In previous years, teams have released their schedules at around 7:30 PM ET, with the NFL releasing the full schedule at around 8 PM ET. Additionally, we know that the 2021 NFL season is expected to begin on Thursday, September 9th, and conclude with Super Bowl 56 on February 5th, 2022.
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The NBA regular season game and broadcast schedule for the first half of the 2020-21 season begins December 22, 2020 and runs through March 4, 2021! Here’s a tentative breakdown of 2020-21 NBA calendar: Preseason games: Dec. 11-19, 2020.