National Football League Schedule 2021

National Football League Logo 2008
National Football League Logo [References: 1]

Standings

American Football Conference East Division 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
11001.00017161W1
20100.0001617-1L1
30100.0001419-5L1
40100.0001623-7L1

American Football Conference North Division 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
11001.00023167W1
21001.00027243W1
30100.0002933-4L1
40100.0002733-6L1

American Football Conference South Division 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
11001.000372116W1
20100.0001628-12L1
30100.0002137-16L1
40100.0001338-25L1

American Football Conference West Division 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
11001.000271314W1
21001.00033276W1
31001.00033294W1
41001.00020164W1

National Football Conference East Division 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
11001.00032626W1
20100.0002931-2L1
30100.0001620-4L1
40100.0001327-14L1

National Football Conference North Division 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
10100.0002427-3L1
20100.0003341-8L1
30100.0001434-20L1
40100.000338-35L1

National Football Conference South Division 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
11001.00038335W1
21001.00019145W1
31001.00031292W1
40100.000632-26L1

National Football Conference West Division 2021

PosTeamWLTPctPFPANet PtsStreak
11001.000381325W1
21001.000341420W1
31001.000281612W1
41001.00041338W1

Schedule

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Week 1 Recap

The West was best in Week 1 with all eight teams in both the American Football Conference and National Football Conference winning their opening games. Denver Broncos defeated New York Giants 27-13, leaving the Broncos with a .683 Week 1 winning percentage since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger, the best in the NFL. Head Coach Sean McVay is now 5-0 in Week 1 games with the Los Angeles Rams after their 34-14 victory over the Chicago Bears, while the Cleveland Browns are now 1-21-1 since 1999 in Opening games after the Kansas City Chiefs won their encounter 33-29. San Francisco 49ers won 41-33 at Detroit Lions, the most they have scored in a Week 1 Road Game in team history. The Arizona Cardinals also set a team history record with their 38-13 victory over Tennessee Titans, with the game being the first in Cardinals history that multiple Wide Receivers had 2 or more touchdowns in a single game. The Seattle Seahawks defeated the Indianapolis Colts 28-16 to go 12-1 in their last 13 games which started at 10 AM Eastern time. Quarterback D. Carr passed to Z. Jones in overtime to lead the Las Vegas Raiders to a 33-27 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. Rounding out the West’s Week 1 dominance was the Los Angeles Chargers, winning 20-16 at Washington Football team under new Head Coach B Staley’s first game in charge.

In other games Tom Brady broke yet another record with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-29 win at home against Dallas Cowboys, giving Brady 15 Week 1 wins, the most by a Quarterback since at least 1950. Houston Texans defeated Jacksonville Jaguars 37-21 thanks to three interceptions, equalling their entire interception haul of 2020. Carolina Panthers defeated the New York Jets 19-14 thanks to C McCaffrey’s fifth game in his career with 80 plus yards in both rushing and receiving. Miami Dolphins defeated New England Patriots 17-16 thanks to J Waddle’s 60 plus receiving yards and touchdown, becoming only the second player in Dolphins history to do so on their debut. J Winston tied his career best with five touchdown passes as New Orleans Saints had a comprehensive 38-3 win over Green Bay Packers. Philadelphia Eagles had a similar big win over Atlanta Falcons, 32-6 thanks to J Hurts 264 passing yards, three touchdowns and 64 rushing yards. The Pittsburgh Steelers won 23-16 at Buffalo Bills going 5-1 in last six road games versus Buffalo. Cincannati Bengals’ E McPherson hit a 33-yard Field Goal as time expired in overtime to give the Bengals a slender 27-24 win at home against the Minnesota Vikings.

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SCHEDULE REFERENCES

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PHOTOS

[38] ARLINGTON, USA – SEP 15, 2015: Interior view of the AT&T Stadium, formerly known as Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. Texas, United States [Photo Credit; David J. Maldonaldo on Shutterstock.com]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Cillian Smith, Michael Smith, Rick Kelley, Carmine, Todd Zboyan & Tim Leadingham.

ABOUT THIS DOCUMENT

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Last Updated: 20 September 2021

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