Packers announce full 2021 season schedule
Multiple games leaked in advance of full 2021 schedule release at 6:45 p.m. CT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - The Packers will start of the upcoming season in New Orleans, the team tweeting it’s “Kicking off the NFL’s biggest season in The Big Easy.”
The game is scheduled for Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 3:25 p.m.
There certainly is quite a bit of quarterback intrigue right now surrounding this matchup. Gone are the days of the duel between future hall of famers Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees. Rodgers and the Packers are engaged in a well-publicized rift, and a resolution does not appear to be imminent.
So who will be under center for the Packers in the opener, Jordan Love? An as of yet unknown veteran added to the roster? The Saints also will have a new QB after Brees retired in the offseason. That battle will be between former Packers training camp sensation Tayson Hill and former number one overall draft pick Jameis Winston.
This will be the second straight season the Packers will play in New Orleans; they beat the Saints 37-30 in Week 3 of the 2020 season, with Rodgers tossing 3 touchdowns.
Other games are beginning to leak out via various Twitter reports. These are NOT official, but often times in the past, these leaks have been accurate.
Packers 2021 Schedule
Week 1*: Packers @ Saints, Sunday September 12 at 3:25 PM (FOX)
Week 2#: Lions @ Packers - Monday, Sept. 20 at 7:15 PM (ESPN)
Week 3^: Packers @ 49ers - Sunday, Sept. 26 (NBC)
Week 4#: Steelers @ Packers - Sunday, Oct. 3 at 3:25 PM (CBS)
Week 5: Packers @ Bengals - Sunday, Oct. 10 at 12 p.m. (FOX)
Week 6: Packers @ Bears* - Sunday, Oct. 17 at 12 p.m. (FOX)
Week 7: Washington Football Team @ Packers* - Sunday, Oct. 24 at Noon (FOX)
Week 8: Packers @ Cardinals - Sunday, Oct. 24 at 7:20 p.m. (FOX/NFLN/Amazon)
Week 9: Packers @ Chiefs* - Sunday, Nov. 7 at 3:25 p.m. (FOX)
Week 10: Seahawks @ Packers* - Sunday, Nov. 14 at 3:25 PM (CBS)
Week 11: Packers @ Vikings - Sunday, Nov. 28 at 12 p.m. (FOX)
Week 12#: Rams @ Packers - Sunday Nov. 28 at 3:25 PM (FOX)
Week 13: BYE
Week 14#: Bears @ Packers - Sunday, Dec. 12 at 7:20 PM (NBC)
Week 15: Packers @ Ravens - Sunday, Dec. 19 at 12 p.m. (FOX)
Week 16#: Browns @ Packers - Saturday, Dec. 25 at 3:30 PM (FOX/NFLN/Amazon)
Week 17#: Vikings @ Packers - Sunday, Jan. 2 at 7:20 PM (NBC)
Week 18: Packers @ Lions - Sunday, Jan. 9 at 12 p.m. (FOX)
*: Confirmed by the NFL
^ Reported by The Athletic’s David Lombardi
IF accurate, all the Packers home games against NFC North opponents would be in prime time.
The full NFL schedule will be officially released tonight at 6:45pm CT. The NFL also said the tickets for Week 1 are now available.
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