Football fanatics can now start marking their calendars as the National Football League (NFL) has just announced its complete schedule for the upcoming 2023 regular season.
2023 regular season schedule
The action will kick off on Thursday, September 7, with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Detroit Lions in what’s expected to be a thrilling opener.
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This year, the NFL will hold five international games, with two taking place in Frankfurt, Germany. The first game features the Chiefs and the Miami Dolphins on November 5, while the Indianapolis Colts will take on the New England Patriots on November 12.
The Thanksgiving holiday promises to be a feast of football with exciting matchups on the cards. The day starts off with the Detroit Lions taking on the Green Bay Packers, followed by the Washington Commanders battling it out with the Dallas Cowboys. Then, the San Francisco 49ers will go head-to-head against the Seattle Seahawks before the Miami Dolphins take on the New York Jets on Black Friday.
Fans can also look forward to a triple-header on Christmas Day, which includes the Las Vegas Raiders facing off against the Chiefs in the first game. The New York Giants will then go toe-to-toe with the Philadelphia Eagles in the second matchup, and the night will end with a top-notch battle between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers.
Week 11 will feature a Super Bowl LVII rematch between the Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football.
The Chiefs, Los Angeles Chargers, Buffalo Bills, and Dallas Cowboys will have six prime-time games in the upcoming season, while the Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, Arizona Cardinals, and Atlanta Falcons won’t feature in prime time.
Strength of the schedule – 2023 regular season schedule
The strength of the schedule will be a challenge for the Philadelphia Eagles as they will be facing the toughest schedule in the league based on their opponents’ combined 2022 win percentage.
On the other hand, despite winning the Super Bowl last season, the Kansas City Chiefs will play a middling schedule in 2023.
Eight of the final 11 slots will be filled by teams in both South divisions. Fans of football should gear up for an electrifying and unpredictable season, where anything can happen on the field.