2022 NFL Schedule: Release date, details and more – NFL.com

With the 2022 NFL Draft almost upon us, the next big anticipated event of the NFL offseason is the upcoming season’s schedule release. Below are answers to all of your burning questions to get you ready for the start of the 2022 season.
The NFL will announce the full 2022 NFL regular-season schedule on NFL Network, NFL.com and the NFL app on Thursday, May 12 at 8 p.m. ET.
Ahead of the release of the full 2022 NFL regular season schedule on May 12, the following games will be announced:
The 2022 NFL season is set to kick off on Thursday, Sept. 8. If the NFL follows tradition, the first game of the season will be hosted by the winners of the previous Super Bowl — in this case, the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium.
The league splits its 32 teams into two conferences — the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC). Each 16-team conference is then split into four divisions of four teams each — the East, North, South and West.
There will be 17 games for each team this season, and here’s a breakdown of how each team’s opponents are set:
While the 2022 NFL schedule has yet to be announced, each team already knows its opponents for next season.
Check out how the NFL schedule is created each year.
Super Bowl LVII will take place on Feb. 12, 2023 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona — the home of the Cardinals.
San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey explained why he’s “happy” to be joining his new team after being traded from the Carolina Panthers.
J.K. Dobbins is undergoing knee surgery to remove scar tissues from his previous ACL surgery. The Ravens running back, who was experiencing stiffness in his knee, will miss 4-6 weeks.
Russell Wilson’s hamstring injury has thrown his Week 7 status into question. Wilson is questionable for Denver’s game against the Jets, coach Nathaniel Hackett told reporters Friday.
Christian McCaffrey is headed west. In the running back’s wake remains a Panthers team forced to answer questions about its future. Scott Fitterer and Steve Wilks explained Friday the decision to trade the RB and what comes next.
Elijah Moore’s trade request prompted a change, but not the one he was seeking. Moore will not play in the Jets’ Week 7 game against the Broncos, coach Robert Saleh told reporters Friday, reiterating New York won’t trade the QB.
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49ers coach Kyle Shanahan reacted Friday morning to the acquisition of star running back Christian McCaffrey and spoke on how quick he will suit up for San Francisco.
Kenny Pickett will start Sunday night in Miami. The Steelers announced Friday that the quarterback has cleared concussion protocol. Tight end Pat Freiermuth and cornerback Levi Wallace also cleared protocol.
Steelers senior defensive assistant and linebackers coach Brian Flores returns to Miami on Sunday night for the first time since being fired by the Dolphins. But the ex-Fins coach isn’t viewing it as a revenge game.
DeSean Jackson enjoyed some of his best seasons with the Eagles when Michael Vick was the quarterback. Now that he’s joined Lamar Jackson’s Ravens, the veteran WR sees similarities between the two dual-threat QBs.
Saints QB Andy Dalton threw back-to-back pick-sixes in the second quarter, giving Arizona a 28-14 halftime lead. The pick-sixes followed an earlier interception in the end zone from Dalton that cost the Saints points.
DeAndre Hopkins’ return from suspension helped jumpstart an Arizona Cardinals offense that had played with clipped wings the first six weeks of the season. Hopkins caught 10 of 14 targets for 103 yards in Thursday night’s 42-34 win over the New Orleans Saints.
You won’t want to miss a moment of the 2022 season!
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