The National Football League (NFL) will celebrate its 102nd season with the 2021-22 season. For the first time since 2008, the league's regular-season will consist of 17 games instead of 16.

The reigning Super Bowl LV champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers will meet with the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL Kickoff Game on September 9, 2021. There are plans for the regular season to finish on January 9, 2022. From January 15 to February 13, Inglewood's SoFi Stadium will play home to NFL's championship game, Super Bowl LVI.

On May 12, the NFL's regular-season schedule for 2021-22 was released. September 9 marks the start of the 18-week season. Each of the 32 teams in the league will play 17 games in total, with one bye week. No playoffs will be held during the 2022 season. There will be no televised games on the final weekend, just as there have been since 2010.

Watch NFL 2021 games live

The Sunday NFL 2021 games will be broadcasted on Fox, CBS, NBC, ESPN in the United States via cable. However, if you wish to watch without cable, there are other options such as Fox Sports Go, Paramount Plus, NFL App, Yahoo! Sports App, fuboTV, AT&T TV, Hulu Plus Live TV, Sling TV, YouTube TV.

Paramount Plus, which is owned by CBS, will enable fans to watch CBS' games on Fox Sports Go, while Fox Sports Go will provide access to Fox's games. Every Thursday night, NFL Network, Fox, and Amazon Prime Video will air "Thursday Night Football". Other streaming options include the ones listed below.

On the other hand, the first three Thursday night games of the season will be exclusively broadcast on NFL Network. Most streaming providers won't have access to those games. NBC Sports will provide various live-streaming choices for "Sunday Night Football," which will be televised on NBC. "Monday Night Football" will continue to air on ESPN in 2021, as well as on ESPN's website and app.