The NFL will release its 2020-21 schedule on Thursday, May 7 at 8 p.m. ET, announced the league.
The 2020 calendar will not include the international games in Mexico City and London due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Those games were two at Wembley Stadium where the Jacksonville Jaguars would host, two more at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium where the Atlanta Falcons and Miami Dolphins would play at home, and another at Azteca Stadium, where the Arizona Cardinals It was programmed as local. They will all be played in the United States.RELATED
League spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed last week that the full 17-week schedule would be released, including the first game of the regular season on September 10 and the Super Bowl on February 7.
The league has evaluated contingency plans in case the pandemic escalates and has worked with the Players Association and medical experts to set protocols.
The NFL evaluates when players will be allowed to enter their team’s facilities. The league and union agreed to keep those spaces closed until each state with a team quarantined.
The teams currently conduct virtually organized activities.