It is certainly an exciting time in football. The NFL Draft in Dallas, Texas will take place next Thursday, and NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Tuesday that the NFL will release the regular-season schedule tonight. We already know who the teams will play, but we today find out where on the schedule.
Here is a first look at the teams 2018 regular season schedule.
Week 1: vs. Bills (Sun., Sept. 9, 1:00 PM)
Week 2: @ Bengals (Thu., Sept. 13, 8:20 PM)
Week 3: vs. Broncos (Sun., Sept. 23, 1:00 PM)
Week 4: @ Steelers (Sun., Sept. 30, 8:20 PM)
Week 5: @ Browns ( Sun., Oct. 7, 1:00 PM)
Week 6: @ Titans (Sun., Oct, 14, 4:25 PM)
Week 7: vs. Saints (Sun., Oct. 21, 4:05 PM)
Week 8: @ Panthers (Sun., Oct. 28, 1:00 PM)
Week 9: vs. Steelers (Sun., Nov. 4, 1:00 PM)
Week 10: BYE
Week 11: vs. Bengals (Sun., Nov. 18, 1:00 PM)
Week 12: vs. Raiders (Sun., Nov. 25, 1:00 PM)
Week 13: @ Falcons (Sun., Dec. 2, 1:00 PM)
Week 14: @ Chiefs (Sun., Dec. 9, 1:00 PM)
Week 15: vs. Buccaneers (Sun., Dec. 16, 1:00 PM)
Week 16: @ Chargers (Dec. 22 or 23, TBD)
Week 17 vs. Browns (Sun, Dec. 30, 1:00 PM)
As we look at the schedule, the Ravens will once again open the year at home against the Buffalo Bills. These two previously met on opening day two seasons ago, but Baltimore will look for payback right from the start as it was the Bills who got into the postseason off of the 4th-and-12 collapse in Week 17 of last year.
Baltimore will have two prime time games this season. Sadly, none of those will be at M&T Bank Stadium. the Ravens will travel to Pittsburgh for a Sunday Night Football clash with the Steelers and will go to Cincinnati in Week 2 on Thursday night Football. Their Bye will be Week 10. Baltimore will close the season at home for the second consecutive year, and will play the newly revamped Cleveland Browns.
What games are you most excited about for this season?
Update: Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports that the NFL will decide by Week 8 what the time and date of the Week 16 game between the Ravens and Chargers will take place.
Ravens say that the NFL will decide no later than Week 8 whether Ravens at Chargers in Week 16 will be played either on Saturday at 4:30 or 8:20; or on Sunday at 4:25.— Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiecsun) April 20, 2018