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Packers release 2021 Schedule

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Updated: May. 12, 2021 at 6:55 PM CDT
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (Packers Press Release) -

– PRESEASON –

Date                               Opponent                                                   Time (CT)                                      TV

Sat., Aug. 14                 HOUSTON TEXANS                                        7 p.m. Packers TV Network/Telemundo Wisconsin

Green Bay Packers Give Back Game

Sat., Aug. 21                 NEW YORK JETS (Gold Pkg.)                 3:25 p.m. Packers TV Network/Telemundo Wisconsin

USA Football Game

Sat., Aug. 28                 at Buffalo Bills                                                 12 p.m. Packers TV Network/Telemundo Wisconsin

– REGULAR SEASON –

Date                               Opponent                                                   Time (CT)                                      TV

Sun., Sept. 12              at New Orleans Saints                                3:25 p.m.                                    FOX

Mon., Sept. 20              DETROIT LIONS                                         7:15 p.m.                                   ESPN

Sun., Sept. 26              at San Francisco 49ers                              7:20 p.m.                                    NBC

Sun., Oct. 3                   PITTSBURGH STEELERS (Gold Pkg.) 3:25 p.m.                                    CBS

Sun., Oct. 10                at Cincinnati Bengals                                     12 p.m.                                    FOX

Sun., Oct. 17                at Chicago Bears                                          *12 p.m.                                    FOX

Sun., Oct. 24                WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM           *12 p.m.                                    FOX

Thu., Oct. 28                 at Arizona Cardinals                                   7:20 p.m.                      FOX/NFLN/Amazon

Sun., Nov. 7                  at Kansas City Chiefs                               *3:25 p.m.                                    FOX

Sun., Nov. 14                SEATTLE SEAHAWKS                            *3:25 p.m.                                    CBS

Sun., Nov. 21                at Minnesota Vikings                                    *12 p.m.                                    FOX

Sun., Nov. 28                LOS ANGELES RAMS (Gold Pkg.)        *3:25 p.m.                                    FOX

Sun., Dec. 5                  BYE

Sun., Dec. 12                CHICAGO BEARS                                    *7:20 p.m.                                    NBC

Sun., Dec. 19                at Baltimore Ravens                                     *12 p.m.                                    FOX

Sat., Dec. 25                 CLEVELAND BROWNS                            3:30 p.m.                      FOX/NFLN/Amazon

Sun., Jan. 2                   MINNESOTA VIKINGS                             *7:20 p.m.                                    NBC

Sun., Jan. 9                   at Detroit Lions                                                12 p.m.                                    FOX

“Flexible scheduling” will be used in Weeks 11-18. Additionally, in Weeks 5-10, flexible scheduling may be used in no more than two weeks. In Weeks 5-17, the schedule lists the games tentatively set for Sunday Night Football on NBC. Only Sunday afternoon games are eligible to be moved to Sunday night, in which case the tentatively scheduled Sunday night game would be moved to an afternoon start time. For Week 18, two Saturday games and the Sunday night game will be announced no later than six days prior to January 9. The schedule does not list Saturday games or a Sunday night game in Week 18, but games with playoff implications will be moved to those time slots. Flexible scheduling will not be applied to games airing on Thursday or Monday nights.

A PDF of the 2020 Packers schedule can be downloaded at the following link: https://static.clubs.nfl.com/image/upload/packers/k7dxifrobemfnoltvhky

SCHEDULE NOTES …

at New Orleans, Sept. 12, 3:25 p.m. CT (FOX) – It marks only the second season opener at New Orleans in team history (1977)…Playing at New Orleans in back-to-back seasons for only the second time (1986-87)…The winning team has scored 34-plus points in eight of the last 10 matchups, including 37 by the Packers last season in New Orleans…The Packers open with two of the first three games on the road for the second straight season.

vs. Detroit, Sept. 20, 7:15 p.m. CT (ESPN) – Home opener vs. Detroit for the second straight year…Second Monday Night Football game vs. Detroit at Lambeau in last three seasons (23-22 win by Green Bay in 2019)…On MNF for the 29th straight season…Including a 1994 playoff victory, the Packers are 27-3 against the Lions in the state of Wisconsin since 1992…The Packers have swept the season series each of the past two years…Green Bay scored 42 points in the meeting at Lambeau last season, the most it had scored at home against the Lions since posting 45 in 2011.

at San Francisco, Sept. 26, 7:20 p.m. CT (NBC) – Dating back to 1970, it is the first time the Packers have played at the 49ers in the regular season in three straight years…Fifth game (including playoffs) for Green Bay at Levi’s Stadium (2015, 2019, 2019 NFC Championship, 2020)…Dating back to 1996, the Packers have a 12-3 mark against San Francisco during the regular season.

vs. Pittsburgh, Oct. 3, 3:25 p.m. CT (CBS) – First visit for Pittsburgh to Lambeau Field since 2013…Including Super Bowl XLV, six of the last seven games between the two have been decided by seven points or less…Each team has scored 25-plus points in each of the last four matchups, including the Super Bowl…It will be the earliest meeting between Green Bay and Pittsburgh since Sept. 27, 1992, a 17-3 win by the Packers at Lambeau.

at Cincinnati, Oct. 10, 12 p.m. CT (FOX) – It will be the sixth visit for Green Bay to Cincinnati and the first since 2013…Each of the last three games at the Bengals have been decided by seven points or less…The Packers are looking for their first victory in Cincinnati since 1998…The two teams last met in 2017, a 27-24 overtime victory by Green Bay at Lambeau Field...This will be the 14th matchup between the two teams and the seventh time they will play in October.

at Chicago, Oct. 17, 12 p.m. CT (FOX) – First October game between the teams at Soldier Field since 1997 (teams played in October 2002 in Champaign, Ill.)…Including a 2010 playoff victory at Chicago, Green Bay has won 22 of the last 27 meetings between the rivals at Soldier Field, including 10 of the last 11…Seven of the last nine games between the two clubs at Soldier Field have been decided by single digits…The Packers have scored 30-plus points in five of the last eight road games against the Bears, including 35 points last season.

vs. Washington Football Team, Oct. 24, 12 p.m. CT (FOX) – The Packers have won five straight games at Lambeau Field against Washington…The last time Green Bay lost at home to Washington was in 1988…The Packers are 10-5 against Washington at home…Overall, Green Bay has won three of the last five matchups between the two teams, including a 20-15 win at home in 2019.

at Arizona, Oct. 28, 7:20 p.m. CT (FOX/NFLN/Amazon) – It is the first prime-time regular-season game between the two teams…Green Bay is looking for its first win at the Cardinals since 2009…Including the postseason, two of the last three games between the two in Arizona have gone to overtime…Dating back to 1970, this will be only the second time (2006) the Packers and Cardinals have faced off in October.

at Kansas City, Nov. 7, 3:25 p.m. CT (FOX) – It is the second game at Arrowhead Stadium in the last three seasons, with the Packers winning, 31-24, in 2019…It marks the 13th regular-season game between the Packers and Chiefs…Green Bay has won three of the last four games against the Chiefs, including two of the last three at Kansas City.

vs. Seattle, Nov. 14, 3:25 p.m. CT (CBS) – Green Bay has won nine straight home games (including playoffs) against the Seahawks…It is the sixth regular-season meeting with Seattle in the last eight seasons…Including the postseason, it will be the ninth time the two teams have played in 10 seasons (since 2012)…Including the playoffs, Green Bay has won four of the last five games against Seattle, including the last meeting, a 28-23 victory in 2019 Divisional Playoff… Each of the last three matchups have been decided by eight points or less (including the postseason).

at Minnesota, Nov. 21, 12 p.m. CT (FOX) – Of the past 37 regular-season meetings between the teams, 24 of those games have been decided by seven points or less…The Packers have a 30-29 record in away games against the Vikings, including wins at Minnesota each of the last two seasons.

vs. L.A. Rams, Nov. 28, 3:25 p.m. CT (FOX) – It will be the latest regular-season visit for the Rams to Lambeau Field since 2004, a 45-17 victory by Green Bay on Nov. 29…Green Bay has won five of the last six regular-season matchups with the Rams and 12 of the last 17…Including the postseason, the Packers have won each of the last three home games against the Rams, outscoring them 80-31.

vs. Chicago, Dec. 12, 7:20 p.m. CT (NBC) – Green Bay has won 11 of the last 13 meetings against the Bears at Lambeau Field, including a 41-25 victory last season…The Packers have outscored Chicago, 361-195, in the last 13 home games, scoring 20-plus points in 11 of those contests…It is the 10th time in the last 11 years that the Packers-Bears game at Lambeau Field will be played in prime time…It is the Bears’ second visit to Lambeau Field in December in the last three seasons (2019).

at Baltimore, Dec. 19, 12 p.m. CT (FOX) – The Packers last played at the Ravens in 2013, coming out victorious, 19-17…Green Bay played at Baltimore in Week 15 back in 2005…The Packers are 4-2 all-time against the Ravens, including a 1-1 mark at Baltimore…Four of the six matchups between the two teams have been decided by more than 12 points.

vs. Cleveland, Dec. 25, 3:30 p.m. CT (FOX/NFLN/Amazon) – Green Bay is 13-7 all-time against Cleveland, including 1-0 in the postseason…The Packers have won each of the last three matchups and five of the last six…The two teams last played in 2017, a 27-21 overtime victory by Green Bay in Cleveland…The Browns last played at Green Bay in 2013, a 31-13 Packers win…Packers play on a Saturday for the second straight season.

vs. Minnesota, Jan. 2, 7:20 p.m. CT (NBC) – Will be just the second January matchup for the Packers and Vikings during the regular season (2015)…Each of the last three matchups between the two in Green Bay have been decided by six points or less, including a tie in 2018…The Packers have won three of the last four meetings…Green Bay has scored 22-plus points in 12 of the last 15 home games vs. Minnesota.

at Detroit, Jan. 9, 12 p.m. CT (FOX) – Green Bay has won two of the last three regular-season finales at Detroit and is 3-3 overall in road games against the Lions to close out the regular season…The Packers have won two in a row at Detroit…Green Bay leads the regular-season series, 102-72-7 (.583), and have won both postseason contests the two clubs have played…Green Bay’s 102 regular-season wins over the Lions are the most it has against any team…The Packers swept the season series in 2020 for the second straight year and for the 10th time in the last 17 seasons.

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