NFL Scheduled Games Began To Leak Hours Before Announcements
There were calls for postponements and cries about this being bad optics and insensitivity, yet, the NFL moved forward with releasing schedules on Thursday.
Mere hours away from the official announcement, as expected, certain games began to leak out to get fans excited.
First up, Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Bucs will have their first matchup of the 2020 season against Drew Brees and the New Orleans saints.
The Eagles will be opening up their season against the Washington Redskins. It will be head coach Ron Rivera’s first game for his new team.
The Las Vegas Raiders will have a Monday Night Football game at Allegiant Stadium in Week 2 against the Saints.
Every team already knows its opponents and whether the game is at home or away, it’s just a matter of what week and the placement of the bye week and some of the expected prime-time match-ups.