2018 NFL Schedule Announced Thursday, April 19 at 8 PM Eastern on NFL Network and NFL.com

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2018 NFL Schedule Announced Thursday, April 19 at 8 PM Eastern on NFL Network and NFL.com

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​​Two-Hour '2018 NFL Schedule Release' Show on NFL Network Reveals Entire Schedule​

All 32 Team Schedules & More Available on NFL.com

The 2018 NFL schedule will be released on NFL Network and NFL.com Thursday, April 19 at 8:00 PM ET.

NFL Network's coverage will be highlighted by 2018 NFL Schedule Release Presented by Verizon on Thursday, April 19 at 8:00 PM ET, a two-hour special hosted by Scott Hanson and featuring analysts Steve Mariucci, Kurt Warner and Maurice Jones-Drew. The special will break down the entire 2018 NFL regular season schedule, division by division, analyzing the top matchups and primetime games, including the 18-game Thursday Night Football schedule on FOX and NFL Network. Additionally during the two-hour show, the Rich Eisen Show hosted by Rich Eisen will take calls from fans to provide their thoughts and reactions, as well as provide interviews with current NFL players regarding the 2018 NFL schedule.

Also featured on 2018 NFL Schedule Release:

  • Live reports from NFL Network reporters stationed at team facilities and cities, including Mike Garafolo with the Philadelphia Eagles, Stacey Dales with the New England Patriots, Steve Wyche with the Oakland Raiders, Jane Slater outside of AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas and Tiffany Blackmon outside of Mercedes-Benz Stadium, site of Super Bowl LIII
  • NFL Media analytics expert Cynthia Frelund predicts the playoff field in 2018
  • NFL Fantasy expert Michael Fabiano discusses the fantasy implications of the 2018 NFL regular season schedule
  • NFL Media's Colleen Wolfe monitors social media for fan and team reaction

Live streaming of NFL Network is available across devices (smartphone, PC, tablet and connected TVs) through the NFL app or NFL.com/watch for subscribers of participating NFL Network providers. For more information, go to NFL.com/nflnetwork.

For fans who want to see their team's schedule in its entirety, NFL.com is the place to go on Thursday, April 19 at 8:00 PM ET. NFL.com will provide complete team-by-team and weekly schedules of all 256 regular-season games, listing opponents, sites and times.

Additional NFL Digital Media features include:

  • NFL Media's Judy Battista provides a schedule round-up and analysis
  • Around the NFL's Gregg Rosenthal analyzes the teams with the toughest schedules, Marc Sessler analyzes the teams with the easiest schedules in 2018 and Dan Hanzus breaks down the best revenge games in 2018
  • NFL Media's Elliot Harrison's top 18 games of the 2018 season LINK
  • NFL Media's Adam Schein presents his nine best primetime games
  • Instant Debate – When will San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo lose his first game?
  • Full schedule pages on NFL.com customized by team and week



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