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NFL schedule 2022: Bills-Rams, Buccaneers-Cowboys, Broncos-Seahawks in Week 1; Chiefs, Patriots, Packers, Saints leaks | LIVE UPDATES

NJ.com logo NJ.com 5/12/2022 Mike Rosenstein, nj.com
New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll speaks before the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll speaks before the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

More pieces of the puzzle are in place as the NFL unveils its schedule for the upcoming season.

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UPDATE (6:13 p.m.) SNY’s Ralph Vacchiano: Also now confirmed: Jets at Cleveland in Week 2.”

UPDATE (6:09 p.m.) Pro Football Focus’ Ari Meirov reports The first Sunday Night game of the season will be Dak Prescott and the #Cowboys against Tom Brady and the #Bucs. That game will be in Dallas* this time. Both teams also met last year in Week 1.”

Full Week 1 schedule:

Season opener, Thursday night: BUF @ LAR

New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll (center) gestures during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll (center) gestures during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

Sunday early window: NO @ ATL, CLE @ CAR, SF @ CHI, PIT @ CIN, PHI @ DET, IND @ HOU, NE @ MIA, BAL @ NYJ, JAX @ WSH

Late window Sunday: KC @ ARZ, LV @ LAC, GB @ MIN, NYG @ TEN

Sunday Night: TB @ DAL

New York Giants quarterbacks Daniel Jones (8) and Tyrod Taylor (2) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants quarterbacks Daniel Jones (8) and Tyrod Taylor (2) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

Monday Night DEN @ SEA

Full Week 2 schedule:

Thursday Night: LAC @ KC

New York Giants C.J. Board (18, left) and corner Jarren Williams (34) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants C.J. Board (18, left) and corner Jarren Williams (34) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

Early Sunday: NYJ @ CLE, DET @ WSH, CAR @ NYG, MIA @ BAL, TB @ NO, NE @ PIT, IND @ JAX

Late window Sunday: SEA @ SF, ATL @ LAR, HOU @ DEN, AZ @ LV, CIN @ DAL

Sunday Night: CHI @ GB

Monday Night: TEN @ BUF, MIN @ PHI

New York Giants wide receiver Kenny Golladay (19) participates in drills during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants wide receiver Kenny Golladay (19) participates in drills during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

UPDATE (5:05 p.m.) Pro Football Focus’ Ari Meirov reports The defending Super Bowl champion LA #Rams will open up the 2022 NFL season on Thursday Night, September 8th … against the Buffalo #Bills.”

New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll (left) speaks with quarterback Tyrod Taylor (2) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll (left) speaks with quarterback Tyrod Taylor (2) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

UPDATE (4:33 p.m.) Altitude’s Vic Lombardi: The @Broncos will open the season at Seattle on MNF.”

New York Giants Dexter Lawrence during an interview after the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants Dexter Lawrence during an interview after the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

UPDATE (4:07 p.m.) Pro Football Network’s Mike Kaye: “As first reported by @E_Dilla, the #Eagles will host the #Jaguars on Oct. 2, league source confirmed.”

UPDATE (2:34 p.m.) The Detroit Free Press reports the Lions will host the Buffalo Bills on Thanksgiving.

New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll and his players come together during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll and his players come together during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

UPDATE (1:53 p.m) The New York Post’s Brian Costello reports “The Jets have one prime-time game on the 2022 schedule. They will face the Jaguars on Thursday Night Football on Dec. 22 at MetLife Stadium, per sources.”

Injured New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard (on a knee) watches as teammate Kenny Golladay (19) makes a catch during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS Injured New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard (on a knee) watches as teammate Kenny Golladay (19) makes a catch during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

UPDATE (1:45 p.m.) The Record’s Art Stapleton reports “Giants’ pregame schedule: Week 1 at Patriots, Week 2 vs. Bengals, Week 3 at Jets.”

UPDATE (1:10 p.m.) The New York Post’s Brian Costello reports “Jets will host Ravens to open 2022 NFL season.”

UPDATE (1:08 p.m.) The New York Post’s Ryan Dunleavy reports “Sources: #Giants at #Cowboys on #Thanksgiving. Heard it a few places earlier and now confirmed.”

UPDATE (12:48 p.m.) NFL reporter Dov Kleiman has the complete Bears schedule, including at the Giants Week 4, at the Jets Week 12 and vs. the Eagles Week 15.

UPDATE (12:45 p.m.): NOLA.com has the complete Saints schedule, including Week 17 at the Eagles.

UPDATE (12:43 p.m.) Pro Football Focus’ Ari Meirov: “The #Browns will open up their season on the road vs. the #Panthers, per @josephperson.”

UPDATE (12:41 p.m.) NFL reporter Brittany Bowen:” According to sources the NFL Thanksgiving Matchup for the Cowboys will be against the Bengals at 4:30 PM EST on FOX”

UPDATE (12:19 p.m.) NFL reporter Dov Kleiman: ”Week 4: #Bears at #Giants Week 12: #Bears at #Jets [via @DannyParkins]”

UPDATE (11:19 a.m.) SI has dates on multiple games for the Packers: Week 2 vs. Bears Sunday Night Football, Week 4 vs. Patriots at 4:25 p.m. ET, Week 6 vs. Jets at 1 p.m. ET, Week 11 vs. Titans Thursday Night Football, Week 15 vs. Rams Monday Night Football, Week 16 at Dolphins Christmas Day Game at 1 p.m. ET, Week 17 vs. Vikings on Sunday, Week 18 vs. Lions on Sunday.

New York Giants quarterbacks (l to r) Tyrod Taylor (2), Daniel Jones (8) and Davis Webb (12) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants quarterbacks (l to r) Tyrod Taylor (2), Daniel Jones (8) and Davis Webb (12) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

UPDATE (10:55 a.m.) The New York Post’s Ryan Dunleavy reports “#Giants open the season at #Titans in Week 1. Home opener vs #Panthers.”

UPDATE (10:54 a.m.) NBC Sports Washington’s JP Finlay reports “Washington will open the season vs Jacksonville at FedEx Field, per sources.”

New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll (left) with quarterback Daniel Jones (8) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll (left) with quarterback Daniel Jones (8) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

UPDATE (10:52 a.m.) 670 The Score’s Danny Perkins reports the following Chiefs dates: “Week 5 v Raiders on MNF, Week 6 v Bills, Week 9 v Titans SNF on November 6th, Week 14 Chiefs at Broncos on SNF.”

UPDATE (10:51 a.m.) Saints reporter Nick Underhill: “Saints open at Atlanta, vs. Tampa Bay and at Carolina.”

New York Giants general manager Joe Schoen speaks during an interview after the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants general manager Joe Schoen speaks during an interview after the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

UPDATE (10:31 a.m.) NBC Sports Boston’s Tom E. Curran reports the Patriots host the Chicago Bears in Week 7 for Monday Night Football.

New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones hands the ball off to running back Saquon Barkley (26) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones hands the ball off to running back Saquon Barkley (26) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

UPDATE (10:27 a.m.) The Boston Herald’s Karen Guregian: “Per source, can confirm reports that the Patriots will travel to Green Bay Week 4 with a 4:25 start, and host Detroit Week 5 at 1 p.m. ... Can confirm the Pats will be playing Monday Night Football (8:15) Week 7 against Chicago in a matchup of 2021 first round picks Mac Jones and Justin Fields. ... Per source, the Patriots will be playing on Thanksgiving this year in a prime-time game Week 12 against the Vikings.”

New York Giants center Jon Feliciano (76, center) works against Ben Bredeson (68) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants center Jon Feliciano (76, center) works against Ben Bredeson (68) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

UPDATE (9:39 a.m.) The Detroit Free Press reports the Lions visit the Packers in Week 18.

UPDATE (9:23 a.m) Saints reporter Nick Underhill: “Saints play the Bengals Week 6 ... Saints at Bucs Week 13 - Monday Night Football.”

New York Giants center Jon Feliciano (76, center) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants center Jon Feliciano (76, center) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

UPDATE (8:50 a.m.) The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jeff McLane reports the Philadelphia Eagles “open 2022 NFL season at Detroit, and visit Dallas on Christmas Eve.”

New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll speaks before the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll speaks before the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

UPDATE (8:34 a.m.) The NFL announced “Mahomes vs. Brady Part VI: Coming Week 4 on @SNFonNBC.” The Kansas City Chiefs-Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday Night Football showdown is a rematch of Super Bowl LV, when Tom Brady beat Patrick Mahomes, 31-9, to win his unprecedented seventh Lombardi Trophy.

The Athletic’s Matt Schneidman has the dates for several games on the Green Bay Packers’ 2022 regular season schedule. It includes a home game against the New York Jets in Week 6.

Injured New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard (on a knee) watches as teammate Kenny Golladay (19) makes a catch during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS Injured New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard (on a knee) watches as teammate Kenny Golladay (19) makes a catch during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

The NFL will release the complete 2022 regular-season schedule tonight at 8 p.m. ET.

But bits and pieces have been leaked by the league and its broadcast partners leading up to the big reveal.

On Monday, the NFL announced ESPN and ABC will have a Monday Night Football doubleheader in Week 2.

On Tuesday, CBS announced the Denver Broncos and Los Angeles Rams will meet on Christmas Day at SoFi Stadium.

New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll (left) with quarterback Daniel Jones (8) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants head coach Brian Daboll (left) with quarterback Daniel Jones (8) during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

On Wednesday, FOX announced the Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers will meet in Week 10 as Mike McCarthy makes his return to Wisconsin.

Last week, the league announced the schedule for its international games this year:

The three London games are:

- Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints on Oct. 2 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

New York Giants running back Matt Breida (31) carries the ball during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants running back Matt Breida (31) carries the ball during the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

- New York Giants vs. Green Bay Packers on Oct. 9 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

- Denver Broncos vs. Jacksonville Jaguars on Oct. 30 at Wembley Stadium.

The NFL will play its first regular-season game in Germany when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the Seattle Seahawks in a Week 10 matchup on Sunday, Nov. 13.

New York Giants Leonard Williams smiles during an interview after the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J. © Andrew Mills/nj.com/TNS New York Giants Leonard Williams smiles during an interview after the Giants minicamp practice on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in East Rutherford, N.J.

The Arizona Cardinals will host the NFL’s first game in Mexico since 2019 on Monday, Nov. 21, at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City when they face the San Francisco 49ers in an NFC West showdown.

During the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft, the league announced the matchup for Amazon Prime’s first broadcast of the Thursday Night Football package: the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday, Sept. 15.

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