CLEVELAND — Editor’s note: the video in the player higher than is from March 4, 2021.
The NFL regular period just bought a minimal little bit more time.
On Tuesday, the NFL entrepreneurs formally authorised plans to incorporate a 17th regular-period video game to every team’s timetable starting in 2021. The modify will see each and every team’s preseason program slash from 4 video games to three with just about every team’s 17th opponent chosen by means of a rotation of inter-division matchups.
The NFL’s entrepreneurs had the capability to approve the extensive-awaited 17-game regular-year schedule commencing in 2021 as a outcome of the collective bargaining arrangement that was reached ahead of the 2020 period. The normal-year will now very last a complete of 18 months, with every single workforce however owning its customary bye 7 days.
As a final result of the expanded plan, the Arizona Cardinals have now been additional as an opponent for a ninth property match on the Cleveland Browns’ 2021 plan. The Browns’ full listing of opponents for their however-to-be-introduced 2021 program is as follows:
The Browns enter 2021 next a 2020 period in which they amassed their very first winning year given that 2007 and acquired their initially postseason bid considering that 2002. Cleveland’s victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Wild Card round marked its initially playoff gain considering the fact that the 1994 period.