2021 NFL schedule: Cowboys-Buccaneers kicks off Week 1's slate of games
Tom Brady and the Super Bowl-champion Buccaneers will commence their quest to repeat against the visiting Cowboys when they open up the 2021 season on Thursday, Sept. 9, the NFL announced Wednesday along with the other 15 Week 1 games.
A matchup of the highest profile -- featuring the reigning world champions against perhaps the most popular team in the football world -- will kick off the 2021 NFL season.
Tom Brady and the Super Bowl-champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers will commence their quest to repeat against the visiting Dallas Cowboys when they open up the 2021 season at Raymond James Stadium at 8:20 p.m. ET on Thursday, Sept. 9 on NBC, the NFL announced Wednesday.
As the 2020 season reached its conclusion at Super Bowl LV in Tampa with the Buccaneers hoisting the Lombardi Trophy, the 2021 campaign will begin anew in the same place with those same Bucs taking centerstage.