When does the 2021 NFL season begin: TV channel, kickoff time, prediction, live stream for Cowboys vs. Buccaneers game tonight

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The 2021 NFL season officially kicks off this Thursday, September 9 with a match-up between the Dallas Cowboys and the reigning Super Bowl Champions, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Florida at Raymond James Stadium. Coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. ET on NBC with Football Night in America. The game will also be available to stream live on Peacock.

Click here to stream Cowboys vs. Buccaneers live right now.

This season marks the debut of an enhanced playing structure featuring a 17-game schedule. Every team will play 17 games with one bye week, hosting 10 games and as a result, Super Bowl LVI will take place on February 13, 2022–a week later than normal–at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles.

See below for the full Week 1 NFL schedule.

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2021 NFL Week 1 Schedule

Week 1

Date & Time (ET)

Match Up

Where to Watch

Thursday, September 9, 8:20 pm

Sunday, September 12, 1:00 pm

Sunday, September 12, 1:00 pm

Sunday, September 12, 4:25 pm

Sunday, September 12, 4:25 pm

Sunday, September 12, 8:20 pm

Monday, September 13, 8:15 pm

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