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2024 NFL season: Key dates, teams, stadiums, divisions, how to watch & more

Who lift the Lombardi Trophy at the end of the 2024 NFL season?

The Kansas City Chiefs became the first team to win back-to-back titles in February, and Patrick Mahomes and company have their sights set on a three-peat.

Continue reading for a look at all the key dates for the 2024 season, from Week 1 to the championship game, teams, divisions, how to watch, and much more. 

2024 NFL season Week 1 start date

The 2024 NFL season will begin on Thursday, September 5, 2024.

2024 NFL regular season end date

The 2024 NFL regular season will end on January 5, 2025. 

The 2024 NFL playoffs will then begin six days later on January 11, 2025, and conclude with the championship game on February 9, 2025. 

List of NFL teams



Baltimore Ravens

Arizona Cardinals

Buffalo Bills

Atlanta Falcons

Cincinnati Bengals

Carolina Panthers

Cleveland Browns

Chicago Bears

Denver Broncos

Dallas Cowboys

Houston Texans

Detroit Lions

Indianapolis Colts

Green Bay Packers

Jacksonville Jaguars

Los Angeles Rams

Kansas City Chiefs

Minnesota Vikings

Las Vegas Raiders

New Orleans Saints

Los Angeles Chargers

New York Giants

Miami Dolphins

Philadelphia Eagles

New England Patriots

San Francisco 49ers

New York Jets

Seattle Seahawks

Pittsburgh Steelers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tennessee Titans

Washington Commanders

List of NFL divisions

AFC East

AFC North

AFC South

AFC West

NFC East

NFC North

NFC South

NFC West

BUF Bills

BAL Ravens

HOU Texans

DEN Broncos

DAL Cowboys

CHI Bears

ATL Falcons

ARZ Cardinals

MIA Dolphins

CIN Bengals

IND Colts

KC Chiefs

NY Giants

DET Lions

CAR Panthers

LA Rams

NE Patriots

CLE Browns

JAX Jaguars

LV Raiders

PHI Eagles

GB Packers

NO Saints

SF 49ers

NY Jets

PIT Steelers

TEN Titans

LA Chargers

WAS Commanders

MIN Vikings

TB Buccaneers

SEA Seahawks

How to watch the NFL: TV channels, streaming, RedZone & more

TV channels

Multiple networks will air games via their dedicated channels and services, including the likes of CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC and NFL Network.

Most NFL games take place on Sunday afternoons on either CBS or FOX. Games with AFC road teams are broadcast on CBS, while NFC road teams are aired on FOX.


Paid streaming services will air NFL games as well, including the likes of NFL+, NFL Game Pass, Hulu + Live TV, Paramount+ (CBS games), Peacock (NBC games), Amazon Prime Video, YouTube TV, and Sling TV.

Primetime games

There are three weekly NFL primetime games - Thursday Night Football, Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football.

Thursday Night Football is broadcast exclusively by Amazon Prime Video and Twitch and requires a paid subscription to watch.

Sunday Night Football is broadcast by NBC, and Monday Night Football is broadcast by ESPN/ABC.

Various paid streaming services will allow you to watch Sunday and Monday Night Football games, including TouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, fubtoTV, Peacock and others. 

NFL Sunday Ticket

NFL Sunday Ticket allows you to access out-of-market games, accessible as a paid add-on package on YouTube TV. 

This service allows you to watch games that are not broadcast locally on Fox or CBS. 

NFL RedZone

One of the most popular ways to watch football, NFL RedZone airs every Sunday during the regular season from 1 PM ET to 8 PM ET on select streaming services. Hosted by Scott Hanson, the program provides commercial-free coverage of every touchdown from every game in progress.

NFL RedZone is accessible via Cable or Satellite TV bundle, as well as paid subscription on various streaming platforms such as NFL+ and YouTube TV.

2024 NFL season schedule release date

At the time of writing, no official date has been determined for the 2024 regular season schedule release.

NFL international games in 2024

There will be a total of five NFL international games in 2024, across three different cities:

  • London, England
    • Chicago Bears vs. TBD, Date TBD at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
    • Minnesota Vikings vs. TBD, Date TBD at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
    • Jacksonville Jaguars vs. TBD, Date TBD at Wembley Stadium
  • Munich, Germany
    • Carolina Panthers vs. TBD, Date TBD at Allianz Arena
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil
    • Philadelphia Eagles vs. TBD, September 6, 2024 (Week 1) at Arena Corinthinas

List of NFL head coaches

Head CoachTeam
John HarbaughBaltimore Ravens
Sean McDermottBuffalo Bills
Zac TaylorCincinnati Bengals
Kevin StefanskiCleveland Browns
Sean PaytonDenver Broncos
DeMeco RyansHouston Texans
Shane SteichenIndianapolis Colts
Doug PedersonJacksonville Jaguars
Andy ReidKansas City Chiefs
Antonio PierceLas Vegas Raiders
Jim HarbaughLos Angeles Chargers
Mike McDanielMiami Dolphins
Jerod MayoNew England Patriots
Robert SalehNew York Jets
Mike TomlinPittsburgh Steelers
Brian CallahanTennessee Titans
Jonathan GannonArizona Cardinals
Raheem MorrisAtlanta Falcons
Dave CanalesCarolina Panthers
Matt EberflusChicago Bears
Mike McCarthyDallas Cowboys
Dan CampbellDetroit Lions
Matt LaFleurGreen Bay Packers
Sean McVayLos Angeles Rams
Kevin O'ConnellMinnesota Vikings
Dennis AllenNew Orleans Saints
Brian DabollNew York Giants
Nick SirianniPhiladelphia Eagles
Kyle ShanahanSan Francisco 49ers
Mike MacdonaldSeattle Seahawks
Todd BowlesTampa Bay Buccaneers
Dan QuinnWashington Commanders

Read more: 2024 NFL head coach, general manager tracker

List of NFL stadiums

Stadium NameLocationTeam(s)
Acrisure StadiumPittsburgh, PennsylvaniaPittsburgh Steelers
Allegiant StadiumParadise, NevadaLas Vegas Raiders
Arrowhead StadiumKansas City, MissouriKansas City Chiefs
AT&T StadiumArlington, TexasDallas Cowboys
Bank of America StadiumCharlotte, North CarolinaCarolina Panthers
Caesars SuperdomeNew Orleans, LouisianaNew Orleans Saints
Cleveland Browns StadiumCleveland, OhioCleveland Browns
Empower Field at Mile HighDenver, ColoradoDenver Broncos
FedExFieldLandover, MarylandWashington Commanders
Ford FieldDetroit, MichiganDetroit Lions
Gillette StadiumFoxborough, MassachusettsNew England Patriots
Hard Rock StadiumMiami Gardens, FloridaMiami Dolphins
Highmark StadiumOrchard Park, New YorkBuffalo Bills
Lambeau FieldGreen Bay, WisconsinGreen Bay Packers
Levi’s StadiumSanta Clara, WisconsinSan Francisco 49ers
Lincoln Financial FieldPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia Eagles
Lucas Oil StadiumIndianapolis, IndianaIndianapolis Colts
Lumen FieldSeattle, WashingtonSeattle Seahawks
M&T Bank StadiumBaltimore, MarylandBaltimore Ravens
Mercedes-Benz StadiumAtlanta, GeorgiaAtlanta Falcons
MetLife StadiumEast Rutherford, New JerseyNew York Giants / New York Jets
Nissan StadiumNashville, TennesseeTennessee Titans
NRG StadiumHouston, TexasHouston Texans
Paycor StadiumCincinnati, OhioCincinnati Bengals
Raymond James StadiumTampa, FloridaTampa Bay Buccaneers
SoFi StadiumInglewood, CaliforniaLos Angeles Rams / Los Angeles Chargers
Soldier FieldChicago, IllinoisChicago Bears
State Farm StadiumGlendale, ArizonaArizona Cardinals
TIAA Bank FieldJacksonville, FloridaJacksonville Jaguars
U.S. Bank StadiumMinneapolis, MinnesotaMinnesota Vikings

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