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The Las Vegas Raiders Super-Sized Schedule

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The 2021 NFL regular season schedule was leaked most of the day and then finally released in its entirety Wednesday evening.

We did know a couple of things already in regards to the Las Vegas Raiders. We knew based off of the opponents record in 2020 they would have the league’s most difficult schedule and they along with the rest of the league would have their largest scheduled ever.

Welcome to football in 2021.

The super-sized schedule features one more regular season game that will take 18 weeks to play and will cross over into 2022. The Raiders will finally be able to welcome fans into their brand-new stadium this season and they will also be spotlighted on the national stage four times with a possibility of five games.

The Raiders open the season on Monday Night at home against Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens. They have another Monday Night game three weeks later in Los Angeles against the Chargers on October 4th. In mid-November the Raiders host the Chiefs on Football Night America on Sunday Night Football.

Lastly, they have a chance for one more game on a big stage in December when they battle the Browns. The date of the game has yet to be determined as it could be Saturday or Sunday.

Here is the layout for the 2021 Las Vegas Raiders:

Week 1 Monday September 13 – Baltimore Ravens

Week 2 Sunday September 19 – at Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 3 Sunday September 26 – Miami Dolphins

Week 4 Monday October 4 – at Los Angeles Chargers

Week 5 Sunday October 10 – Chicago Bears

Week 6 Sunday October 17 – at Denver Broncos

Week 7 Sunday October 24 – Philadelphia Eagles

Week 8 – BYE

Week 9 – Sunday November 7 at New York Giants

Week 10 – Sunday November 14 Kansas City Chiefs

Week 11 – Sunday November 21 Cincinnati Bengals

Week 12 – Thursday November 25 at Dallas Cowboys

Week 13 – Sunday December 5 Washington Football Team

Week 14 – Sunday December 12 at Kansas City Chiefs

Week 15 – Saturday or Sunday December 18/19 at Cleveland Browns

Week 16 – Sunday December 26 Denver Broncos

Week 17 – Sunday January 2 at Indianapolis Colts

Week 18 – Sunday January 9 Los Angeles Chargers