DALLAS, Texas — On Wednesday the NFL announced the schedule for the upcoming 2021 season.
The Dallas Cowboys will open up the season on September 9th, on the road facing the Super Bowl Champions, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The team’s bye falls on week seven on October 24th, then a month later the team is on the road taking on Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs on November 21st.
The Cowboys are home on Thanksgiving Day, facing the Las Vegas Raiders at 3:30 p.m.
Then Kliff Kingsbury and the Arizona Cardinals make their way to Dallas for the second to last game of the regular season, taking place on January 2nd. The Cowboys then closeout the regular season on the road taking on the Philadelphia Eagles.
Week 1, Thurs 9/9: @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Week 2, Sun 9/19: @ Los Angeles Chargers
Week 3, Mon 9/27: vs Philadelphia Eagles
Week 4, Sun 10/3: vs Carolina Panthers
Week 5, Sun 10/10: vs New York Giants
Week 6, Sun 10/17 @ New England Patriots
Week 7, Sun 10/24 BYE
Week 8, Sun 10/31 @ Minnesota Vikings
Week 9, Sun 11/7: vs Denver Broncos
Week 10, Sun 11/14 vs Atlanta Falcons
Week 11, Sun 11/21 @ Kansas City Chiefs
Week 12, Thurs 11/25 vs Las Vegas Raiders
Week 13, Thurs 12/2 @ New Orleans Saints
Week 14, Sun 12/12 @ Washington
Week 15, Sun 12/19 @ New York Giants
Week 16, Sun 12/26 vs Washington
Week 17, Sun 1/2 vs Arizona Cardinals
Week 18, Sun 1/9 @ Philadelphia Eagles