NFL schedule release set for Thursday at 8 ET

The NFL will launch its 2020 regular-season schedule on Thursday, Might 7 at eight p.m. ET, the league introduced Monday.

The 2020 schedule is not going to embody worldwide video games due to the coronavirus pandemic, the NFL introduced earlier Monday.

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These video games, two at Wembley Stadium that had been to be hosted by the Jacksonville Jaguars, two at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to be hosted by the Atlanta Falcons and Miami Dolphins, and one at Estadio Azteca in Mexico Metropolis to be hosted by the Arizona Cardinals, will probably be performed at U.S. stadiums as an alternative.

League spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed final week that the total 17-game schedule will probably be launched — together with a Sept. 10 opener and the Tremendous Bowl on Feb. 7.

The league has evaluated contingency plans ought to the pandemic intensify, working at the side of the NFL Gamers Affiliation and medical specialists on a set of protocols.

The league is evaluating when gamers can reenter group amenities. The NFL and NFLPA have agreed to maintain buildings closed till each state during which a group resides lifts its stay-at-home mandate. Groups are conducting organized group actions just about.

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