There are generally a few insane idiosyncrasies with regards to the NFL timetable and this year is the same. The something bizarre about characteristics is that not every one of them are made similarly. A few groups will be blissful about the characteristics on their timetable while a lot of different groups will not be so excited with the peculiarities they’re given by the association office.
So who got the most insane idiosyncrasies? That is an extraordinary inquiry, so how about we find out.
Bears will spend December at home. The Bears got a particularly interesting booking idiosyncrasy: They don’t play a SINGLE street game during the period of December, denoting whenever that is first happened to the Bears starting around 1964. The Bears will play a home game against the Packers in Week 13 (Dec. 4). They have a bye in Week 14 (Dec. 11) and afterward they follow that up with a home game in Weeks 15 (Dec. 18) and 16 (Dec. 24). In spite of the fact that they truly do play a street game in Week 17, that game falls on Jan. 1, and that implies they have ZERO street games in December.
Bosses get given executioner opening timetable. With their 2022 timetable, the Chiefs will turn into the primary group in NFL history to open a season with eight straight games against groups that completed over .500 the earlier season (Via Elias Sports Bureau). The stretch beginnings in Week 1 when they travel to Arizona and afterward proceeds to Week 9. Here is a gander at their fierce opening eight-game glove: At Cardinals, Chargers, at Colts, at Buccaneers, Raiders, Bills, 49ers, bye, Titans.
Planes and Ravens with strange begin to plan. The Jets will begin the season by playing each group in the AFC North over the initial a month denoting the initial time since the 1970 consolidation that the Jets have played four straight games against a similar division anytime in a season. On the Ravens’ end, they’ll be beginning the season with four straight games against the AFC East, denoting whenever they’ve first opened the season against four groups from a similar division.
Authorities return to-back. The Commanders have a particularly remarkable eccentricity on their timetable: They’ll play consecutive games against the Giants beginning in Week 13. Subsequent to playing out and about in New York that week, the Commanders will have a bye in Week 14 preceding playing host to the Giants in Week 15. This imprints simply the second time beginning around 1991 that a NFL group has played consecutive standard season games against a similar a rival. That being said, the NFL is plainly becoming more familiar with the thought on the grounds that the main other time it occurred throughout the course of recent years came last season with the Browns confronting the Ravens in consecutive games.
Unpleasant street to begin the season. There are just three groups in the NFL who should play their initial TWO games out and about this year and those groups are: The Buccaneers, Colts and Patriots.
Harsh street to end the season. On the furthest edge of the range, there are seven groups that will finish off the season with two straight street games, nonetheless, just two of those groups will get stuck playing two straight DIVISIONAL street games to shut down the season: The Vikings and Panthers.
Bye, bye, bye. The Texans are confronting three groups that will be falling off a bye this year, which is the most in the NFL. That is not ideal since groups will get additional rest and planning time before playing Houston. On the opposite finish of the range, there are seven groups who will confront an aggregate of zero adversaries falling off a bye: Bills, Lions, Broncos, Buccaneers, Chiefs, Bears, Commanders.
AFC West is awesome. The four AFC West groups are right now planned to make an aggregate of 19 early evening appearances in 2022, which is tied for the second-most in the Super Bowl time, as indicated by NFL research. The main division to get planned for more early evening games was the NFC East in 2015.
Week 14 bye. The Falcons, Bears, Packers, Colts, Saints and Commanders have all handled a Week 14 bye, which is remarkable for two reasons. To start with, it’s tied for the most recent booked bye that any group has at any point been given since the NFL extended to 32 groups in 2002. Groups appear to incline toward having a later bye and last season demonstrated why: 2021 was the main time beginning around 2002 where groups were given a Week 14 bye and every one of the four groups that got a bye that week wound up completing the year with a triumphant record.