A rematch to look forward to

The Panthers and Broncos kick off the season in a not-to-be-missed Super Bowl 50 rematch. Read

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  1. 2016 NFL Kickoff in Denver

    On Thursday, Sept. 8, football is back, as the 2016 NFL season kicks off with the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos hosting the Carolina Panthers at Mile High Stadium. Read

  2. The Schein Nine

    Follow the King: Likeliest team to end Super drought?

    Cleveland's 52-year drought is over! LeBron James led the Cavs to their first title. Could Larry Fitzgerald or Adrian Peterson follow suit? Adam Schein ranks teams vying for that first Super Bowl win. Read

  3. Game Center: Panthers @ Broncos

    Panthers seek revenge in Super Bowl 50 rematch

    The Panthers were overmatched by Von Miller and Co. in a Super Bowl 50 loss to the Broncos. On September 8 they look for redemption to open the 2016 season.

  4. The Schein Nine

    Ranking 2016 MVP candidates: Back-to-back bros?

    Steph Curry just won his second straight MVP award. Can the quarterback of his favorite team, Cam Newton, follow suit? Adam Schein reveals the top contenders for the NFL's top honor. Read

  5. Peyton 'pulling hard' for Osweiler in 2016

    Peyton Manning has a lot of time on his hands these days, which is good because he's decided to become a fan of about half the teams in the NFL, including Brock Osweiler's Texans. Read

  6. Joe Buck predicts Packers vs. Patriots in Super Bowl LI

    Fox Sports broadcaster Joe Buck gives his predictions for Super Bowl LI and discusses Dustin Johnson's recent U.S. Open controversy and compares it to Dez Bryant's catch/no catch play. Watch
  7. System guy or star? My take on 10 notable players

    Is it the talent or the system? That's the question evaluators ask themselves when it comes to particular players. Bucky Brooks judges Josh Norman, Clay Matthews, DeAndre Hopkins and more. Read

  8. Game Center: Patriots @ Cardinals

    Patriots-Cardinals meet for Week 1 showdown

    Two of the NFL's most talented teams meet in what promises to be a thriller of a game and a fantastic coaching matchup as well.

  9. Sideline Gear + Free Shipping

    Sideline Gear + Free Shipping

    The start of the 2016 NFL season is just weeks away. Get your outfit ready for kickoff with NFL Shop's Back to Football collection. Shop now and get all of your favorite gear. Shop

  10. What to watch for during the NFL's quiet period

    The NFL's players and coaches are set to embark on the work-free period of the summer yet many question marks exist around the NFL. Conor Orr examines some of the major ones. Read

  11. Game Center: Rams @ 49ers

    Rams begin their Los Angeles campaign

    The Rams usher in a new era in franchise history in their first game after returning home to Los Angeles. Can they take down the 49ers?

  12. Football 101: Teams & Divisions

    In need of a football education? Start here, as Football 101 breaks down how all 32 NFL teams are sorted into their respective conferences and divisions. Watch
  13. Top 10 non-quarterbacks

    J.J. Watt and Rob Gronkowski are the NFL's most valuable non-quarterbacks, writes Chris Wesseling. Where does Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller rank? Read

  14. New NFL stadium bag policy

    Be clear on NFL GameDay safety

    To provide a safer environment for the public, the NFL has implemented a policy that limits the size and types of bags brought into stadiums. Get caught up here. Read

  15. Game Center: Giants @ Cowboys

    Giants and Cowboys meet in East-ern clash

    Storied NFC East rivals take the field against one another in a no-love-lost opener between the dangerous Giants and the revitalized Cowboys.

  16. Instant Debate

    Who's the best cornerback in the NFL today?

    The cornerback hierarchy is always a subject of great debate -- among fans and the players themselves. Who reigns supreme today? Richard Sherman, Patrick Peterson or Darrelle Revis? Someone else? Read

  17. Winners and losers of final minicamp week

    After 24 minicamps this week, teams escaped their facilities this week and won't be back until late July. Before we all downshift, let's take a look at some of the winners and losers from this week. Read

  18. Will QB Cam Newton repeat as MVP?

    The "NFL HQ" crew debates if Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton can repeat as MVP. Watch

2016 Kickoff

On Thursday, September 8 (8:30pm ET on NBC), football is back, as the 2016 season kicks off with the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos hosting the Carolina Panthers at Mile High Stadium. Then enjoy a full slate of games through Kickoff Weekend, as the NFL returns on Sunday, September 10 and Monday, September 11.

» Complete Week 1 schedule