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Important Dates For NFL Fans During 2021-22 League Year

A detailed view of the NFL logo on the field during the NFL game between Carolina Panthers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on October 13, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The 2021 NFL season is around the corner and there are some important dates for football fans to keep track of this year.

These are the most important dates for fans to mark on their calendars for the 2021 NFL season:

July 2021

July 27 – Training camps begin

August 2021

August 5-9: Hall of Fame Weekend in Canton, Ohio

August 12-16: First Preseason Weekend

August 17: Active/Inactive Roster List cut to a maximum of 85 players

August 19-23: Second Preseason Weekend

August 24: Active/Inactive Roster List cut to a maximum of 80 players

August 26-29: Third Preseason Weekend

August 31: Active/Inactive Roster List cut to a maximum of 53 players

September 2021

September 5: Final day of preseason training camp for all teams

September 9: NFL Kickoff Weekend begins with Dallas Cowboys vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers on KSL TV

September 12: First Sunday slate of games

September 13: First Monday Night Football game of season

January 2022

January 9 – Week 18 (last day of the regular season)

January 18 – Postseason begins with Wild Card Round

January 22 – Divisional Round of postseason begins

January 30 – Conference Championship Sunday

February 2022

February 6: 2022 Pro Bowl in Las Vegas, Nevada

February 13: Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles, California

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).