Super Bowl Champion L.A. Rams To Host 2022 NFL Season Opener

May 12, 2022, 4:15 PM | Updated: 4:18 pm
Josh Allen #17 of the Buffalo Bills is tackled by Aaron Donald #99 of the Los Angeles Rams during the third quarter at Bills Stadium on September 27, 2020 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Bryan M. Bennett/Getty Images)
(Photo by Bryan M. Bennett/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – The NFL announced that the Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams will host the 2022 season opener at SoFi Stadium.

The league announced the season-opening game on Thursday, May 12.

Los Angeles is scheduled to host the Buffalo Bills in Inglewood, California on Thursday, September 8.

The game will start at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) and will be broadcast on KSL TV.

Last season, the Rams had a 12-5 regulars season record and went on a playoff run that was capped with a Super Bowl LVI victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.

Buffalo posted an 11-6 record in the regular season and suffered an overtime loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the Divisonal Round of the playoffs.

The NFL will release the remainder of the 2022 schedule on Thursday evening.

2022 NFL Schedule Release

The league will reveal the 2022 slate of games via the NFL Network on Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m. (MDT).

During the broadcast, a team of NFL analysts will break down the schedule “division by division, analyzing the top matchups and primetime games.”

Special guests for the broadcast include:

  • Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford
  • Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James
  • Dallas Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons
  • Pittsburgh Steelers defensive tackle Cameron Heyward
  • New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston
  • Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur

NBC Sunday Night Football broadcaster Mike Tirico will also participate in the coverage.

How To Watch/Stream:

Channels based on Salt Lake City, Utah


Streaming Services

Live streams of the 2022 NFL Schedule Release are available after subscribing to a streaming service.

Mobile Devices

Live streams of the 2022 NFL Schedule Release will be available on mobile phone and tablet devices after logging in with a participating provider.

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).


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Super Bowl Champion L.A. Rams To Host 2022 NFL Season Opener