LOCALS IN THE NFL

2024 NFL Schedule Release: Best Local Player Matchups

May 23, 2024, 8:23 PM

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Linebacker Fred Warner #54 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates breaking up a pass on the goal line against the Los Angeles Rams during the second quarter at Levi's Stadium on October 03, 2022 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – The NFL released its schedule for the upcoming 2024 season and most weeks feature matchups between players with ties to the state of Utah.

The complete 2024 NFL schedule was revealed on Wednesday, May 15.

Here are some of the top matchups for the #LocalsInTheNFL for the 18-week schedule:

Best #LocalsInTheNFL Matchups in 2024

Week 1

Buffalo Bills vs. Arizona Cardinals

  • Date: Sunday, September 8 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS
    • Local Players: Cole Bishop (Utah/Bills), Dalton Kincaid (Utah/Bills), Taron Johnson (Weber State/Bills), Jackson Barton (Utah/Cardinals), Khyiris Tonga (BYU, Cardinals)

Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos

  • Date: Sunday, September 8 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS
    • Local Players: Sataoa Laumea (Utah/Seahawks), Bryan Mone (Highland High/Seahawks), Zach Wilson (BYU/Broncos), Devaughn Vele (Utah/Broncos), Jonah Elliss (Utah/Broncos), Garett Bolles (Utah/Broncos), Tim Patrick (Utah/Broncos), Cody Barton (Utah/Broncos)

Week 2

Green Bay Packers vs. Indianapolis Colts

  • Date: Sunday, September 15 at 11:00 a.m. (MDT) on FOX
          • Local Players: Jordan Love (Utah State/Packers), Zayne Anderson (BYU/Packers), Julian Blackmon (Utah/Colts), Blake Freeland (BYU/Colts), Matt Gay (Utah/Colts)

Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers

  • Date: Sunday, September 15 at 11:00 a.m. (MDT) on CBS
    • Local Players: Jaren Hall (BYU/Vikings), Jonah Williams (Weber State/Vikings), Fred Warner (BYU/49ers), Cameron Latu (Olympus High/49ers), Mitch Wishnowsky (Utah/49ers)

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Cincinnati Bengals

  • Date: Sunday, September 15 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on CBS
    • Local Players: Kingsley Suamataia (BYU/Chiefs), Andy Reid (BYU/Chiefs Head Coach), Zack Moss (Utah/Bengals), Jalen Davis (Utah State/Bengals), Jay Tufele (Bingham High/Bengals)

Week 3

Indianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears

  • Date: Sunday, September 22 at 11:00 a.m. (MDT) on CBS
    • Local Players: Julian Blackmon (Utah/Colts), Blake Freeland (BYU/Colts), Matt Gay (Utah/Colts), Jaylon Johnson (Utah/Bears), Noah Sewell (Orem High/Bears), Braxton Jones (Southern Utah/Bears)

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Washington Commanders

  • Date: Monday, September 23 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ABC
      • Local Players: Zack Moss (Utah/Bengals), Jalen Davis (Utah State/Bengals), Jay Tufele (Bingham High/Bengals), Bobby Wagner (Utah State/Commanders), Michael Davis (BYU/Commanders), Dax Milne (BYU/Commanders), Braeden Daniels (Utah/Commanders)

Week 4

Atlanta Falcons vs. New Orleans Saints

  • Date: Sunday, September 29 at 11:00 a.m. (MDT) on FOX
    • Local Players: Tyler Allgeier (BYU/Falcons), Clark Phillips III (Utah/Falcons), Kaden Elliss (Judge Memorial High/Falcons), Bradlee Anae (Utah/Falcons), Taysom Hill (BYU/Saints), Jamaal Williams (BYU/Saints), Rashid Shaheed (Weber State/Saints), Nephi Sewell (Utah/Saints)

Week 5

Washington Commanders vs. Cleveland Browns

  • Date: Sunday, October 6 at 11:00 a.m. (MDT) on FOX
    • Local Players: Bobby Wagner (Utah State/Commanders), Michael Davis (BYU/Commanders), Dax Milne (BYU/Commanders), Braeden Daniels (Utah/Commanders), Tyler Huntley (Utah/Browns), Mohamoud Diabate (Utah/Browns), Siaki Ika (East High/Browns)

Denver Broncos vs. Las Vegas Raiders

  • Date: Sunday, October 6 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX
    • Local Players: Zach Wilson (BYU/Broncos), Devaughn Vele (Utah/Broncos), Jonah Elliss (Utah/Broncos), Garett Bolles (Utah/Broncos), Tim Patrick (Utah/Broncos), Cody Barton (Utah/Broncos), Jackson Powers-Johnson (Corner Canyon High/Raiders), Andre James (Herriman High/Raiders), Cole Fotheringham (Utah/Raiders)

Week 6

Baltimore Ravens vs. Washington Commanders

  • Date: Sunday, October 13 at 11:00 a.m. (MDT) on CBS
    • Local Players: Kyle Van Noy (BYU/Ravens), Marcus Williams (Utah/Ravens), Bobby Wagner (Utah State/Commanders), Michael Davis (BYU/Commanders), Dax Milne (BYU/Commanders), Braeden Daniels (Utah/Commanders)

Week 7

New Orleans Saints vs. Denver Broncos

  • Date: Thursday, October 17 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video
      • Local Players: Taysom Hill (BYU/Saints), Jamaal Williams (BYU/Saints), Rashid Shaheed (Weber State/Saints), Nephi Sewell (Utah/Saints), Zach Wilson (BYU/Broncos), Devaughn Vele (Utah/Broncos), Jonah Elliss (Utah/Broncos), Garett Bolles (Utah/Broncos), Tim Patrick (Utah/Broncos), Cody Barton (Utah/Broncos)

San Francisco 49ers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

  • Date: Sunday, October 20 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX
    • Local Players: Fred Warner (BYU/49ers), Cameron Latu (Olympus High/49ers), Mitch Wishnowsky (Utah/49ers), Kingsley Suamataia (BYU/Chiefs), Andy Reid (BYU/Chiefs Head Coach)

Week 8

Washington Commanders vs. Chicago Bears

  • Date: Sunday, October 27 at 11:00 a.m. (MDT) on CBS
    • Local Players: Bobby Wagner (Utah State/Commanders), Michael Davis (BYU/Commanders), Dax Milne (BYU/Commanders), Braeden Daniels (Utah/Commanders), Jaylon Johnson (Utah/Bears), Noah Sewell (Orem High/Bears), Braxton Jones (Southern Utah/Bears)

Week 9

Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions

  • Date: Sunday, November 3 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX
    • Local Players: Jordan Love (Utah State/Packers), Zayne Anderson (BYU/Packers), Penei Sewell (Desert Hills High/Lions), Sione Vaki (Utah/Lions)

Week 10

Indianapolis Colts vs. Buffalo Bills

      • Local Players: Julian Blackmon (Utah/Colts), Blake Freeland (BYU/Colts), Matt Gay (Utah/Colts), Cole Bishop (Utah/Bills), Dalton Kincaid (Utah/Bills), Taron Johnson (Weber State/Bills)Date: Sunday, November 10 at 11:00 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

New Orleans Saints vs. Atlanta Falcons

  • Date: Sunday, November 10 at 11:00 a.m. (MDT) on FOX
    • Local Players: Taysom Hill (BYU/Saints), Jamaal Williams (BYU/Saints), Rashid Shaheed (Weber State/Saints), Nephi Sewell (Utah/Saints), Tyler Allgeier (BYU/Falcons), Clark Phillips III (Utah/Falcons), Kaden Elliss (Judge Memorial High/Falcons), Bradlee Anae (Utah/Falcons)

Week 11

Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers

  • Date: Sunday, November 17 at 11:00 a.m. (MDT) on FOX
      • Local Players: Jaylon Johnson (Utah/Bears), Noah Sewell (Orem High/Bears), Braxton Jones (Southern Utah/Bears), Jordan Love (Utah State/Packers), Zayne Anderson (BYU/Packers)

Denver Broncos vs. Atlanta Falcons

  • Date: Sunday, November 17 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX
    • Local Players: Zach Wilson (BYU/Broncos), Devaughn Vele (Utah/Broncos), Jonah Elliss (Utah/Broncos), Garett Bolles (Utah/Broncos), Tim Patrick (Utah/Broncos), Cody Barton (Utah/Broncos), Tyler Allgeier (BYU/Falcons), Clark Phillips III (Utah/Falcons), Kaden Elliss (Judge Memorial High/Falcons), Bradlee Anae (Utah/Falcons)

Week 12

Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

  • Date: Thursday, November 21 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video
    • Local Players: Tyler Huntley (Utah/Browns), Mohamoud Diabate (Utah/Browns), Siaki Ika (East High/Browns), Jaylen Warren (East High/Steelers), Miles Killebrew (Southern Utah/Steelers)

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Baltimore Ravens

  • Date: Monday, November 25 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN
    • Local Players: Chris Wilcox (BYU/Chargers), Simi Fehoko (Brighton High/Chargers), Alohi Gilman (Orem High/Chargers), Kyle Van Noy (BYU/Ravens), Marcus Williams (Utah/Ravens)

Week 13

Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers

  • Date: Thursday, November 28 at 10:30 a.m. (MDT) on CBS
    • Local Players: Penei Sewell (Desert Hills High/Lions), Sione Vaki (Utah/Lions), Jordan Love (Utah State/Packers), Zayne Anderson (BYU/Packers)

New Orleans Saints vs. Los Angeles Rams

  • Date: Sunday, December 1 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on FOX
    • Local Players: Taysom Hill (BYU/Saints), Jamaal Williams (BYU/Saints), Rashid Shaheed (Weber State/Saints), Nephi Sewell (Utah/Saints), Puka Nacua (BYU/Rams)

Denver Broncos vs. Cleveland Browns

  • Date: Monday, December 2 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN
    • Local Players: Zach Wilson (BYU/Broncos), Devaughn Vele (Utah/Broncos), Jonah Elliss (Utah/Broncos), Garett Bolles (Utah/Broncos), Tim Patrick (Utah/Broncos), Cody Barton (Utah/Broncos), Tyler Huntley (Utah/Browns), Mohamoud Diabate (Utah/Browns), Siaki Ika (East High/Browns)

Week 14

Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers

  • Date: Thursday, December 5 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on Prime Video
    • Local Players: Penei Sewell (Desert Hills High/Lions), Sione Vaki (Utah/Lions), Jordan Love (Utah State/Packers), Zayne Anderson (BYU/Packers)

San Francisco 49ers vs. Chicago Bears

  • Date: Sunday, December 8 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX
      • Local Players: Fred Warner (BYU/49ers), Cameron Latu (Olympus High/49ers), Mitch Wishnowsky (Utah/49ers), Jaylon Johnson (Utah/Bears), Noah Sewell (Orem High/Bears), Braxton Jones (Southern Utah/Bears)

Week 15

New Orleans Saints vs. Washington Commanders

  • Date: Sunday, December 15 at 11:00 a.m. (MDT) on FOX
    • Local Players: Taysom Hill (BYU/Saints), Jamaal Williams (BYU/Saints), Rashid Shaheed (Weber State/Saints), Nephi Sewell (Utah/Saints), Bobby Wagner (Utah State/Commanders), Michael Davis (BYU/Commanders), Dax Milne (BYU/Commanders), Braeden Daniels (Utah/Commanders)

Week 16

Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints 

  • Date: Monday, December 23 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN
    • Local Players: Jordan Love (Utah State/Packers), Zayne Anderson (BYU/Packers), Taysom Hill (BYU/Saints), Jamaal Williams (BYU/Saints), Rashid Shaheed (Weber State/Saints), Nephi Sewell (Utah/Saints)

Week 17

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

  • Date: Wednesday, December 25 at 11:00 a.m. on Netflix
      • Local Players: Jaylen Warren (East High/Steelers), Miles Killebrew (Southern Utah/Steelers), Kingsley Suamataia (BYU/Chiefs), Andy Reid (BYU/Chiefs Head Coach)

Washington Commanders vs. Atlanta Falcons 

  • Date: Sunday, December 29 (Time and network TBD)
    • Local Players: Bobby Wagner (Utah State/Commanders), Michael Davis (BYU/Commanders), Dax Milne (BYU/Commanders), Braeden Daniels (Utah/Commanders), Tyler Allgeier (BYU/Falcons), Clark Phillips III (Utah/Falcons), Kaden Elliss (Judge Memorial High/Falcons), Bradlee Anae (Utah/Falcons)

San Francisco 49ers vs. Detroit Lions

  • Date: Monday, December 30 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN
    • Local Players: Fred Warner (BYU/49ers), Cameron Latu (Olympus High/49ers), Mitch Wishnowsky (Utah/49ers), Penei Sewell (Desert Hills High/Lions), Sione Vaki (Utah/Lions)

Week 18

Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears

  • Date: Sunday, January 5 (Time and network TBD)
    • Local Players: Jordan Love (Utah State/Packers), Zayne Anderson (BYU/Packers), Jaylon Johnson (Utah/Bears), Noah Sewell (Orem High/Bears), Braxton Jones (Southern Utah/Bears)

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Chandler Holt is a co-host of the Jazz Notes podcast, a Locals In The NFL Insider, and Digital Sports Producer for KSLSports.com. Follow Chandler on Twitter @ChandlerHoltKSL or on Threads @chandlerho1t.

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