When will the Green Bay Packers schedule get released?
When will the 2023 Green Bay Packers schedule get released?
Following the excitement of the NFL Draft, the attention now turns to the schedule release. All eyes will be on a new-look offense with Jordan Love starting at quarterback, but when can we expect the Green Bay Packers' schedule to be released?
The Packers will play eight games at Lambeau Field this season and nine on the road. Last season, they officially had nine 'home' games, although one was played at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.
Green Bay will welcome some great teams to Lambeau this season, including the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers.
The schedule makers usually throw out some interesting scenarios. There will likely be a tough stretch where the Packers play consecutive road games, potentially on a short week. There's always a part of the schedule that looks particularly challenging.
Another interesting talking point will be primetime games. With Aaron Rodgers, the Packers were a popular choice for late-night games. Will that continue now that Rodgers is gone?
With the NFL schedule release just around the corner, here's everything you need to know.
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When will the 2023 Packers schedule get released?
The NFL typically releases the schedule two weeks after the draft. Last year, the schedule was released on May 12. And the NFL is aiming for the same week this year.
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the NFL is targeting Thursday, May 11 as the date to release the schedule.
Schefter noted that Aaron Rodgers getting traded and Lamar Jackson signing a new deal makes it easier to target that date. They will likely want the New York Jets and Baltimore Ravens to be featured in primetime games.
With those deals done, the NFL can move forward with its schedule release.
Packers schedule 2023: Which opponents will they face?
While we await the Packers' full regular season schedule, we already know the matchups to come this season. The Packers are set to play eight games at Lambeau Field with another nine on the road.
Must-see matchups include showdowns with the Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Chargers, and Las Vegas Raiders.
Here is the Packers' complete list of 2023 opponents:
Packers home opponents
Packers road opponents
Kansas City Chiefs
Los Angeles Chargers
Los Angeles Rams
New Orleans Saints
Las Vegas Raiders
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
New York Giants
Green Bay will play against Davante Adams this season when they visit Las Vegas. A one-on-one matchup between Adams and Jaire Alexander is a blockbuster. Let's just hope defensive coordinator Joe Barry lets Alexander shadow Adams.
Packers schedule 2023: Potential quarterback matchups
The Packers will take on a number of talented quarterbacks this season. We will get to see Jordan Love vs. Justin Fields for the first time as NFC North rivals, and a rematch between Love and Patrick Mahomes.
Here are some of the notable potential quarterback matchups this season:
- Justin Fields, Chicago Bears
- Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs
- Justin Herbert, Los Angeles Chargers
- Matthew Stafford, Los Angeles Rams
- Derek Carr, New Orleans Saints
- Bryce Young, Carolina Panthers
- Russell Wilson, Denver Broncos
Jordan Love's only career start came at Arrowhead Stadium against Mahomes and the Chiefs. Love arguably outplayed Mahomes, throwing for 190 yards, one touchdown, and one interception, compared to Mahomes' 166 yards and one touchdown.
Green Bay will also take on the No. 1 overall pick Bryce Young when they visit the Carolina Panthers, and Derek Carr on his new team.