The 2022 NFL regular season schedule has officially been released in full for the league’s 17-game, 18-week regular season.

The season will open with the defending champion Los Angeles Rams taking on the Buffalo Bills on Thursday, September 8.

Below is a schedule grid that features each team’s week-by-week schedule.

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2022 NFL Strength of Schedule

While there aren’t perfect NFL strength of schedule metrics, using 2022 Vegas win totals is much better than so many widely used metrics that use the previous season’s record.

The Vegas win totals give us a better indication of what teams could look like in 2022 than their 2022 wins would.

Using that metric, we can see the New York Giants have the easiest projected schedule while the Kansas City Chiefs have the hardest.

2022 NFL Strength of Schedule by Team

On the link below, you can play around with different factors on what teams will be facing this season from offensive and defensive efficiency to more specific stats such as explosive play rate and pace.

What NFL team has the easiest schedule for 2022:

Based on projected win totals, the New York Giants have the easiest strength of schedule for the 2022 NFL season.

The next easiest schedules, in order, are the Philadelphia Eagles, Indianapolis Colts, and Chicago Bears.

What NFL team has the hardest schedule for 2022:

Based on projected win totals, the Kansas City Chiefs have the hardest strength of schedule for the 2022 NFL season.

The next hardest schedules, in order, are the Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Rams, and Pittsburgh Steelers.

 

Schedule Notes

Schedule Notes

Teams with three straight home games (no byes)

Panthers (Weeks 3-5)
Cowboys (Weeks 12-14)
Lions (Weeks 12-14)
Vikings (Weeks 11-13)
Giants (Weeks 2-4)
49ers (Weeks 12-14)
Buccaneers (Weeks 3-5)

Teams with three straight road games (no byes)

Packers (Weeks 7-9)
Chiefs (Weeks 13-15)
Dolphins (Weeks 13-15)
Eagles (Weeks 14-16)

Longest stretches between road games

Bears: home from 11/28 – 12/31 = 34 days
Rams: home from 10/4 – 11/5 = 33 days

First two games on the road

Colts
Patriots
Buccaneers

Most primetime games

5: CIN: LAC, LAR, BUF, PHI, TB, GB, DAL, SF, NE, PIT, DEN, KC
4: TEN, IND, LV, ARI
3: CHI, NO, BAL

Fewest primetime games

2: CLE, WAS, MIA, SEA, MIN
1: NYJ, NYG, HOU, JAX, CAR, ATL
0: DET