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Las Vegas Raiders announce 2020 schedule, including Allegiant Stadium opener

Posted at 3:49 PM, May 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-27 13:47:33-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The wait is finally over -- the Las Vegas Raiders have announced their first regular-season schedule since moving from Oakland.

Along with their AFC West rivals, which includes defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs, the Raiders' schedule will also include games against Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the New England Patriots, Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, and more.

The first home game will be Monday Night, Sept. 21, against the New Orleans Saints. It will air live on KTNV.

Raiders 2020 NFL regular-season schedule:

Week 1 (Sun., Sept. 13) -- @ Carolina Panthers 10 a.m. PT
Week 2 (Mon., Sept. 21) -- vs New Orleans Saints (Monday Night Football) 5:15 p.m. PT
Week 3 (Sun., Sept. 27) -- @ New England Patriots 10 a.m. PT
Week 4 (Sun., Oct. 4) -- vs Buffalo Bills 1:25 p.m. PT
Week 5 (Sun., Oct. 11) -- @ Kansas City Chiefs 10 a.m. PT
Week 6 -- BYE
Week 7 (Sun., Oct. 25) -- vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Sunday Night Football) 5:20 p.m. PT
Week 8 (Sun., Nov. 1) -- @ Cleveland Browns 10 a.m. PT
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8) -- @ Los Angeles Chargers 1:05 p.m. PT
Week 10 (Sun., Nov. 15) -- vs Denver Broncos 1:05 p.m. PT
Week 11 (Sun., Nov. 22) -- vs Kansas City Chiefs (Sunday Night Football) 5:20 p.m. PT
Week 12 (Sun., Nov. 29) -- @ Atlanta Falcons 10 a.m. PT
Week 13 (Sun., Dec. 6) -- @ New York Jets 10 a.m. PT
Week 14 (Sun., Dec. 13) -- vs Indianapolis Colts 1:05 p.m. PT
Week 15 (Thu., Dec. 17) -- vs Los Angeles Chargers (Thursday Night Football) 5:20 p.m. PT
Week 16 -- vs Miami Dolphins (TBD whether it's on 12/26 or 12/27)
Week 17 (Sun., Jan. 3) -- @ Denver Broncos 1:25 p.m. PT

Although sports leagues worldwide have been impacted by the COVID-19 epidemic, NFL officials have said that they plan for the season to start on time with the first weekend of games Sept. 10-14 with the season concluding with Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7, 2021 in Tampa, Fla. That said, the preseason for the 2020 season was canceled following negotiations between the league and players.