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Five Things To Know About The Upcoming 2017 NFL Schedule

Written by on April 25, 2017

When it comes to the recent release of the 2017 NFL regular season schedule and how it could affect a number of teams in their quests for Super Bowl 52 success, there are a multitude of important things that NFL betting aficionados need to know.That’s where I come in. Thanks to the expert gridiron gaming analysis that you’re about to get, you’re going to find out five of the most important things there is to know about the 2017 NFL regular season schedule. Now, let’s rock and roll.

Five Things to Know about the Upcoming 2017 NFL Schedule


Best in the AFC West or Beast of the NFC East?

Whichever teams win the AFC West and NFC East respectively should both be battle-tested title contenders that could meet in Super Bowl 52. The four teams in the AFC West have the four most difficult schedules in the NFL in 2017 and are followed by their quartet of NFC East counterparts as they two divisions will play one another this coming season. Not only that, but the AFC West teams will also face a pair of playoff participants from a year ago when they take on their AFC East counterparts.

Punch in the Mouth for the NFC South?

Atlanta, Carolina, New Orleans and Tampa Bay could struggle in 2017 with a quartet of games featuring four playoff participants from the NFC North and AFC East. Maybe it’s me, but damn, anytime you’re facing both, Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady in the regular season, you got punched in the mouth.

Doomsday for Dak and Dallas?

In addition to their six difficult division matchups against their NFC East rivals, the Dallas Cowboys also face the Packers, Seahawks, Falcons, Raiders and Chiefs in 2017.

Doing the Birds Dirty!

Not only do the Atlanta Falcons have to shake off their completely depressing upper Bowl 51 collapse, but they’ll have to do so against some elite competition after the league did them ‘dirty’ by giving them the toughest road for all division winners. Atlanta faces Dallas, Green Bay, Seattle and New England in 2017 in addition to their always tough, six NFC South division matchups.

Roger Goodell Did Not Make the Schedule

Well, if you don’t know anything else about the 2017 NFL regular season schedule you can take comfort in the fact that there is no doubt that commissioner Roger Goodell had nothing to do with it.

How do we know this?

Because the Super Bowl reigning champs having the 12th easiest schedule in the league in 2017, that’s how!