2019 NFL Schedule – Games to Watch

The full NFL Schedule, with dates, will be released in mid-April, but here are some fun games to watch, based on various storylines.

Super Bowl Rematches

List does not proceed 2000

  • Patriots vs Eagles – XXXIX and LII
  • Patriots vs Giants – XLII and XLVI
  • Ravens vs 49ers – XLVII
  • Steelers vs Cardinals – XLIII
  • Steelers vs Seahawks – XL
  • Colts vs Saints – XLIV

Coaching Connections

  • Bucs vs Cardinals – Bucs new head coach Bruce Arians coached the Cardinals from 2013-2017
  • Patriots vs Dolphins – New Dolphins head coach is Brian Flores, who spent was an assistant coach with the Patriots from 2004-2018
  • Jets vs Dolphins – new head coach Adam Gase compiled a 23-25 record in three years in Miami
  • Bengals vs Rams – new Bengals head coach Zac Taylor worked under Sean McVay in 2017 and 2018
  • Browns vs Cardinals – Browns new Defensive Coordinator Steve Wilks was the Cardinals head coach in 2018, going 3-13
  • Broncos vs Bears – new Broncos head coach Vic Fangio was Bears Defensive Coordinator from 2015-2018
  • Giants vs Vikings – Second year Giants head coach Pat Shurmur was Vikings Offensive Coordinator in 2017
  • Bears vs Chiefs – Matt Nagy coached under Andy Reid with the Chiefs as Offensive Coordinator (2013-2017 assistant, but OC in 2016-2017)
  • Falcons vs Seahawks – Falcons head coach Dan Quinn was Seahawks Defensive Coordinator when they won the Super Bowl in XLVIII
  • 49ers vs Falcons – Third year SF head coach Kyle Shanahan was Falcons OC from 2015-2016 and was the OC during Super Bowl LI

Free Agency Connections

  • Steelers vs Jets – RB Le’Veon Bell faces his former team
  • Cowboys vs Packers – WR Randall Cobb faces his former tea
  • Redskins @ Vikings – Kirk Cousins is Vikings QB. Case Keenum is now the Redskins starting QB, he returns to the city he helped lead to NFC Championship game in 2017
  • Redskins vs Giants – Giants head coach Pat Shurmur was the OC of that Vikings team, coaching Keenum
  • Bears @ Eagles – Jordan Howard faces his former team
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick – He will enter 2019 as the Dolphins starter and gets to face the Bills twice, Jets twice, and Bengals – all teams he has played for in the past.
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Mike is a member of the FWAA (Football Writers Association of America) and an alum of the University of Cincinnati.

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