Orchard Park, N.Y. (WGR 550) - The National Football League released its 2023 regular season schedule on Thursday, with the Buffalo Bills opening up the year in prime-time on "Monday Night Football" against Aaron Rodgers and the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium.
That game will be the first of six scheduled prime-time games for the Bills this upcoming season, with three of those games under the bright lights all coming in succession in the middle portion of the season.
Buffalo will also have a few notable matchups slotted for the 4:25 p.m. slot, and also play their Week 5 matchup with the Jacksonville Jaguars in London, England at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 8.
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Here is a look at the Bills' complete schedule for the 2023 season:
Week 1: Saturday, August 12 vs. Indianapolis Colts - 1 p.m. ET (WIVB)
Week 2: Saturday, August 19 at Pittsburgh Steelers - 6:30 p.m. ET (WIVB)
Week 3: Saturday, August 26 at Chicago Bears - 1 p.m. ET (WIVB)
Week 1: Monday, Sept. 11 at New York Jets - 8:15 p.m. ET (ESPN/ABC)
Week 2: Sunday, Sept. 17 vs. Las Vegas Raiders - 1 p.m. ET (CBS)
Week 3: Sunday, Sept. 24 at Washington Commanders - 1 p.m. ET (CBS)
Week 4: Sunday, Oct. 1 vs. Miami Dolphins - 1 p.m. ET (CBS)
Week 5: Sunday, Oct. 8 vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (in London) - 9:30 a.m. ET (NFL Network)
Week 6: Sunday, Oct. 15 vs. New York Giants - 8:20 p.m. ET (NBC)
Week 7: Sunday, Oct. 22 at New England Patriots - 1 p.m. ET (CBS)
Week 8: Thursday, Oct. 26 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - 8:15 p.m. ET (Amazon Prime Video)
Week 9: Sunday, Nov. 5 at Cincinnati Bengals - 8:20 p.m. EST (NBC)
Week 10: Monday, Nov. 13 vs. Denver Broncos - 8:15 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Week 11: Sunday, Nov. 19 vs. New York Jets - 4:25 p.m. EST (CBS)
Week 12: Sunday, Nov. 26 at Philadelphia Eagles - 4:25 p.m. EST (CBS)
Week 13: BYE WEEK
Week 14: Sunday, Dec. 10 at Kansas City Chiefs - 4:25 p.m. EST (CBS)
Week 15: Sunday, Dec. 17 vs. Dallas Cowboys - 4:25 p.m. EST (FOX)
Week 16: Saturday, Dec. 23 at Los Angeles Chargers - 8 p.m. EST (Peacock)
Week 17: Sunday, Dec. 31 vs. New England Patriots - 1 p.m. EST (CBS)
Week 18: Sat./Sun., Jan. 6/7 at Miami Dolphins - TBD
Following the season opener in New Jersey against the Jets, the Bills will return to Orchard Park in Week 2 to play their home opener against the Raiders at Highmark Stadium.
After a Week 3 matchup with the Commanders in the nation's capital, the Bills will then play the Dolphins in their first of two matchup this season, with the team hosting Miami early in the season to avoid another matchup in the hot South Florida sun.
In the week after Buffalo's trip to London to play the Jaguars, the Bills will return home and welcome former offensive coordinator Brian Daboll back to town, as he is now the head coach of the Giants, for a Sunday night showdown at Highmark Stadium.
Following a Week 7 matchup with the Patriots in Foxboro, the Bills will begin their three-straight prime-time matchups starting with the Buccaneers on "Thursday Night Football" in Orchard Park. The next week will feature one of the biggest matchups of the season when Buffalo heads back to Cincinnati to face the Bengals on "Sunday Night Football" in a rematch of the AFC Divisional Round in 2022.
The Bills will close out its prime-time stretch with another home game under the lights on "Monday Night Football" against the Broncos.
The Bills will then play a stretch of 4:25 p.m. EST games against the Jets and NFC champion Eagles before hitting the bye week in Week 13.
Then coming out of the bye, Buffalo will head to Kansas City once again for a pivotal Week 14 matchup against the Super Bowl champion Chiefs at 4:25 p.m. EST.
Following another 4:25 p.m. EST game in Week 15 against the Cowboys, the Bills will play on Saturday, Dec. 23 in Los Angeles against the Chargers for an 8 p.m. EST kickoff.
Buffalo will close out its regular season schedule with a pair of AFC East matchups, starting with the Patriots at Highmark Stadium on New Year's Eve, and then a trip to Miami to close things out against the Dolphins.
This year's Super Bowl is scheduled to take place on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada, home of the Raiders.