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Week 5 NFL Sunday Schedule: Jets-Falcons opens up NFL’s London games for 2021

There are over 12 straight hours of football today, so fire up the TVs early.

NFL: AUG 15 Preseason - Jets at Falcons Photo by Frank Mattia/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The NFL is back in London today! Wake up with football this morning, as the New York Jets and Atlanta Falcons kick off from the capital of the UK in the first of a handful of international games on the league’s schedule this season.

That matchup is hardly a thrilling one, to be sure. The two teams hold a combined 2-6 record entering this week, and they both have particular weaknesses. The Jets are last in the NFL in points scored, while the Falcons have given up more points than any other team through four games. But it’s still morning football, so fire up the TVs and enjoy the game alongside the rest of your Sunday morning routine.

Today, the Packers also get their first early kickoff of the season as they visit the Cincinnati Bengals. That game will be one of the contests in wider distribution across the country in the early time slot before the biggest games of the day take over — Bills vs. Chiefs will dominate the late afternoon time while Sunday Night Football gets an NFC East rivalry between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys.

So keep it here throughout the games today and discuss in the comments.

NFL Week 5 Sunday Schedule

Visiting Team Home Team Venue City, State Time (CT) TV Network
Visiting Team Home Team Venue City, State Time (CT) TV Network
New York Jets Atlanta Falcons Tottenham Hotspur Stadium London, England 8:30 AM NFL Network
Miami Dolphins Tampa Bay Buccaneers Raymond James Stadium Tampa, FL 12:00 PM CBS
New Orleans Saints Washington Football Team FedEx Field Landover, MD 12:00 PM CBS
New England Patriots Houston Texans NRG Stadium Houston, TX 12:00 PM CBS
Tennessee Titans Jacksonville Jaguars TIAA Bank Field Jacksonville, FL 12:00 PM CBS
Green Bay Packers Cincinnati Bengals Paul Brown Stadium Cincinnati, OH 12:00 PM FOX
Philadelphia Eagles Carolina Panthers Bank of America Stadium Charlotte, NC 12:00 PM FOX
Denver Broncos Pittsburgh Steelers Heinz Field Pittsburgh, PA 12:00 PM FOX
Detroit Lions Minnesota Vikings U.S. Bank Stadium Minneapolis, MN 12:00 PM FOX
Chicago Bears Las Vegas Raiders Allegiant Stadium Las Vegas, NV 3:05 PM CBS
Cleveland Browns Los Angeles Chargers SoFi Stadium Inglewood, CA 3:05 PM CBS
New York Giants Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium Arlington, TX 3:25 PM FOX
San Francisco 49ers Arizona Cardinals State Farm Stadium Glendale, AZ 3:25 PM FOX
Buffalo Bills Kansas City Chiefs Arrowhead Stadium Kansas City, MO 7:20 PM NBC