NFL Kickoff





Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 8:20PM
at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
NBC
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 8:20PM
Houston Texans  20  vs
at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO
NBC - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth,
Michele Tafoya
Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 8:20PM
at Soldier Field, Chicago, IL
NBC - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth,
Michele Tafoya
First game for Green Bay head coach Matt LaFleur

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 9:05PM
at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA
NBC - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth,
Michele Tafoya
Philadelphia QB Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles remaining the starting QB in place of injured Carson Wentz
Game delayed 45 minutes from original 8:20 PM start time due to lightning.
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 8:30PM
at Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA
NBC - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth,
Michele Tafoya
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 8:40PM
at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, CO
NBC - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth,
Michele Tafoya
First NFL start for Broncos QB Trevor Siemian
The first quarterback to start the opening game for a defending Super Bowl Champion having zero career pass attempts (Trevor Siemian, Denver Broncos)

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 8:40PM
at Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA
NBC - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth,
Michele Tafoya
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 8:42PM
at CenturyLink Stadium, Seattle, WA
NBC - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth,
Michele Tafoya
Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 9:14PM
at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver, CO
NBC - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth,
Michele Tafoya
Super Bowl Champion Ravens unable to host the traditional kickoff game due to conflict with baseball Orioles
Game delayed 34 minutes due to severe lightning. Game originally set to start at 8:40PM ET.
DEN QB Peyton Manning becomes the 6th QB to throw 7 TD passes in a game.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 8:41PM
Dallas Cowboys  24  vs
at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ
NBC - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth,
Michele Tafoya
Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 8:40PM
at Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI
NBC - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth,
Michele Tafoya
Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 8:41PM
at Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, LA
NBC - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth,
Andrea Kremer

Thursday, September 10, 2009 - 8:41PM
at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, PA
NBC - Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth,
Andrea Kremer
Thursday, September 4, 2008 - 7:08PM
at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ
NBC - Al Michaels, John Madden,
Andrea Kremer
The game’s kickoff was at 7 p.m. EDT, because of a time conflict with the 2008 Republican National Convention
Thursday, September 6, 2007 - 8:39PM
at RCA Dome, Indianapolis, IN
NBC - Al Michaels, John Madden,
Andrea Kremer

Thursday, September 7, 2006 - 8:37PM
Miami Dolphins  17  vs
at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, PA
NBC - Al Michaels, John Madden,
Andrea Kremer
Thursday, September 8, 2005 - 9:07PM
at Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA
ABC - Al Michaels, John Madden,
Michele Tafoya
Thursday, September 9, 2004 - 9:08PM
at Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, MA
ABC - Al Michaels, John Madden,
Michele Tafoya

Thursday, September 4, 2003 - 9:09PM
New York Jets  13  vs
at FedEx Field, Landover, MD
ABC - Al Michaels, John Madden,
Lisa Guerrero