Future NFL schedules are determined by the NFL schedule formula that was set up in 2001 and continues through 2009.
The 2008 NFL schedule was based upon this formula and it has worked so well that future NFL schedules are likely to be based on it as well.
Future NFL schedules have only been determined for the 2008 NFL schedule and the 2009 NFL schedule. The 2008 NFL schedule has been released in its entirety while the future NFL schedules for the 2009 season only have some of the opponents determined. Let’s take a look at some of the top teams future NFL schedules for the 2009 season.
Future NFL schedules in 2009 have the New England Patriots playing a tougher schedule than their 2008 NFL schedule which was the easiest in the league. The Patriots future NFL schedules show that the Patriots in 2009 will face Jacksonville, Tennessee, Atlanta, Carolina, Houston, Indianapolis, New Orleans and Tampa Bay as some of their out of division opponents. Another top team to look at for the 2009 future NFL schedules is the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts have a much easier schedule. They face New England, the Jets, San Francisco, Seattle, Buffalo, Miami, Arizona and St. Louis in out of division games.
Another top team is the Jacksonville Jaguars. They have a similar schedule to the Colts. They face Buffalo, Miami, Arizona, St. Louis, New England, the Jets, San Francisco and Seattle out of their division.
Pittsburgh is another team to watch in future NFL schedules. The Steelers face Oakland, San Diego, Green Bay, Minnesota, Denver, Kansas City, Chicago and Detroit in out of division games in 2009.
San Diego is a top team to follow in future NFL schedules. They play Baltimore, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Dallas, Washington and the Giants in out of division games.
One of the most popular teams in NFL futures schedules is Dallas. The Cowboys take on Atlanta, New Orleans, Carolina, Oakland, San Diego, Tampa Bay, Denver and Kansas City in out of division games.
Super Bowl XIL in 2010 will be played at Dolphins Stadium in Miami, Florida.