MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The Miami Dolphins will host the New York Giants this season with the addition of a game to the schedule.
NFL owners voted Tuesday to expand the regular season from 16 games to 17 games beginning with the 2021 season.
Each team will now face an opponent from the opposite conference based on division standings from the previous season. Home and away games will be played on a rotating divisional basis.
This year the AFC East Division will host the NFC East Division under the 17-game format.
2021 NFL 17TH GAME SCHEDULE ROTATION
|NFC EAST||AFC EAST|
|Washington Football Team||Buffalo Bills|
|New York Giants||Miami Dolphins|
|Dallas Cowboys||New England Patriots|
|Philadelphia Eagles||New York Jets|
|NFC WEST||AFC NORTH|
|Seattle Seahawks||Pittsburgh Steelers|
|Los Angeles Rams||Baltimore Ravens|
|Arizona Cardinals||Cleveland Browns|
|San Francisco 49ers||Cincinnati Bengals|
|NFC SOUTH||AFC SOUTH|
|New Orleans Saints||Tennessee Titans|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Indianapolis Colts|
|Carolina Panthers||Houston Texans|
|Atlanta Falcons||Jacksonville Jaguars|
|NFC NORTH||AFC WEST|
|Green Bay Packers||Kansas City Chiefs|
|Chicago Bears||Las Vegas Raiders|
|Minnesota Vikings||Los Angeles Chargers|
|Detroit Lions||Denver Broncos|
The Dolphins are 2-7 all-time against the Giants and last beat them in 2003. The Giants last traveled to South Florida in 2015.
Under the new agreement, the preseason will be reduced from four games to three.
The NFL has played a 16-game regular-season schedule since 1978.