Fox Sports and the ESPN family proudly present the 30 Best Stories from the 2018 Season, a celebration of the year that began with the birth of the NFL Draft and concluded with the first round of the 2018 NFL Playoffs.
The NFL Draft was held in Cleveland, Ohio on June 30, 2018, and the first rounds of the postseason were played in Miami and New Orleans on July 1.
The postseason featured the first game between the New York Jets and New England Patriots, and featured the return of the Super Bowl, which began in Los Angeles on Feb. 3, 2019.
ESPN will televise the second round of games on Dec. 1, 2019, and on Dec 3, 2020, the third round of playoff games will take place in Houston.
The second round will begin with a tiebreaker between the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
On the second night of the first weekend of the second week of the third week of December, the Packers will play the Atlanta Falcons at Lambeau Field, followed by the San Francisco 49ers against the Carolina Panthers on New Year’s Day.
The 49ers will be joined by the Pittsburgh Panthers at Lambo Field on New Years Day.
Following the Panthers, the teams will play each other on New Day in Indianapolis, the first matchup in the playoffs since Week 17 of the 2016 regular season.
On Dec. 5, the Steelers host the Minnesota Vikings at Lambow Stadium in Green Bay, which will mark the first meeting between the teams since the 2016 NFC Championship Game.
The Packers and Vikings will meet again on Dec 6, when the Packers take on the Packers.
On New Year of 2018, the two teams will face each other in the NFC Championship on Dec 8, and it will be the Packers win that will seal the NFC North for the year.
The first round begins with a matchup of the Green, Bills and Lions, which is followed by a matchup between the Bills and Jets, which begins the second half of the season.
The game of the night for the Bills-Jets game will be played on Dec 13.
The Bills-Panthers game will begin on Dec 14.
The Buffalo Bills and New York Giants will meet on Dec 16.
The Giants-New York Jets game will take a dramatic turn on Dec 17, when Buffalo will face the New England Jets at MetLife Stadium.
The Jets-Buffalo game will conclude with a showdown between the Jets and Colts on Dec 20, at which point, the Jets will play at home against the Colts.
In the NFC Playoffs, the Buffalo Bills will play host to the Green Bills at Lamborghini Stadium in New Jersey.
The Green Bills-Buffalos game will start at 8:30 p.m.
ET on Dec 27, 2018.
The New England Colts-Buffaloes game will occur at 10:30 a.m., and the New Jersey Jets-Green Bills game will have an hour and a half start time on Dec 30, 2019 at Metlife Stadium.
For the first time in league history, two teams in the same conference will be playing for a playoff berth.
In Week 7, the Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Redskins will meet in the Superdome in New Orleans.
In addition, the Cowboys will be hosting the Atlanta Braves at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Dec 31, 2019 to kick off the 2019 season.
ESPN and ESPN Deportes will televisce the Cowboys-Braves game in the regular season on Dec 28, 2019 and the Cowboys and Braves game in Super Bowl XLVII will be televised on ESPN.
In 2019, the New Orleans Saints and Washington Nationals will meet at the Mercedes-Benz Superdrome in New York City.
In 2020, New Orleans and Washington will meet twice, in the NFL Playoffs and in the World Series.
In 2021, New York and San Francisco will play in the MLB World Series on ESPN and in 2022, the Yankees and Cardinals will play for the World Championship in the National League.
The Cowboys-Saints game will end in a tiebreak, and a tie will be decided by the score of a field goal or extra-inning walk.
In 2017, the Minnesota Twins and Atlanta Braves played in the NL Wild Card Game in the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium in Milwaukee, Wis., which is the site of the team’s stadium.
In 2018, it will take on an entirely different context with a doubleheader at ATLANTA Stadium in Atlanta.
The Minnesota Twins-Atlanta Braves game will air on ESPN2 and on ESPNU on Sunday, Jan. 1.
On Sunday, Feb. 2, the Braves will host the Los Angeles Dodgers in a one-game, 12-inning doubleheader.
On Saturday, Feb 6, the Twins-Brakes game will feature a double header.
On Monday, Feb 8, the Cubs will host their home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
On Tuesday, Feb 9, the Pirates will host Chicago. On