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NFL to release regular-season schedule May 12


The NFL on Thursday announced that its 2022 regular-season schedule will be released Thursday, May 12 at 7 p.m. (CT) on NFL Network, and the NFL app.

The Bears schedule will be announced on and the Chicago Bears Official App brought to you by Verizon at the same time.

The dates and times of some games will be revealed earlier: 

• First Thursday Night Football game on Prime Video (Week 2, Sept. 15) will be announced during the first round of the draft Thursday, April 28. 

• International Games will be released Wednesday, May 4.

• Other select games will be revealed the week of May 9. 

• All NFL clubs will be permitted to announce their first home game opponent Thursday, May 12 at 5 p.m. (CT).

The Bears will play the following opponents in 2022:


Lions (3-13-1 in 2021)
Packers (13-4)
Vikings (8-9)
Eagles (9-8)
Commanders (7-10)
Bills (11-6)
Dolphins (9-8)
Texans (4-13)
49ers (10-7)


Lions (3-13-1)
Packers (13-4)
Vikings (8-9)
Cowboys (12-5)
Giants (4-13)
Patriots (10-7)
Jets (4-13)
Falcons (7-10)

Check out the Bears' home and away matchups for the 2022 season.