The National Football League season is underway, with the race to Super Bowl LVII in Arizona well and truly on.
32 sides are in contention for a place in the showpiece event, which will take place in Glendale, Arizona on February 12th, 2023.
How long will the sides have to book their place in the showpiece event? Here is everything you need to know about the NFL season length, including both the regular season and the offseason.
How long is an NFL season?
An NFL season is 18 weeks long, with each side playing 17 games across this period.
Each side is also afforded the luxury of one bye week. The bye weeks are determined ahead of the start of the season and can be incredibly valuable as the offseason approaches.
The round of the season began on Thursday, September 8th 2022, with the final round of the season pencilled in for Sunday, January 8th, 2023.
How long are the NFL Playoffs?
The NFL Playoffs will begin the week after the regular season ends, with the NFL Wild Card Round starting on Saturday, January 14th 2023.
The Playoffs will run for a total of four weeks, with the NFL Divisional Round and Conference Championships to take place in order to determine the two sides that will contest the next Super Bowl on Sunday, February 23rd 2023.
Head here to learn more about the 2023 Super Bowl, including the latest bookmakers' odds on who will lift the Lombardi Trophy in Arizona.