Super Bowl champ Bucs to kick off season vs Cowboys

UNDATED (AP) — Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will begin their quest to repeat as Super Bowl champions when they kick off the 2021 season at home against the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night, Sept. 9. The game could see the return of Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, who suffered a season-ending ankle injury in Week 5 of last season. The Cowboys have missed the playoffs the past two seasons. The NFL is announcing the 2021 schedule today.