We now know when the latest NFL schedule release date in history will be.
Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the schedule will officially be released on Wednesday, May 12:
NFL is now slated to release its full 2021 regular-season schedule on Wednesday, May 12, per sources. It’s the date to get more dates.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 21, 2021
The delay in the schedule announcement was due in part to the switch to a 17-game schedule, as well as uncertainty regarding attendance thanks to COVID-19.