NFL Teams Bring 'A Games' When Announcing 2022 Regular Season Schedules
The NFL’s 2022 regular-season schedule was released on Thursday night and several of the league’s creative teams brought their A Games in finding ways to cleverly make their announcements.
Whether it was the Seattle Seahawks pranking their players with a “fake schedule release” (which included a game at the Hall of Fame in Canton) or the Carolina Panthers providing a short tribute to the Class of 2022’s Sam Mills in a 90s-themed video, there were several schedule announcements that deserved acknowledgement.
The NFL team schedule announcement most deserving of a place in the Hall of Fame of schedule announcements is ___________?— Pro Football Hall of Fame (@ProFootballHOF) May 13, 2022
After taking note of the conversation on Twitter, the Hall of Fame has assembled a short list of schedule announcements that seemed to catch the public’s eye.
It’s Thursday night, and we feel alright 😎 pic.twitter.com/2eIiNvK1tU— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) May 13, 2022
One of the schedule announcements that received the most praise was that of the Los Angeles Chargers, who perfectly executed on an anime theme.
Should we REALLY make our schedule release video an anime?— Los Angeles Chargers (@chargers) May 13, 2022
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Another team whose animation game was magnificent, while also including several clever references to their opponents, was the Cincinnati Bengals.
What happens when you combine 100+ stock photos, bad animation, and the biggest Bengals season ever?— Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) May 13, 2022
The 2022 Schedule Release!
🎟 Single game tickets are on sale at https://t.co/RXVXLW0wuy pic.twitter.com/F9ka8zZNze
A team that similarly took a humorous route – in a completely different direction – was the Denver Broncos, who utilized the Class of 2021’s Peyton Manning and Class of 2004’s John Elway, as well as new Bronco Russell Wilson.
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Below are a few others that particularly stood out.
How to increase winnability throughout the 2022 season pic.twitter.com/qVZWWE4Pfy— Detroit Lions (@Lions) May 13, 2022
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