2022 Tampa Bay Bandits schedule announced

By Kevin Kelley -

The 2022 Tampa Bay Bandits schedule has officially been announced by the USFL.

The Tampa Bay Bandits kickoff the inaugural season of the USFL on Sunday, April 17, 2022 against the Pittsburgh Maulers in Birmingham, Ala. The game will begin at 8:00pm ET.

The nine remaining matchups for Tampa Bay have also been set, although exact dates and kickoff times will be announced later. Below is Tampa Bay’s schedule for the 2022 season:

2022 Tampa Bay Bandits Schedule

  • 04/17 – at Pittsburgh
  • 04/24 – New Orleans
  • Week 3 – at Houston
  • Week 4 – at Birmingham
  • Week 5 – Michigan
  • Week 6 – at Philadelphia
  • Week 7 – New Jersey
  • Week 8 – Houston
  • Week 9 – at New Orleans
  • Week 10 – Birmingham

Week 1 of the USFL season begins on Saturday, April 16 and the 10-week regular-season will extend through Sunday, June 19. All regular-season games will be played in Birmingham, Ala.

The new USFL includes eight teams that are divided into North and South divisions. Teams in the North Division include the Michigan Panthers, New Jersey Generals, Philadelphia Stars, and Pittsburgh Maulers.

The four teams in the South Division include the Birmingham Stallions, Houston Gamblers, New Orleans Breakers, and Tampa Bay Bandits.

Below is the complete schedule for Week 1 of the 2022 USFL season (all times Eastern):

Saturday, April 16, 2022
New Jersey at Birmingham – 7:30pm, NBC/FOX

Sunday, April 17, 2022
Houston at Michigan – 12pm, TV TBA
Philadelphia at New Orleans – 4pm, TV TBA
Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh – 8pm, TV TBA