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NFL Changed 2024 Schedule to Account for Taylor Swift Eras Tour

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By now, everybody is aware of that Taylor Swift has “a guy on the Chiefs,” however no, the NFL didn’t plan the 2024-2024 schedule for the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs to make it simpler for Swift to attend the staff’s video games.

NFL VP of broadcast planning Mike North was requested in regards to the matter throughout a convention name with reporters Thursday and whereas he acknowledged that the league did take into account Swift’s Eras Tour whereas constructing the schedule (extra on that under), it was not an element when it got here to the Chiefs.

That was even if the Chiefs are set to face the Buffalo Payments in Buffalo Nov. 17, only a brief drive from Toronto, the place Swift is ready to carry out her Eras Tour between Nov. 14 and 27.

“I saw a lot of conspiracy theorists talking about Kansas City at Buffalo in the middle of the season, right when Taylor’s playing Toronto,” North stated. “That one definitely did not hit our radar screen.”

That being stated, North did say that the league needed to take the tour into consideration for another staff schedules. Particularly the Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, and Indianapolis Colts, who all play in stadiums the place Swift is scheduled to carry her Eras Tour within the fall.

“We certainly considered the tour dates that hit NFL stadiums,” North stated. “I think she’s in Miami, maybe New Orleans, Indy. We certainly considered those.”

Certainly, these groups are all scheduled to be on the highway across the time Swift hits up their cities.

Swift, in fact, made a handful of appearances at Chiefs video games final season to cheer on her boyfriend, Kansas Metropolis tight finish Travis Kelce. Her appearances within the crowd drove actual viewership, with the league and commissioner Roger Goodell expressing enthusiasm for the youthful, feminine viewers she is bringing to the video games.

“The Taylor Swift effect is also a positive,” Goodell stated throughout a Tremendous Bowl week press convention, including that “it’s great to have her a part of it. Obviously it creates a buzz, it creates another group of young fans, particularly young women that are interested in seeing, ‘Why is she going to this game?’ ‘Why is she interested in this game besides Travis?’ She’s a football fan. And I think that’s great for us.”

Now that the schedule is ready, and the Eras Tour is booked, Chiefs followers must wait and see what number of video games the singer could make. Perhaps she will be able to even drive over from Toronto to Buffalo.

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