The bye week is the week an NFL team does not play a game.
*Note – The 2018 NFL Bye Weeks start in week 4 and conclude at the end of week 12.
Here is the 2018 bye week schedule:
Week 4 – Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins
Week 5 – Chicago Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Week 6 – Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints
Week 7 – Green Bay Packers, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks
Week 8 – Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Chargers, Tennessee Titans
Week 9 – Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles
Week 10 – Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Minnesota Vikings
Week 11 – Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, New York Jets, San Francisco 49ers
Week 12 – Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Rams
Weeks 9 and 11 have 6 teams on a bye. This may be problematic for fantasy players if they do not have adequate depth to cover the position voids so draft accordingly!
The 2018 NFL schedule is available here.