2018 NFL Preseason Dates and Times Announced

 

The dates and kickoff times of the 65-game NFL preseason schedule were announced today, beginning with the annual NFL/Hall of Fame Game between the Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens in Canton, Ohio on Thursday night, August 2.

​Televised live at 8:00 PM ET on NBC, the NFL/Hall of Fame Game is the first of eight national preseason telecasts carried by NFL broadcast partners CBS, ESPN, FOX and NBC.

NFL Network will also provide extensive coverage of the NFL preseason, including live or re-aired broadcasts of all 65 games.

The 2018 preseason schedule was announced on April 11 without dates and times, which now have been confirmed.

The complete 2018 NFL preseason schedule is listed below:

2018 NFL PRESEASON SCHEDULE
(Games grouped by start times and listed alphabetically by home team)

NFL/Hall of Fame Game – August 2

DAY DATE VISITOR HOME LOCAL ET NAT. TV  
Thursday Aug. 2 Chicago Bears vs Baltimore Ravens 8:00 PM 8:00 PM NBC  
Week 1 – August 9-11

DAY DATE VISITOR HOME LOCAL ET
Thursday Aug. 9 Carolina Panthers at Buffalo Bills 7:00 PM 7:00 PM  
Thursday Aug. 9 Chicago Bears at Cincinnati Bengals 7:00 PM 7:00 PM  
Thursday Aug. 9 New Orleans Saints at Jacksonville Jaguars 7:00 PM 7:00 PM  
Thursday Aug. 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Miami Dolphins 7:00 PM 7:00 PM  
Thursday Aug. 9 Cleveland Browns at New York Giants 7:00 PM 7:00 PM  
Thursday Aug. 9 Pittsburgh Steelers at Philadelphia Eagles 7:00 PM 7:00 PM  
Thursday Aug. 9 Los Angeles Rams at Baltimore Ravens 7:30 PM 7:30 PM  
Thursday Aug. 9 Washington Redskins at New England Patriots 7:30 PM 7:30 PM  
Thursday Aug. 9 Tennessee Titans at Green Bay Packers 7:00 PM 8:00 PM  
Thursday Aug. 9 Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs 7:30 PM 8:30 PM  
Thursday Aug. 9 Dallas Cowboys at San Francisco 49ers 7:00 PM 10:00 PM  
Thursday Aug. 9 Indianapolis Colts at Seattle Seahawks 7:00 PM 10:00 PM  
Friday Aug. 10 Atlanta Falcons at New York Jets 7:30 PM 7:30 PM  
Friday Aug. 10 Detroit Lions at Oakland Raiders 7:30 PM 10:30 PM  
Saturday Aug. 11 Los Angeles Chargers at Arizona Cardinals 7:00 PM 10:00 PM  
Saturday Aug. 11 Minnesota Vikings at Denver Broncos 7:00 PM 9:00 PM  
Week 2 – August 16-20

DAY DATE VISITOR HOME LOCAL ET NAT. TV
Thursday Aug. 16 Philadelphia Eagles at New England Patriots 7:30 PM 7:30 PM  
Thursday Aug. 16 Pittsburgh Steelers at Green Bay Packers 7:00 PM 8:00 PM  
Thursday Aug. 16 New York Jets at Washington Redskins 8:00 PM 8:00 PM ESPN  
Friday Aug. 17 Kansas City Chiefs at Atlanta Falcons 7:00 PM 7:00 PM  
Friday Aug. 17 New York Giants at Detroit Lions 7:00 PM 7:00 PM  
Friday Aug. 17 Miami Dolphins at Carolina Panthers 7:30 PM 7:30 PM  
Friday Aug. 17 Buffalo Bills at Cleveland Browns 7:30 PM 7:30 PM  
Friday Aug. 17 Arizona Cardinals at New Orleans Saints 7:00 PM 8:00 PM  
Saturday Aug. 18 Jacksonville Jaguars at Minnesota Vikings 12:00 PM 1:00 PM  
Saturday Aug. 18 Oakland Raiders at Los Angeles Rams 1:00 PM 4:00 PM  
Saturday Aug. 18 Cincinnati Bengals at Dallas Cowboys 6:00 PM 7:00 PM  
Saturday Aug. 18 San Francisco 49ers at Houston Texans 7:00 PM 8:00 PM  
Saturday Aug. 18 Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Tennessee Titans 7:00 PM 8:00 PM    
Saturday Aug. 18 Chicago Bears at Denver Broncos 7:05 PM 9:05 PM  
Saturday Aug. 18 Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Chargers 7:00 PM 10:00 PM  
Monday Aug. 20 Baltimore Ravens at Indianapolis Colts 8:00 PM 8:00 PM ESPN  
Week 3 – August 23-26

DAY DATE VISITOR HOME LOCAL ET NAT. TV
Thursday Aug. 23 Philadelphia Eagles at Cleveland Browns 8:00 PM 8:00 PM FOX  
Friday Aug. 24 New England Patriots at Carolina Panthers 7:30 PM 7:30 PM  
Friday Aug. 24 New York Giants at New York Jets 7:30 PM 7:30 PM  
Friday Aug. 24 Denver Broncos at Washington Redskins 7:30 PM 7:30 PM  
Friday Aug. 24 Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings 7:00 PM 8:00 PM  
Friday Aug. 24 Detroit Lions at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 8:00 PM 8:00 PM CBS  
Friday Aug. 24 Green Bay Packers at Oakland Raiders 7:30 PM 10:30 PM  
Saturday Aug. 25 Kansas City Chiefs
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