2016 Preseason Schedule Announced

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2016 Preseason Schedule Announced

2016 Pre Season English


​The NFL has finalized its 65-game 2016 preseason schedule, which includes a slate of eight nationally televised preseason games, the league announced today. 

The 2016 preseason will kick off on Sunday, August 7 (ESPN, 8:00 PM ET) in Canton, Ohio when the Green Bay Packers face the Indianapolis Colts in the NFL/Hall of Fame Game. 

The Rams will make their return to Los Angeles in Preseason Week 1 when they host the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday night, August 13 (ESPN, 8:00 PM ET) at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. 

Following is the complete 2016 NFL preseason national television, week-by-week and team-by-team schedule:


(All times Eastern)








Sunday, August 7

NFL/Hall of Fame Game, Canton, OH:

Green Bay vs. Indianapolis

ESPN (8:00 PM)







Preseason Week 1 (August 11-15)




Saturday, August 13

Dallas at Los Angeles

ESPN (8:00 PM)







Preseason Week 3 (August 25-28)




Thursday, August 25

Atlanta at Miami

NBC (8:00 PM)

Friday, August 26

Cleveland at Tampa Bay

CBS (8:00 PM)

Saturday, August 27

Tennessee at Oakland

CBS (8:00 PM)

Sunday, August 28

San Diego at Minnesota

FOX (1:00 PM)

Sunday, August 28

Arizona at Houston

FOX (4:00 PM)

Sunday, August 28

Cincinnati at Jacksonville

NBC (8:00 PM)








Green Bay vs. Indianapolis (ESPN, 8/7)  


WEEK 1 – AUGUST 11-15

Dallas at Los Angeles (ESPN, 8/13)

Carolina at Baltimore

Cleveland at Green Bay

Denver at Chicago

Detroit at Pittsburgh

Houston at San Francisco

Indianapolis at Buffalo

Jacksonville at NY Jets

Miami at NY Giants

Minnesota at Cincinnati

New Orleans at New England

Oakland at Arizona

San Diego at Tennessee

Seattle at Kansas City

Tampa Bay at Philadelphia

Washington at Atlanta

WEEK 2 – AUGUST 18-22

Arizona at San Diego

Atlanta at Cleveland

Baltimore at Indianapolis

Carolina at Tennessee

Chicago at New England

Cincinnati at Detroit

Kansas City at Los Angeles

Miami at Dallas

Minnesota at Seattle

New Orleans at Houston

NY Giants at Buffalo

NY Jets at Washington

Oakland at Green Bay

Philadelphia at Pittsburgh

San Francisco at Denver

Tampa Bay at Jacksonville

WEEK 3 – AUGUST 25-28

Atlanta at Miami (NBC, 8/25)

Cleveland at Tampa Bay (CBS, 8/26)

Tennessee at Oakland (CBS, 8/27)

San Diego at Minnesota (FOX, 8/28)

Arizona at Houston (FOX, 8/28)

Cincinnati at Jacksonville (NBC, 8/28)

Buffalo at Washington

Dallas at Seattle

Detroit at Baltimore

Green Bay at San Francisco

Kansas City at Chicago

Los Angeles at Denver

New England at Carolina

NY Giants at NY Jets

Philadelphia at Indianapolis

Pittsburgh at New Orleans



Baltimore at New Orleans

Buffalo at Detroit

Chicago at Cleveland

Denver at Arizona

Green Bay at Kansas City

Houston at Dallas

Indianapolis at Cincinnati

Jacksonville at Atlanta

Los Angeles at Minnesota

New England at NY Giants

NY Jets at Philadelphia

Pittsburgh at Carolina

San Francisco at San Diego

Seattle at Oakland

Tennessee at Miami

Washington at Tampa Bay



Buffalo                                                     Miami                                    New England                                    NY Jets

Indianapolis                        at NY Giants                    New Orleans                      Jacksonville

NY Giants                           at Dallas                          Chicago                              at Washington

at Washington                    Atlanta (NBC)                  at Carolina                          NY Giants

at Detroit                             Tennessee                       at NY Giants                      at Philadelphia


Baltimore                                         Cincinnati                                      Cleveland                                    Pittsburgh

Carolina                              Minnesota                        at Green Bay                     Detroit

at Indianapolis                    at Detroit                          Atlanta                                Philadelphia

Detroit                                 at Jacksonville (NBC)     at Tampa Bay (CBS)         at New Orleans

at New Orleans                  Indianapolis                     Chicago                              at Carolina


Houston                                              Indianapolis                             Jacksonville                                 Tennessee

at San Francisco                vs. Green Bay* (ESPN)  at NY Jets                          San Diego

New Orleans                      at Buffalo                         Tampa Bay                        Carolina

Arizona (FOX)                    Baltimore                         Cincinnati (NBC)                at Oakland (CBS)

at Dallas                             Philadelphia                     at Atlanta                            at Miami

                                           at Cincinnati                                                              


Denver                                              Kansas City                                 Oakland                                          San Diego

at Chicago                          Seattle                             at Arizona                           at Tennessee

San Francisco                    at Los Angeles                 at Green Bay                     Arizona

Los Angeles                        at Chicago                       Tennessee (CBS)              at Minnesota (FOX)

at Arizona                           Green Bay                       Seattle                                San Francisco



Dallas                                                NY Giants                                   Philadelphia                                Washington

at Los Angeles (ESPN)      Miami                              Tampa Bay                        at Atlanta

Miami                                 at Buffalo                         at Pittsburgh                       NY Jets

at Seattle                            at NY Jets                       at Indianapolis                    Buffalo

Houston                              New England                   NY Jets                              at Tampa Bay


Chicago                                               Detroit                                       Green Bay                                     Minnesota

Denver                               at Pittsburgh                    vs. Indianapolis* (ESPN)   at Cincinnati

at New England                  Cincinnati                        Cleveland                           at Seattle

Kansas City                        at Baltimore                     Oakland                             San Diego (FOX)

at Cleveland                       Buffalo                             at San Francisco                Los Angeles

                                                                                    at Kansas City                   


Atlanta                                             Carolina                                        New Orleans                                  Tampa Bay

Washington                        at Baltimore                     at New England                 at Philadelphia

at Cleveland                       at Tennessee                   at Houston                          at Jacksonville

at Miami (NBC)                  New England                   Pittsburgh                           Cleveland (CBS)

Jacksonville                       Pittsburgh                        Baltimore                            Washington


Arizona                                            Los Angeles                                 San Francisco                                   Seattle

Oakland                              Dallas (ESPN)                 Houston                             at Kansas City

at San Diego                      Kansas City                     at Denver                           Minnesota

at Houston (FOX)               at Denver                        Green Bay                         Dallas

Denver                               at Minnesota                    at San Diego                      at Oakland


*NFL/Hall of Fame Game, Canton, OH

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