2018 Preseason Dates and Times Announced

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2018 Preseason Dates and Times Announced

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5/11/18

2018 NFL PRESEASON DATES & 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

at

Chicago Bears

12:00 PM

1:00 PM

 

Saturday

Aug. 25

Houston Texans

at

Los Angeles Rams

1:00 PM

4:00 PM

 

Saturday

Aug. 25

Tennessee Titans

at

Pittsburgh Steelers

4:00 PM

4:00 PM

 

Saturday

Aug. 25

San Francisco 49ers

at

Indianapolis Colts

4:30 PM

4:30 PM

 

Saturday

Aug. 25

Atlanta Falcons

at

Jacksonville Jaguars

7:00 PM

7:00 PM

 

Saturday

Aug. 25

Baltimore Ravens

at

Miami Dolphins

7:00 PM

7:00 PM

 

Saturday

Aug. 25

New Orleans Saints

at

Los Angeles Chargers

5:00 PM

8:00 PM

CBS

 

Sunday

Aug. 26

Cincinnati Bengals

at

Buffalo Bills

4:00 PM

4:00 PM

FOX

 

Sunday

Aug. 26

Arizona Cardinals

at

Dallas Cowboys

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

NBC

 


Week 4 – August 30

DAY

DATE

VISITOR

HOME

LOCAL

ET

Thursday

Aug. 30

Miami Dolphins

at

Atlanta Falcons

7:00 PM

7:00 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Indianapolis Colts

at

Cincinnati Bengals

7:00 PM

7:00 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Cleveland Browns

at

Detroit Lions

7:00 PM

7:00 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

New England Patriots

at

New York Giants

7:00 PM

7:00 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

New York Jets

at

Philadelphia Eagles

7:00 PM

7:00 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Washington Redskins

at

Baltimore Ravens

7:30 PM

7:30 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Carolina Panthers

at

Pittsburgh Steelers

7:30 PM

7:30 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Jacksonville Jaguars

at

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

7:30 PM

7:30 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Buffalo Bills

at

Chicago Bears

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Dallas Cowboys

at

Houston Texans

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Los Angeles Rams

at

New Orleans Saints

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Minnesota Vikings

at

Tennessee Titans

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Green Bay Packers

at

Kansas City Chiefs

7:30 PM

8:30 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Denver Broncos

at

Arizona Cardinals

7:00 PM

10:00 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Los Angeles Chargers

at

San Francisco 49ers

7:00 PM

10:00 PM

 

Thursday

Aug. 30

Oakland Raiders

at

Seattle Seahawks

7:00 PM

10:00 PM

 

 

2018 AFC EAST TEAM SCHEDULES
(All times local by market of team, ex. BAL, ET; DEN, MT)

BUFFALO BILLS

ET

NAT. TV

MIAMI DOLPHINS

ET

NAT. TV

Aug. 9

Carolina Panthers

7:00 PM

Aug. 9

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

7:00 PM

Aug. 17

at Cleveland Browns

7:30 PM

Aug. 17

at Carolina Panthers

7:30 PM

Aug. 26

Cincinnati Bengals

4:00 PM

FOX

Aug. 25

Baltimore Ravens

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

at Chicago Bears

8:00 PM

Aug. 30

at Atlanta Falcons

7:00 PM

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

ET

NAT. TV

NEW YORK JETS

ET

NAT. TV

Aug. 9

Washington Redskins

7:30 PM

Aug. 10

Atlanta Falcons

7:30 PM

Aug. 16

Philadelphia Eagles

7:30 PM

Aug. 16

at Washington Redskins

8:00 PM

ESPN

Aug. 24

at Carolina Panthers

7:30 PM

Aug. 24

New York Giants

7:30 PM

Aug. 30

at New York Giants

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

at Philadelphia Eagles

7:00 PM

 

2018 AFC NORTH TEAM SCHEDULES
(All times local by market of team, ex. BAL, ET; DEN, MT)

BALTIMORE RAVENS

ET

NAT. TV

CINCINNATI BENGALS

ET

NAT. TV

Aug. 2

Chicago Bears (NFL/Hall of Fame Game)

8:00 PM

NBC

Aug. 9

Chicago Bears

7:00 PM

Aug. 9

Los Angeles Rams

7:30 PM

Aug. 18

at Dallas Cowboys

7:00 PM

Aug. 20

at Indianapolis Colts

8:00 PM

ESPN

Aug. 26

at Buffalo Bills

4:00 PM

FOX

Aug. 25

at Miami Dolphins

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

Indianapolis Colts

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

Washington Redskins

7:30 PM

CLEVELAND BROWNS

ET

NAT. TV

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

ET

NAT. TV

Aug. 9

at New York Giants

7:00 PM

Aug. 9

at Philadelphia Eagles

7:00 PM

Aug. 17

Buffalo Bills

7:30 PM

Aug. 16

at Green Bay Packers

8:00 PM

Aug. 23

Philadelphia Eagles

8:00 PM

FOX

Aug. 25

Tennessee Titans

4:00 PM

Aug. 30

at Detroit Lions

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

Carolina Panthers

7:30 PM

 

2018 AFC SOUTH TEAM SCHEDULES
(All times local by market of team, ex. BAL, ET; DEN, MT)

HOUSTON TEXANS

CT

NAT. TV

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

ET

NAT. TV

Aug. 9

at Kansas City Chiefs

7:30 PM

Aug. 9

at Seattle Seahawks

10:00 PM

Aug. 18

San Francisco 49ers

7:00 PM

Aug. 20

Baltimore Ravens

8:00 PM

ESPN

Aug. 25

at Los Angeles Rams

3:00 PM

Aug. 25

San Francisco 49ers

4:30 PM

Aug. 30

Dallas Cowboys

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

at Cincinnati Bengals

7:00 PM

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

ET

NAT. TV

TENNESSEE TITANS

CT

NAT. TV

Aug. 9

New Orleans Saints

7:00 PM

Aug. 9

at Green Bay Packers

7:00 PM

Aug. 18

at Minnesota Vikings

1:00 PM

Aug. 18

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

7:00 PM

Aug. 25

Atlanta Falcons

7:00 PM

Aug. 25

at Pittsburgh Steelers

3:00 PM

Aug. 30

at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

7:30 PM

Aug. 30

Minnesota Vikings

7:00 PM

 

2018 AFC WEST TEAM SCHEDULES
(All times local by market of team, ex. BAL, ET; DEN, MT)

DENVER BRONCOS

MT

NAT. TV

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

CT

NAT. TV

Aug. 11

Minnesota Vikings

7:00 PM

Aug. 9

Houston Texans

7:30 PM

Aug. 18

Chicago Bears

7:05 PM

Aug. 17

at Atlanta Falcons

6:00 PM

Aug. 24

at Washington Redskins

5:30 PM

Aug. 25

at Chicago Bears

12:00 PM

Aug. 30

at Arizona Cardinals

8:00 PM

Aug. 30

Green Bay Packers

7:30 PM

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS

PT

NAT. TV

OAKLAND RAIDERS

PT

NAT. TV

Aug. 11

at Arizona Cardinals

6:00 PM

Aug. 10

Detroit Lions

7:30 PM

Aug. 18

Seattle Seahawks

7:00 PM

Aug. 18

at Los Angeles Rams

1:00 PM

Aug. 25

New Orleans Saints

5:00 PM

CBS

Aug. 24

Green Bay Packers

7:30 PM

Aug. 30

at San Francisco 49ers

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

at Seattle Seahawks

7:00 PM

 

2018 NFC EAST TEAM SCHEDULES
(All times local by market of team, ex. BAL, ET; DEN, MT)

DALLAS COWBOYS

CT

NAT. TV

NEW YORK GIANTS

ET

NAT. TV

Aug. 9

at San Francisco 49ers

9:00 PM

Aug. 9

Cleveland Browns

7:00 PM

Aug. 18

Cincinnati Bengals

6:00 PM

Aug. 17

at Detroit Lions

7:00 PM

Aug. 26

Arizona Cardinals

7:00 PM

NBC

Aug. 24

at New York Jets

7:30 PM

Aug. 30

at Houston Texans

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

New England Patriots

7:00 PM

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

ET

NAT. TV

WASHINGTON REDSKINS

ET

NAT. TV

Aug. 9

Pittsburgh Steelers

7:00 PM

Aug. 9

at New England Patriots

7:30 PM

Aug. 16

at New England Patriots

7:30 PM

Aug. 16

New York Jets

8:00 PM

ESPN

Aug. 23

at Cleveland Browns

8:00 PM

FOX

Aug. 24

Denver Broncos

7:30 PM

Aug. 30

New York Jets

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

at Baltimore Ravens

7:30 PM

 

2018 NFC NORTH TEAM SCHEDULES
(All times local by market of team, ex. BAL, ET; DEN, MT)

CHICAGO BEARS

CT

NAT. TV

DETROIT LIONS

ET

NAT. TV

Aug. 2

Baltimore Ravens (NFL/Hall of Fame Game)

7:00 PM

NBC

Aug. 10

at Oakland Raiders

10:30 PM

Aug. 9

at Cincinnati Bengals

6:00 PM

Aug. 17

New York Giants

7:00 PM

Aug. 18

at Denver Broncos

8:05 PM

Aug. 24

at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

8:00 PM

CBS

Aug. 25

Kansas City Chiefs

12:00 PM

Aug. 30

Cleveland Browns

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

Buffalo Bills

7:00 PM

GREEN BAY PACKERS

CT

NAT. TV

MINNESOTA VIKINGS

CT

NAT. TV

Aug. 9

Tennessee Titans

7:00 PM

Aug. 11

at Denver Broncos

8:00 PM

Aug. 16

Pittsburgh Steelers

7:00 PM

Aug. 18

Jacksonville Jaguars

12:00 PM

Aug. 24

at Oakland Raiders

9:30 PM

Aug. 24

Seattle Seahawks

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

at Kansas City Chiefs

7:30 PM

Aug. 30

at Tennessee Titans

7:00 PM

 

2018 NFC SOUTH TEAM SCHEDULES
(All times local by market of team, ex. BAL, ET; DEN, MT)

ATLANTA FALCONS

ET

NAT. TV

CAROLINA PANTHERS

ET

NAT. TV

Aug. 10

at New York Jets

7:30 PM

Aug. 9

at Buffalo Bills

7:00 PM

Aug. 17

Kansas City Chiefs

7:00 PM

Aug. 17

Miami Dolphins

7:30 PM

Aug. 25

at Jacksonville Jaguars

7:00 PM

Aug. 24

New England Patriots

7:30 PM

Aug. 30

Miami Dolphins

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

at Pittsburgh Steelers

7:30 PM

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

CT

NAT. TV

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

ET

NAT. TV

Aug. 9

at Jacksonville Jaguars

7:00 PM

Aug. 9

at Miami Dolphins

7:00 PM

Aug. 17

Arizona Cardinals

7:00 PM

Aug. 18

at Tennessee Titans

8:00 PM

Aug. 25

at Los Angeles Chargers

7:00 PM

CBS

Aug. 24

Detroit Lions

8:00 PM

CBS

Aug. 30

Los Angeles Rams

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

Jacksonville Jaguars

7:30 PM

 

2​018 NFC WEST TEAM SCHEDULES
(All times local by market of team, ex. BAL, ET; DEN, MT)

ARIZONA CARDINALS

MST

NAT. TV

LOS ANGELES RAMS

PT

NAT. TV

Aug. 11

Los Angeles Chargers

7:00 PM

Aug. 9

at Baltimore Ravens

4:30 PM

Aug. 17

at New Orleans Saints

5:00 PM

Aug. 18

Oakland Raiders

1:00 PM

Aug. 26

at Dallas Cowboys

5:00 PM

NBC

Aug. 25

Houston Texans

1:00 PM

Aug. 30

Denver Broncos

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

at New Orleans Saints

5:00 PM

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

PT

NAT. TV

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

PT

NAT. TV

Aug. 9

Dallas Cowboys

7:00 PM

Aug. 9

Indianapolis Colts

7:00 PM

Aug. 18

at Houston Texans

5:00 PM

Aug. 18

at Los Angeles Chargers

7:00 PM

Aug. 25

at Indianapolis Colts

1:30 PM

Aug. 24

at Minnesota Vikings

5:00 PM

Aug. 30

Los Angeles Chargers

7:00 PM

Aug. 30

Oakland Raiders

7:00 PM