Baker Mayfield, Saquon Barkley and Sam Darnold Debuts Highlight NFL Network's Preseason Week 1 Live Schedule

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Baker Mayfield, Saquon Barkley and Sam Darnold Debuts Highlight NFL Network's Preseason Week 1 Live Schedule

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Five Live Preseason Week 1 Games on NFL Network:

Cleveland Browns at New York Giants – August 9 at 7:00 PM ET

Dallas Cowboys at San Francisco 49ers – August 9 at 10:00 PM ET

Atlanta Falcons at New York Jets – August 10 at 7:30 PM ET

Detroit Lions at Oakland Raiders – August 10 at 10:30 PM ET

Minnesota Vikings at Denver Broncos – August 11 at 9:00 PM ET​

It's time to get 'Back to Football' and NFL Network remains the go-to destination to do so, with five live games and taped broadcasts of every preseason Week 1 game.

NFL Network's preseason Week 1 live schedule begins Thursday, August 9 when the top two picks of the 2018 NFL Draft make their preseason debuts. No. 1 overall pick Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns travel to face the second overall pick Saquon Barkley and the New York Giants at 7:00 PM ET live on NFL Network.

At 10:00 PM ET, quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers host quarterback Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys live on NFL Network. Editions of NFL Total Access air at 6:00 PM ET, during halftime of Browns-Giants, and halftime of Cowboys-49ers with host Scott Hanson and analysts Kurt Warner, James Jones and Michael Fabiano

On Friday, August 10, NFL Network's preseason Week 1 live schedule continues with two games. At 7:30 PM ET, the third overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft Sam Darnold makes his preseason debut when the New York Jets host quarterback Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons. At 10:30 PM ET, Matt Patricia makes his head coaching debut when the Detroit Lions travel to face the Oakland Raiders in Jon Gruden's return to the sidelines. Editions of NFL Total Access air at 7:00 PM ET, during halftime of Falcons-Jets, and halftime of Lions-Raiders with Hanson, Warner, Fabiano and David Carr.

On Saturday, August 11, top free agent quarterbacks from this past offseason, Kirk Cousins and Case Keenum, face off when the Minnesota Vikings play the Denver Broncos at 9:00 PM ET. Editions of NFL Total Access air at 8:30 PM ET, and during halftime and postgame of Vikings-Broncos with Carr, Terrell Davis and Cole Wright.

Live preseason games on NFL Network are subject to blackouts in the local markets of the participating teams.

Additionally, NFL Network airs taped broadcasts of every preseason Week 1 game.

All NFL Network programming – including 15 LIVE preseason games and re-airs of all 65 preseason games – can be streamed live through the NFL app and via Watch NFL Network on smartphones, tablets, PCs and connected TV devices tablet (Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, PlayStation 4 and Roku). Access is available for NFL Network subscribers of participating TV providers. For more information, go to NFL.com/nflnetwork.

NFL Game Pass provides fans in the United States access to live out-of-market preseason games, as well as other exclusive content. Available for $99.99 for the 2018-19 season, NFL Game Pass is available at NFL.com/GamePass, as well as on Smartphones and Tablets via NFL Mobile, and Connected TVs (Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, PlayStation 4 and Roku) via the NFL app.

Below is NFL Network's preseason Week 1 broadcast schedule.  

NFL NETWORK 2018 PRESEASON WEEK 1 GAMES SCHEDULE

(ALL TIMES EASTERN; LIVE GAMES IN BOLD; ALL GAMES IN HIGH DEFINITION)

Thursday, August 9

7:00 PM ET – Cleveland Browns vs. New York Giants – LIVE

10:00 PM ET – Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers – LIVE

1:00 AM ET – Los Angeles Rams vs. Baltimore Ravens

4:00 AM ET – Indianapolis Colts vs. Seattle Seahawks

Friday, August 10

10:00 AM ET – Carolina Panthers vs. Buffalo Bills

1:00 PM ET – Washington Redskins vs. New England Patriots

4:00 PM ET – Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles

7:30 PM ET – Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets – LIVE

10:30 PM ET – Detroit Lions vs. Oakland Raiders – LIVE

1:30 AM ET – Tennessee Titans vs. Green Bay Packers

4:00 AM ET – Chicago Bears vs. Cincinnati Bengals

Saturday, August 11

6:30 AM ET – Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Miami Dolphins

9:00 AM ET – Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles

12 Noon ET – Tennessee Titans vs. Green Bay Packers

3:00 PM ET – Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs

6:00 PM ET – Cleveland Browns vs. New York Giants

9:00 PM ET – Minnesota Vikings vs. Denver Broncos – LIVE

1:00 AM ET – Los Angeles Chargers vs. Arizona Cardinals

4:00 AM ET – Washington Redskins vs. New England Patriots

Sunday, August 12

6:30 AM ET – New Orleans Saints vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

9:00 AM ET – Carolina Panthers vs. Buffalo Bills

12 Noon ET – Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets

3:00 PM ET – Washington Redskins vs. New England Patriots

6:00 PM ET – Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles

9:00 PM ET – Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers

11:30 PM ET – Minnesota Vikings vs. Denver Broncos

2:00 AM ET – Los Angeles Rams vs. Baltimore Ravens

4:30 AM ET – Detroit Lions vs. Oakland Raiders

Monday, August 13

10:00 AM ET – New Orleans Saints vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1:00 PM ET – Houston Texans vs. Kansas City Chiefs

4:00 PM ET – Minnesota Vikings vs. Denver Broncos

8:00 PM ET – Cleveland Browns vs. New York Giants

12 Midnight ET – Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers

4:00 AM ET – Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Miami Dolphins

Tuesday, August 14

10:00 AM ET – Tennessee Titans vs. Green Bay Packers

1:00 PM ET – Los Angeles Rams vs. Baltimore Ravens

4:00 PM ET – Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Jets

8:00 PM ET – Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles

12 Midnight ET – Los Angeles Chargers vs. Arizona Cardinals

4:00 AM ET – Indianapolis Colts vs. Seattle Seahawks

Wednesday, August 15

10:00 AM ET – Chicago Bears vs. Cincinnati Bengals

1:00 PM ET – Carolina Panthers vs. Buffalo Bills

4:00 PM ET – Washington Redskins vs. New England Patriots

8:00 PM ET – Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers

12 Midnight ET – Los Angeles Rams vs. Baltimore Ravens

4:00 AM ET – Minnesota Vikings vs. Denver Broncos

Thursday, August 16

10:00 AM ET – Cleveland Browns vs. New York Giants

12:30 PM ET – Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles

3:00 PM ET – Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers

***Please note that all live games on NFL Network are subject to local blackouts***

The following broadcast teams will be calling each preseason Week 1 matchup on NFL Network:

GamePlay-by-PlayAnalystSideline
Panthers vs. BillsRob StoneSteve TaskerThad Brown
Bears vs. Bengals Mike WattsAnthony MunozMike Valpredo
Browns vs. GiantsBob PapaCarl BanksHoward Cross & Bruce Beck
Saints vs. JaguarsBrian SextonFred TaylorBrent Martineau & Ashlyn Sullivan
Steelers vs. EaglesScott GrahamMike MayockDave Spadero
Buccaneers vs. DolphinsDick StocktonBob Griese & Nat MooreKim Bokamper
Rams vs. RavensGerry SanduskyBrian BillickEvan Washburn
Redskins vs. PatriotsBob SocciScott ZolakRob Ninkovich & Steve Burton
Titans vs. PackersKevin HarlanJames LoftonLance Allen
Texans vs. ChiefsCarter BlackburnTrent GreenBJ Kissel
Cowboys vs. 49ersTed RobinsonTim RyanDennis O'Donnell
Colts vs. SeahawksCurt MenefeeBrock HuardN/A
Falcons vs. JetsIan EagleAnthony BechtOtis Livingston
Lions vs. RaidersBeth MowinsMatt Millen & Rich GannonJT The Brick
Vikings vs. BroncosSteve LevyBrian GrieseRod Mackey
Chargers vs. Cardinals Dave PaschRon WolfleyPaul Gerke

 

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