The NFL preseason is in full swing as every crew has performed not less than one sport because the league dropped the preseason schedule from 4 video games to 3 with the enlargement of the common season to 17 video games. The groups which have 9 house video games in 2021 could have only one preseason sport, whereas the groups which have simply eight house video games have two house dates (this case will reverse in 2022).
With this 12 months’s preseason decreased to 49 video games, solely 5 can be performed throughout prime-time slots. CBS will carry one of many 5 preseason video games, a Week 3 contest between the Miami Dolphins on the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, Aug. 29 at 4 p.m. ET. How a lot Tua Tagovailoa and Joe Burrow — two quarterbacks taken within the prime 5 picks of the 2020 NFL Draft — will play is unsure since that is the ultimate sport of the preseason for each groups (and all 32 golf equipment have to chop their roster to 53 gamers by Tuesday, Aug. 31).
Trevor Lawrence and the Jacksonville Jaguars earned a prime-time spot in Week 2, the place they may sq. off in opposition to the New Orleans Saints on Monday, Aug. 23. The Saints have an intriguing quarterback battle between Jameis Winston and Taysom Hill, which is much more important in entrance of a nationwide viewers.
This is a take a look at your complete preseason schedule for 2021 (all occasions ET):
Thursday, Aug. 19
New England at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 20
Kansas Metropolis at Arizona, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Cincinnati at Washington, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 21
Buffalo at Chicago, 1 p.m.
New York Jets at Inexperienced Bay, 4:25 p.m.
Baltimore at Carolina, 7 p.m.
Atlanta at Miami, 7 p.m.
Detroit at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.
Tennessee at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Houston at Dallas, 8 p.m.
Indianapolis at Minnesota, 8 p.m.
Las Vegas at Los Angeles Rams, 10 p.m.
Denver at Seattle, 10 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 22
New York Giants at Cleveland, 1 p.m.
San Francisco at Los Angeles Chargers, 7:30 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 23
Jacksonville at New Orleans, 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Friday, Aug. 27
Indianapolis at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at New York Jets, 7:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Kansas Metropolis, 8 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 28
Inexperienced Bay at Buffalo, 1 p.m.
Baltimore at Washington, 6 p.m.
Chicago at Tennessee, 7 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Houston, 8 p.m.
Arizona at New Orleans, 8 p.m.
Los Angeles Rams at Denver, 9:05 p.m.
Los Angeles Chargers at Seattle, 10 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 29
Jacksonville at Dallas, 1 p.m.
Miami at Cincinnati, 4 p.m. (CBS)
Las Vegas at San Francisco, 4 p.m.
New England at New York Giants, 6 p.m.
Cleveland at Atlanta, 8 p.m. (NBC)
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