NFL Preseason Dates and Times Announced

NFL Press Release





The dates and kickoff times of the 64-game NFL preseason schedule were announced today, beginning with five games on Thursday, August 11, including a nationally televised game between the Seattle Seahawks and San Diego Chargers on ESPN (8 p.m. ET).


That game is the first of 11 nationally televised preseason games featuring the entire 2010 playoff field.


The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony will usher in the 2011 season on Saturday, August 6 (7 p.m. ET, ESPN, NFL Network) when the class of 2011 – RICHARD DENT, MARSHALL FAULK, CHRIS HANBURGER, LES RICHTER, ED SABOL, DEION SANDERS and SHANNON SHARPE – takes its place among the all-time greats.


The 2011 preseason schedule was announced on April 12, without dates and times, which have now been confirmed.  Since that announcement, the August 7 Pro Football Hall of Fame game has been cancelled and the San Diego Chargers at Dallas Cowboys game has been moved from Saturday, August 20 to Sunday, August 21.  It will now be televised nationally by NBC (8 p.m. ET).


The complete 2011 NFL preseason schedule:


WEEK 1 – AUGUST 11 – 15


Thursday, August 11


                                                                                                                            Local             Eastern


Seattle at San Diego                                                       ESPN                      5:00p (PT)           8:00p

Jacksonville at New England                                                                          7:30p (ET)           7:30p
Baltimore at Philadelphia                                                                                 7:30p (ET)           7:30p

Denver at Dallas                                                                                             7:30p (CT)           8:30p

Arizona at Oakland                                                                                          7:00p (PT)          10:00p


Friday, August 12


Tampa Bay at Kansas City                                              FOX                       7:00p (CT)           8:00p

Miami at Atlanta                                                                                              7:30p (ET)           7:30p

Cincinnati at Detroit                                                                                         7:30p (ET)           7:30p

Pittsburgh at Washington                                                                                7:30p (ET)           7:30p

San Francisco at New Orleans                                                                      7:00p (CT)           8:00p



Saturday, August 13


Green Bay at Cleveland                                                                                  7:30p (ET)           7:30p

NY Giants at Carolina                                                                                     8:00p (ET)           8:00p

Buffalo at Chicago                                                                                          7:00p (CT)           8:00p

Indianapolis at St. Louis                                                                                  7:00p (CT)           8:00p

Minnesota at Tennessee                                                                                 7:00p (CT)           8:00p


Monday, August 15


NY Jets at Houston                                                         ESPN                      7:00p (CT)           8:00p




WEEK 2 – AUGUST 18-22


Thursday, August 18


Philadelphia at Pittsburgh                                                 FOX                        8:00p (ET)           8:00p

New England at Tampa Bay                                                                           7:30p (ET)           7:30p



Friday, August 19


Atlanta at Jacksonville                                                     FOX                        8:00p (ET)           8:00p

Washington at Indianapolis                                                                              7:00p (ET)           7:00p

Kansas City at Baltimore                                                                                 7:30p (ET)           7:30p

Detroit at Cleveland                                                                                         7:30p (ET)           7:30p

Carolina at Miami                                                                                            7:30p (ET)           7:30p

Arizona at Green Bay                                                                                     7:00p (CT)           8:00p


Saturday, August 20


New Orleans at Houston                                                                                 7:00p (CT)           8:00p

Tennessee at St. Louis                                                                                    7:00p (CT)           8:00p

Oakland at San Francisco                                                                              5:00p (PT)           8:00p

Buffalo at Denver                                                                                           6:30p (MT)           8:30p

Minnesota at Seattle                                                                                        7:00p (PT)          10:00p


Sunday, August 21


San Diego at Dallas                                                         NBC                       7:00p (CT)           8:00p

Cincinnati at NY Jets                                                                                       7:00p (ET)           7:00p


Monday, August 22


Chicago at NY Giants                                                     ESPN                      8:00p (ET)           8:00p




WEEK 3 – AUGUST 25-28


Thursday, August 25


Washington at Baltimore                                                 ESPN                      8:00p (ET)           8:00p

Carolina at Cincinnati                                                                                      7:00p (ET)           7:00p

Cleveland at Philadelphia                                                                                7:30p (ET)           7:30p


Friday, August 26


Green Bay at Indianapolis                                                CBS                        8:00p (ET)           8:00p

St. Louis at Kansas City                                                                                  7:00p (CT)           8:00p


Saturday, August 27


New England at Detroit                                                    CBS                        8:00p (ET)           8:00p

Jacksonville at Buffalo                                                                                    7:00p (ET)           7:00p

NY Jets at NY Giants                                                                                      7:00p (ET)           7:00p

Atlanta at Pittsburgh                                                                                        7:30p (ET)           7:30p

Miami at Tampa Bay                                                                                       7:30p (ET)           7:30p

Dallas at Minnesota                                                                                         7:00p (CT)           8:00p

Houston at San Francisco                                                                               5:00p (PT)           8:00p

Chicago at Tennessee                                                                                    7:00p (CT)           8:00p

Seattle at Denver                                                                                            7:00p (MT)           9:00p

San Diego at Arizona                                                                                     7:00p (MST)        10:00p


Sunday, August 28


New Orleans at Oakland                                                 NBC                        5:00p (PT)           8:00p






Thursday, September 1


Detroit at Buffalo                                                                                             6:30p (ET)           6:30p

Indianapolis at Cincinnati                                                                                 7:00p (ET)           7:00p

Baltimore at Atlanta                                                                                         7:30p (ET)           7:30p

St. Louis at Jacksonville                                                                                  7:30p (ET)           7:30p

Dallas at Miami                                                                                                7:30p (ET)           7:30p

NY Giants at New England                                                                             7:30p (ET)           7:30p

Philadelphia at NY Jets                                                                                   7:30p (ET)           7:30p

Tampa Bay at Washington                                                                              7:30p (ET)           7:30p

Pittsburgh at Carolina                                                                                      8:00p (ET)           8:00p

Cleveland at Chicago                                                                                      7:00p (CT)           8:00p

Kansas City at Green Bay                                                                              7:00p (CT)           8:00p

Houston at Minnesota                                                                                     7:00p (CT)           8:00p

Tennessee at New Orleans                                                                            7:00p (CT)           8:00p

Denver at Arizona                                                                                           7:00p (PT)          10:00p

San Francisco at San Diego                                                                           7:00p (PT)          10:00p


Friday, September 2


Oakland at Seattle                                                                                           7:30p (PT)          10:30p



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