The NFL kicked off the 100th season of the league during the Hall of Fame game on August 1, but there’s still four weeks of preseason action to come for those who can’t wait until September. Here is everything you need to know about where to watch your favorite NFL team’s preseason games this August. 

This year, 20 NFL preseason games will air nationally across the NFL Network, FOX, CBS, ESPN and NBC, while your local team matchups can be viewed on local affiliate stations. If you want to catch every matchup, including those of your favorite out-of-market teams, NFL Game Pass will let you stream every preseason game live.

NFL Preseason Games You Can Watch on National TV

Find out where to watch your local team.

While many of these games require you to have access to the NFL Network, a few will be broadcast nationally on stations like FOX, CBS, ESPN and NBC.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

  • New York Jets at New York Giants, 7:00 p.m. ET on the NFL Network
  • Los Angeles Chargers at Arizona Cardinals, 10:00 p.m. ET on the NFL Network

Friday, August 9, 2019

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Pittsburgh Steelers, 7:30 p.m. ET on the NFL Network

Saturday, August 10, 2019

  • Dallas Cowboys at San Francisco 49ers, 9:00 p.m. ET on the NFL Network

Thursday, August 15, 2019

  • Oakland Raiders at Arizona Cardinals, 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN

Friday, August 16, 2019

  • Cincinnati Bears at New York Giants, 7:30 p.m. ET on the NFL Network

Friday, August 17, 2019

  • Cleveland Browns at Indianapolis Colts, 4:00 p.m. ET on the NFL Network
  • Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers, 7:30 p.m. ET on the NFL Network
  • Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Rams, 10:00 p.m. ET on the NFL Network

Sunday, August 18, 2019

  • New Orleans Saints at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:00 p.m. ET on CBS
  • Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings, 8:00 p.m. ET on FOX

Monday, August 19, 2019

  • San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos, 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

  • Jacksonville Jaguars at Miami Dolphins, 8:00 p.m. ET on FOX

Friday, August 23, 2019

  • Buffalo Bills at Detroit Lions, 8:00 p.m. ET on CBS

Saturday, August 24, 2019

  • Arizona Cardinals at Minnesota Vikings, 1:00 p.m. ET on the NFL Network
  • Houston Texans at Dallas Cowboys, 7:00 p.m. ET on the NFL Network
  • Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Chargers, 10:00 ET on the NFL Network

Sunday, August 25, 2019

  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Tennessee Titans, 8:00 p.m. ET on NBC

Thursday, August 29, 2019

  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Carolina Panthers, 7:00 p.m. ET on the NFL Network
  • Los Angeles Chargers at San Francisco 49ers, 10:00 p.m. ET on the NFL Network

Where to Watch your Local NFL Team’s Preseason Games

In most cases, you can catch your home team’s preseason matchups on a local affiliate station. Find your team on the list below to see where and when to tune in.

  • Jacksonville Jaguars: KGPE Channel 47 (CBS), WFOX Channel 30 (FOX) – Preseason Schedule