NFL Network Announces They Will Air 21 Live Preseason Games

The National Football League announced the NFL Network will televise 21 live preseason games in 2024.

The Week 1 preseason schedule kicks off on Thursday, August 8th with the Carolina Panthers traveling to Foxboro to take on the New England Patriots at 7:00 p.m. ET. On the following Saturday, a triple-header is scheduled with the Bears at the Bills at 1 p.m. The triple-header continues with the Vikings hosting the Raiders at 4 p.m. ET and concludes with the reigning Super Bowl Champion Chiefs taking on the Jaguars in Jacksonville at 7 p.m.

Here’s the rest of the schedule:

Week 2

Thursday, Aug. 15

  • 7 p.m. ET – Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots

Saturday, Aug. 17

  • 1 p.m. ET – Cincinnati Bengals vs. Chicago Bears
  • 4 p.m. ET – Detroit Lions vs. Kansas City Chiefs
  • 7 p.m. ET – Buffalo Bills vs Pittsburgh Steelers
  • 10 p.m. ET – Dallas Cowboys vs. Las Vegas Raiders

Sunday, Aug. 18

  • 8 p.m. ET – Green Bay Packers vs. Denver Broncos

Week 3

Thursday, Aug. 22

  • 8:15 p.m. ET – Chicago Bears vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Friday, Aug. 23

  • 7 p.m. ET – Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Atlanta Falcons
  • 10 p.m. ET – San Francisco 49ers vs. Las Vegas Raiders

Saturday, Aug. 24

  • 1 p.m. ET – Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Detroit Lions
  • 4 p.m. ET – Los Angeles Chargers vs. Dallas Cowboys
  • 7:30 p.m. ET – New York Giants vs. New York Jets
  • 10 p.m. ET – Cleveland Browns vs. Seattle Seahawks

Sunday, Aug. 25

  • 2 p.m. ET – Tennessee Titans vs. New Orleans Saints

Live preseason games on NFL Network are subject to blackouts in the local markets of the participating teams. NFL+ provides access to live preseason games. NFL+ – the league’s direct-to-consumer offering – is available through NFL digital properties ( and the NFL app).