NFL Network to televise 13 live preseason games in 2019

By Kevin Kelley -

The NFL Network will televise 13 live preseason games in 2019, the league has announced.

The schedule kicks off on Thursday, Aug. 8 with two games. The New York Jets travel to take on the New York Giants at 7:00pm ET and the Arizona Cardinals play host to the Los Angeles Chargers at 10:00pm ET.

Overall, four games are slated for Week 1, four games for Week 2, three games for Week 3, and two games for Week 4.

Live preseason games on NFL Network are subject to blackouts in the local markets of the participating teams. Additionally, re-airs of all 65 preseason games can be streamed via the NFL and NFL Network apps.

2019 NFL Network Preseason Schedule

*All times Eastern.


Thursday, Aug. 8
Jets at Giants – 7:00pm
Chargers at Cardinals – 10:00pm

Friday, Aug. 9
Buccaneers at Steelers – 7:30pm

Saturday, Aug. 10
Cowboys at 49ers – 9:00pm


Friday, Aug. 16
Bears at Giants – 7:30pm

Saturday, Aug. 17
Browns at Colts – 4:00pm
Chiefs at Steelers – 7:30pm
Cowboys at Rams (in Hawaii) – 10:00pm


Saturday, Aug. 24
Cardinals at Vikings – 1:00pm
Texans at Cowboys – 7:00pm
Seahawks at Chargers – 10:00pm


Thursday, Aug. 29
Eagles at Jets – 7:00pm
Chargers at 49ers – 10:00pm

NFL Schedules