The NFL preseason fully opens for Week 1 on Thursday and the schedule has all 32 teams in action with TV and live stream coverage from the NFL Network for some games and slate has teams like the Baltimore Ravens, New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers, New England Patriots, NY Jets, Detroit Lions, Bears, Dolphins, Cowboys and San Diego Chargers in action.
The schedule on Thursday starts with games at 7:30 pm ET and the Green Bay Packers will be visiting the New England Patriots with TV coverage on the NFL Network. That game should have some intrigue with Jimmy Garoppolo getting time with Tom Brady facing suspension and it will be the first game since the recent hearing between Tom Brady and Roger Goodell about the QB's ban.
The New Orleans Saints and the Baltimore Ravens are playing at 7:30 pm ET in Maryland, while the NY Jets and the Detroit Lions are playing in Ford Field. The Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears are playing at Soldier Field, while the Washington Redskins and Cleveland Browns are playing in Ohio at 8 pm ET. The Dallas Cowboys and San Diego Chargers are playing in California and that game will also be on the NFL Network starting at 10 pm ET.
The Friday schedule has a full slate as well with the Atlanta Falcons and Titans playing on the NFL Network at 7 pm ET, while the Panthers and Bills will play in Buffalo at the same time. The Pittsburgh Steelers and Jacksonville Jaguars are playing at 7:30 pm ET in Florida, while the New York Giants and Cincinnati Bengals are playing at Paul Brown Stadium.
The late games on Friday include the St. Louis Rams and Oakland Raiders at 10 pm ET, while the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will play a Super Bowl rematch. The Broncos and the Seahawks are playing on the NFL Network and that matchup will be from CenturyLink Field. The Saturday NFL schedule has primetime games with the Niners taking on the Houston Texans in NRG Stadium and that starts at 8 pm.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings are playing at 8 pm ET and that game will be on the NFL Network. The Kansas City Chiefs and Arizona Cardinals are playing at 9 pm ET and that matchup will be at the University of Phoenix Stadium. The Indianapolis Colts and Philadelphia Eagles are playing Sunday at 1 pm ET and that game will be at Lincoln Financial Field.