Preseason games give fans their first look –– on the college stars of last year in NFL uniforms, along with free agents who have signed with new teams. What will Odell Beckham Jr. look like in brown and orange passports from Baker Mayfield in Cleveland? What will Antonio Brown look like in silver and black during the Raiders' final season in Oakland? Will Le Veon Bell find his groove in Gotham Green for the new jets after his break last season? Will first overall winner Kyler Murray in Kardinalrot look as good as winning the Heisman Trophy last season in Sooner Maroon? We will get answers to these questions during the NFL preseason.
Cable cutters can watch the games live without cables.
When does the NFL preseason begin?
The preseason started last night with the Hall of Fame game between the Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos in Canton, Ohio. The other 30 teams will play their first preseason game next week – between the 8th and 10th of August. (And Madden & # 20 will be released on Tuesday.)
How can I stream the NFL network for preseason games?
NFL Network broadcasts 14 preseason games live and shows repeats of all 65 preseason games. Click here to view the NFL network schedule for live pre-season games and replay games.
Live games are not available in the NFL network on the radio station markets of the participating teams. You can, however, track your local team's preparation games on your local CBS and Fox channels. In general, AFC teams are in CBS and NFC teams are in Fox.
Here's the schedule for the 14 live prep games in the NFL network:
Thursday, Aug. 8
- 7pm. ET: New York Jets vs. New York Giants
- 22.00 ET: Los Angeles Chargers vs. Arizona Cardinals
Friday, August 9
- 19:30 ET: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
Saturday, August 10
- 9 pm. ET: Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers
Friday, August 16
- 19:30 ET: Chicago Bears Vs. New York Giants
Saturday, August 17
- 16:00 ET: Cleveland Browns vs. Indianapolis Colts
- 19:30 ET: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
- 22:00 ET: Dallas Cowboys vs. Los Angeles Rams
Friday, August 23
- 19:30 ET: Cleveland Browns vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Saturday, August 24
- 13:00 ET: Arizona Cardinals vs. Minnesota Vikings
- 19.00 Watch ET: Houston Texans Vs. Dallas Cowboys
- 22.00 ET: Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Chargers
Thursday, August 29
- 19.00 ET: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Carolina Panthers
- 22.00 ET: Los Angeles Chargers vs. San Francisco 49ers  Only three of the six major streaming services broadcast the NFL network. It will not be available on DirecTV Now, Hulu or YouTube TV, so NFL fans can choose between FuboTV, PlayStation Vue and Sling TV. Check your live TV streaming options below for the NFL network.
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