The NFL released its 2018 preseason schedule on Wednesday. The 65-game slate kicks off on Thursday, Aug. 2 for the annual Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, where the Chicago Bears take on the Baltimore Ravens. There will be eight nationally televised games, including one featuring the Philadelphia Eagles and the Cleveland Browns at FirstEngery Stadium in Cleveland on Thursday, Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. ET on Fox.
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All preseason games will be shown on NFL Network. Specific dates and times for every game will be released later this offseason.
The following is the 2018 NFL preseason schedule, including dates, start times (in Eastern time zone), TV networks and scheduled announcers.
Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018 8:00 p.m.: Hall of Fame Game (Canton, OH): Chicago Bears vs. Baltimore Ravens (NBC)
Announcers: Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth (analyst), Michele Tafoya (reporter)
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 8:00 p.m.: New York Jets at Washington Redskins (ESPN)
Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 8:00 p.m.: Baltimore Ravens at Indianapolis Colts (ESPN)
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 8:00 p.m.: Philadelphia Eagles at Cleveland Browns (Fox)
Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 8:00 p.m.: Detroit Lions at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (CBS)
Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018 8:00 p.m.: New Orleans Saints at Los Angeles Chargers (CBS)
Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 4:00 p.m.: Cincinnati Bengals at Buffalo Bills (Fox)
Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018 8:00 p.m.: Arizona Cardinals at Dallas Cowboys (NBC)