2013 NFL preseason TV schedule

2013 NFL preseason TV schedule begins with the Hall of Fame Game between the Miami Dolphins and the Dallas Cowboys Aug. 4.

2013 NFL preseason TV schedule

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2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

It’s been a long, sad spring and summer without football. Fortunately, that’s coming to an end in August as the NFL begins four weeks of preseason contests.

It all begins Aug. 3, as ESPN2 presents the induction ceremony for the 2013 class of enshrinees to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Players joining the pantheon of football greats are Larry Allen, Cris Carter, Curley Culp, Jonathan Ogden, Dave Robinson and Warren Sapp, along with coach Bill Parcells.

The following night in Canton is the Hall of Fame Game between the Miami Dolphins and the Dallas Cowboys (NBC, Aug. 4). The game doesn’t count in the standings — but, unfortunately, the injuries do. That’s why you’re likely to see the Cowboys’ Tony Romo and the Dolphins’ Ryan Tannehill under center for only a series or two.

Other NFL preseason games of note on national TV include the Cincinnati Bengals at the Atlanta Falcons (ESPN, Aug. 8) in a matchup of playoff teams from last season. The Indianapolis Colts head to MetLife Stadium to take on the New York Giants (FOX, Aug. 18). The Colts are coming off an 11-5 season that saw a playoff appearance and a stellar debut for quarterback Andrew Luck. After missing the postseason last year, quarterback Eli Manning and the Giants hope to be playing for Super Bowl XLVIII in their home stadium. The Seattle Seahawks visit Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis., for a preseason matchup against the Packers (CBS, Aug. 23). Both teams reached the playoffs in 2012 and figure to be in the postseason again. The Packers may be out for a small measure of revenge (it’s only a preseason game, after all) for last September’s infamous “Fail Mary” play, in which a blown call by a replacement official gave the Seahawks a last-second win.

2013 NFL PRESEASON NATIONAL TELEVISION SCHEDULE

(All times Eastern)

DATE GAME NETWORK (TIME)
     
Sunday, August 4 NFL/Hall of Fame Game, Canton, OH: Dallas vs. Miami NBC (8:00 PM)
Preseason Week 1 (August 8-11)
     
Thursday, August 8 Cincinnati at Atlanta ESPN (8:00 PM)
Preseason Week 2 (August 15-19)
     
Thursday, August 15 San Diego at Chicago ESPN (8:00 PM)
Friday, August 16 Tampa Bay at New England FOX (8:00 PM)
Sunday, August 18 Indianapolis at NY Giants FOX (8:00 PM)
Monday, August 19 Pittsburgh at Washington ESPN (8:00 PM)
     
     
Preseason Week 3 (August 22-25)
     
Thursday, August 22 Carolina at Baltimore ESPN (8:00 PM)
Friday, August 23 Seattle at Green Bay CBS (8:00 PM)
Saturday, August 24 St. Louis at Denver CBS (8:00 PM)
Sunday, August 25 New Orleans at Houston FOX (4:00 PM)
Sunday, August 25 Minnesota at San Francisco NBC (8:00 PM)

2013 PRESEASON WEEK-BY-WEEK SCHEDULE

NFL/HALL OF FAME GAME ­ AUGUST 4
Dallas vs. Miami (NBC, 8/4)

WEEK 1 ­ AUGUST 8-11
Cincinnati at Atlanta (ESPN, 8/8)
Arizona at Green Bay
Baltimore at Tampa Bay
Buffalo at Indianapolis
Chicago at Carolina
Dallas at Oakland
Denver at San Francisco
Houston at Minnesota
Kansas City at New Orleans
Miami at Jacksonville
New England at Philadelphia
NY Giants at Pittsburgh
NY Jets at Detroit
St. Louis at Cleveland
Seattle at San Diego
Washington at Tennessee

WEEK 2 ­ AUGUST 15-19
San Diego at Chicago (ESPN, 8/15)
Tampa Bay at New England (FOX, 8/16)
Indianapolis at NY Giants (FOX, 8/18)
Pittsburgh at Washington (ESPN, 8/19)
Atlanta at Baltimore
Carolina at Philadelphia
Dallas at Arizona
Denver at Seattle
Detroit at Cleveland
Green Bay at St. Louis
Jacksonville at NY Jets
Miami at Houston
Minnesota at Buffalo
Oakland at New Orleans
San Francisco at Kansas City
Tennessee at Cincinnati

WEEK 3 ­ AUGUST 22-25
Carolina at Baltimore (ESPN, 8/22)
Seattle at Green Bay (CBS, 8/23)
St. Louis at Denver (CBS, 8/24)
New Orleans at Houston (FOX, 8/25)
Minnesota at San Francisco (NBC, 8/25)
Atlanta at Tennessee
Buffalo at Washington
Chicago at Oakland
Cincinnati at Dallas
Cleveland at Indianapolis
Kansas City at Pittsburgh
New England at Detroit
NY Jets at NY Giants
Philadelphia at Jacksonville
San Diego at Arizona
Tampa Bay at Miami

WEEK 4 ­ AUGUST 29-30
Arizona at Denver
Baltimore at St. Louis
Cleveland at Chicago
Detroit at Buffalo
Green Bay at Kansas City
Houston at Dallas
Indianapolis at Cincinnati
Jacksonville at Atlanta
New Orleans at Miami
NY Giants at New England
Oakland at Seattle
Philadelphia at NY Jets
Pittsburgh at Carolina
San Francisco at San Diego
Tennessee at Minnesota
Washington at Tampa Bay

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