THUNDER BAY – SPORTS – NFL Network’s live preseason schedule kicks off Thursday, August 11 with the New England Patriots hosting the New Orleans Saints at 7:30 PM ET. Also featured as part of NFL Network’s package of live preseason games are top picks Jared Goff (Chiefs-Rams, August 20 at 10:00 PM ET) and Carson Wentz (Eagles-Steelers, August 18 at 8:00 PM ET), as well as seven playoff teams from 2015.
Returning this year are four special preseason editions of NFL RedZone, hosted by Scott Hanson. The four preseason editions of NFL RedZone will be:
- Thursday, August 11 at 7:30 PM ET
- Thursday, August 18 at 8:00 PM ET
- Saturday, August 27 at 7:30 PM ET
- Thursday, September 1 at 7:00 PM ET
All NFL Network programming – including 16 LIVE preseason games and re-airs of all 64 preseason games – can also be streamed on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile) and via Watch NFL Network on tablet (NFL Mobile and Watch NFL Network apps), PC (NFL.com/watch), Xbox One and Xbox 360(NFL on Xbox app) and other connected TV devices (NFL app on Apple TV and Playstation 4). Access through Watch NFL Network is available for NFL Network subscribers of participating TV providers.
NFL Game Pass provides fans in the United States with another opportunity to watch live out-of-market preseason games, as well as other exclusive content. Available for $99.99 for the 2016 season, NFL Game Pass offers NFL fans the following:
- Live Preseason Games – Watch live out-of-market preseason games through NFL Game Pass (blackout restrictions apply)
- NFL Game Replays – Watch full broadcasts of NFL games, available the same day the games are played. Additional features include condensed versions of NFL games and ‘All-22’ and ‘High Endzone’ angle footage
- Live Gameday Audio – Listen to the live home and away radio broadcast for every NFL game
- NFL Game & Show Archive – Full NFL game broadcasts from 2009-2016 are available through NFL Game Pass, as well as previous seasons of NFL shows such as Hard Knocks, A Football Life, SoundFX and America’s Game
NFL Game Pass is available at www.NFL.com/GamePass, as well as on Smartphones and Tablets via NFL Mobile, and Connected TVs (Xbox One, Apple TV, PlayStation 4, Windows 10) via the NFL app. New for the 2016 season, NFL Game Pass users can turn NFL scores off-and-on within NFL Mobile before watching game replays.
NFL NETWORK’S 2016 LIVE PRESEASON SCHEDULE
(All Times are Eastern)
Thursday, August 11
7:30 PM – New Orleans Saints vs. New England Patriots
Friday, August 12
7:00 PM – Detroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
10:00 PM – Oakland Raiders vs. Arizona Cardinals
Saturday, August 13
4:30 PM – Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs
Sunday, August 14
7:00 PM – Houston Texans vs. San Francisco 49ers
Thursday, August 18
7:00 PM – Philadelphia Eagles vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
10:00 PM – Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks
Friday, August 19
8:00 PM – Miami Dolphins vs. Dallas Cowboys
Saturday, August 20
4:00 PM – New York Giants vs. Buffalo Bills
7:00 PM – Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts
10:00 PM – Kansas City Chiefs vs. Los Angeles Rams (joined live in progress)
Thursday, August 25
11:00 PM – Dallas Cowboys vs. Seattle Seahawks (joined live in progress)
Friday, August 26
11:00 PM – Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers (joined live in progress)
Saturday, August 27
1:00 PM – Kansas City Chiefs vs. Chicago Bears
Thursday, September 1
7:00 PM – New England Patriots vs. New York Giants
10:00 PM – Seattle Seahawks vs. Oakland Raiders
* Live games on NFL Network will be blacked out in the participating teams’ over-the-air station markets.
ABOUT NFL MEDIA
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For fans on the go, all NFL Network programming can also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile) and via Watch NFL Network on tablet (NFL Mobile and Watch NFL Network apps), PC (NFL.com/watch), Xbox One and Xbox 360(NFL on Xbox app) and other connected TV devices (NFL app on Apple TV and Playstation 4). Watch NFL Network access is available for NFL Network subscribers of participating TV providers. For more information, go to NFL.com/nflnetwork. NFL.com is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.
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