What date does preseason NFL start?

What date does preseason NFL start?

The 2021 NFL preseason kicks off tonight, Thursday, August 5, with the Hall of Fame game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Dallas Cowboys. The game will be played at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

Is the NFL preseason Cancelled 2021?

After the preseason was canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NFL is planning on bringing its exhibition season back in 2021. The league announced the schedule for this year’s slate of preseason games Wednesday.

When did NFL preseason end 2021?

The NFL preseason will end on Aug. 29 with kickoff of the season opener between the Cowboys and Buccaneers set for Thursday, Sept. 9 at 8:20 p.m. ET.

Did the NFL getting rid of preseason?

As part of the added contest, the NFL will reduce its preseason from four to three games. The NFL recently agreed to a new 11-year media rights agreement with media partners worth more than $100 billion.

Will there be preseason football?

The NFL didn’t host any preseason games during the 2020 league year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. But after a year away, the preseason is returning, and NFL teams will get their customary tune-up games to get in shape for the 2021 regular season.

Is the preseason over NBA?

It all starts with Sunday’s preseason opener between the Nets and Lakers, which could be a 2022 NBA Finals preview. The preseason will conclude on Oct. 15 with an eight-game slate featuring two national TV matchups (Celtics vs.

What is the NFL schedule for today?

Sunday, October 3

Game Time (ET) TV
Seahawks 28, 49ers 21 4:05 PM FOX
Ravens 23, Broncos 7 4:25 PM CBS
Packers 27, Steelers 17 4:25 PM CBS
Buccaneers 19, Patriots 17 8:20 PM NBC

Is there no preseason football this year?

How many preseason games will be in the NFL in 2021?

Half the slate — eight games — will air live on NFL Network, beginning with Thursday night’s Patriots-Eagles game in a rematch of Super Bowl LII combatants.

Why is the NFL preseason?

This allows teams a few extra days to prepare for the first week of the regular season. It also prevents conflict with the start of the regular seasons for high school and college football, allowing those venues to expand their first weekends’ games from Thursday through Monday (Labor Day).

What is the NFL preseason schedule?

NFL Announces 2021 Preseason Schedule Dates, Times

Buffalo Miami New England
8/13 at Arizona, 10:00 8/22 at Cleveland, 1:00 8/19 New England, 7:30
8/21 Houston, 8:00 8/29 New England, 6:00 8/27 at N.Y. Jets, 7:30
8/29 Jacksonville, 1:00