The Super Bowl champion New York Giants will host the Chicago Bears on Friday, Aug. 24 (CBS, 8 p.m. ET) for their first nationally televised game since defeating the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI.Exact dates and times for games not shown on national TV will be announced later. I know I’m not alone when I say, I’m just happy there is a pre-season to watch. Your J.G.F., Marcelle English Hall of Fame Game Aug. 5 Arizona vs. New Orleans in Canton, Ohio 8 p.m. (NFL Network) Week 1 (Aug. 9-13) Date Matchup Aug. 9 Green Bay vs. San Diego, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Aug. 13 Dallas at Oakland, 8 p.m. (ESPN) TBA Arizona at Kansas City TBA Baltimore at Atlanta TBA Cleveland at Detroit TBA Denver at Chicago TBA Houston at Carolina TBA Minnesota at San Fransisco TBA New Orleans at New England TBA N.Y. Giants at Jacksonville TBA N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati TBA Pittsburgh at Philadelphia TBA St. Louis at Indianapolis TBA Tampa Bay at Miami TBA Tennessee at Seattle TBA Washington at Buffalo Week 2 (Aug. 16-20) Date Matchup Aug. 16 Cincinnati at Atlanta, 8 p.m. (FOX) Aug. 17 Detroit at Baltimore, 8 p.m. (FOX) Aug. 19 Indianapolis at Pittsburgh, 8 p.m. (NBC) Aug. 20 Philadelphia at New England, 8 p.m. (ESPN) TBA Buffalo at Minnesota TBA Cleveland at Green Bay TBA Dallas as San Diego TBA Jacksonville at New Orleans TBA Kansas City at St. Louis TBA Miami at Carolina TBA N.Y. Giants at N.Y. Jets TBA Oakland at Arizona TBA San Fransisco at Houston TBA Seattle at Denver TBA Tennessee at Tampa Bay TBA Washington at Chicago Week 3 (Aug. 23-26) Date Matchup Aug. 23 Arizona at Tennessee, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Aug. 24 Chicago at N.Y. Giants, 8 p.m. (CBS) Aug. 25 Houston at New Orleans, 8 p.m. (CBS) Aug. 26 San Fransisco at Denver, 4 p.m. (FOX) Aug. 26 Carolina at N.Y. Jets, 8 p.m. (NBC) TBA Atlanta at Miami TBA Detroit at Oakland TBA Green Bay at Cincinnati TBA Indianapolis at Washington TBA Jacksonville at Baltimore TBA New England at Tampa Bay TBA Philadelphia at Cleveland TBA Pittsburgh at Buffalo TBA San Diego at Minnesota TBA Seattle at Kansas City TBA St. Louis at Dallas Week 4 (Aug. 29-30) Date Matchup TBA Atlanta at Jacksonville TBA Baltimore at St. Louis TBA Buffalo at Detroit TBA Carolina at Pittsburgh TBA Chicago at Cleveland TBA Cincinnati at Indianapolis TBA Denver at Arizona TBA Kansas City at Green Bay TBA Miami at Dallas TBA Minnesota at Houston TBA New England at N.Y. Giants TBA New Orleans at Tennessee TBA N.Y. Jets at Philadelphia TBA Oakland at Seattle TBA San Diego at San Fransisco TBA Tampa Bay at Washington
A couple of weeks ago we released part of the upcoming NFL season’s preseason schedule, here’s a complete list of who and where you favorite team will be playing this preseason. The NFL will kick-off the nationally televised 2012 preseason games, starting with the Arizona Cardinals and New Orleans Saints in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game on Sunday, Aug. 5 (NFL Network, 8 p.m. ET) in Canton, Ohio. Two teams looking to get back into the playoffs -- the Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders -- will be showcased in prime time Monday, Aug. 13 (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET).