The NFL preseason is upon us and many fans are wondering when their team’s next game is. Check out this blog post to find out!
NFL preseason games are played in August, prior to the start of the regular season. These exhibition games are used to evaluate players and determine which ones will make the final cut for the 53-man roster. While the starters usually only play for a few series, the reserves see significant playing time throughout the game.
What is the NFL Preseason?
The National Football League preseason is the period each year during which NFL teams play several not-for-the-record exhibition games before the regular season starts. Beginning with the featured Pro Football Hall of Fame game in early August, five weekends of preseason games are currently played in August and September. The preseason schedule gets underway with the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame game, which is held the weekend of August 3. The game, played at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio, pits a team of NFL legends against each other.
When is the next NFL Preseason game?
The next NFL Preseason game is scheduled for Thursday, August 9th, 2018.
How to watch the NFL Preseason
The National Football League preseason is the period each year during which NFL teams play several not-for-the-record exhibition games before the regular season starts.
The preseason gives coaches and general managers a chance to evaluate their team’s talent and depth, get a look at new players, and game plan for the regular season. Players use the preseason to shake off the rust from the offseason, work on their individual skills, and gel as a team.
Because the games don’t count in the standings, teams often use a mix of starters and backups, giving everyone a chance to play. This can make it tough for fans to know when to tune in.
Here’s a guide to help you catch all the action during the 2020 NFL preseason:
Preseason Week 1: August 13-17
Preseason Week 2: August 20-24
Preseason Week 3: August 27-30
Preseason Week 4: September 3-4
The next NFL preseason football game will be played on August 8, 2020.