By: Alex Del Barrio, Sportsradio 610By Alex Del Barrio

HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – The NFL released the preliminary 2017 pre-season schedule for all 32 teams on Monday which begins with the annual Hall of Fame Game on Thursday August 3rd in Canton, Ohio with the Dallas Cowboys facing the Arizona Cardinals. The game will be televised by NBC with an 8:00 pm kickoff.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and former Rams and Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner will be among those enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame during the weekend festivities.

Most of the games have yet to be given official days and times with the exception of a select nationally televised games.

In the second week of the preseason ESPN will televise two games with the first to be played between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday August 17th. The second is in their standard Monday Night Football time slot between the Giants and the Cleveland Browns.

In the third week of the preseason CBS will carry Kansas City versus Seattle on Friday August 25th and the first ever meeting between the two Los Angeles franchises with the Chargers and Rams meeting at the Coliseum on Saturday August 26th.

On Sunday August 27th FOX will televise a doubleheader with the Chicago Bears and new quarterback Mike Glennon hosting the Tennessee Titans for a 1:00 pm kickoff.. In the second half of the twin-bill the Cincinnati Bengals face the Washington Redskins.

NBC closes out the national preseason schedule on the evening of August 27th with Sunday Night Football as the San Francisco 49ers visit the Minnesota Vikings.

The full week-by-week schedule is below.


Dallas vs. Arizona (NBC, 8/3)

WEEK 1 – AUGUST 10-14

Atlanta at Miami

Dallas at LA Rams

Denver at Chicago

Detroit at Indianapolis

Houston at Carolina

Jacksonville at New England

Minnesota at Buffalo

New Orleans at Cleveland

Oakland at Arizona

Philadelphia at Green Bay

Pittsburgh at NY Giants

San Francisco at Kansas City

Seattle at LA Chargers

Tampa Bay at Cincinnati

Tennessee at NY Jets

Washington at Baltimore

WEEK 2 – AUGUST 17-21

Atlanta at Pittsburgh

Baltimore at Miami

Buffalo at Philadelphia

Carolina at Tennessee

Chicago at Arizona

Denver at San Francisco

Green Bay at Washington

Indianapolis at Dallas

Kansas City at Cincinnati

LA Rams at Oakland

Minnesota at Seattle

New England at Houston

New Orleans at LA Chargers

NY Giants at Cleveland (ESPN, 8/21)

NY Jets at Detroit

Tampa Bay at Jacksonville (ESPN, 8/17)

WEEK 3 – AUGUST 24-27

Arizona at Atlanta

Buffalo at Baltimore

Carolina at Jacksonville

Chicago at Tennessee (FOX, 8/27)

Cincinnati at Washington (FOX, 8/27)

Cleveland at Tampa Bay

Green Bay at Denver

Houston at New Orleans

Indianapolis at Pittsburgh

Kansas City at Seattle (CBS, 8/25)

LA Chargers at LA Rams (CBS, 8/26)

Miami at Philadelphia

New England at Detroit

NY Jets at NY Giants

Oakland at Dallas

San Francisco at Minnesota (NBC, 8/27)

WEEK 4 – 

Arizona at Denver

Baltimore at New Orleans

Cincinnati at Indianapolis

Cleveland at Chicago

Dallas at Houston

Detroit at Buffalo

Jacksonville at Atlanta

LA Chargers at San Francisco

LA Rams at Green Bay

Miami at Minnesota

NY Giants at New England

Philadelphia at NY Jets

Pittsburgh at Carolina

Seattle at Oakland

Tennessee at Kansas City

Washington at Tampa Bay

lex Del Barrio covers the Houston Texans for and is the color commentator for the Houston Dynamo. He also hosts “ADB and Murph” with Matt Murphy which can be heard on Saturday afternoons 4-7 pm  Follow Alex Del Barrio on Twitter: @alexdelbarrio


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