Believe it or not, the NFL preseason is fast approaching. The league released the primetime schedule on Thursday.
Three more preseason games will get the primetime flex. The Jaguars and Saints will duel it out at 8 p.m. on Aug. 23 on ESPN. Then, on Aug. 29, the Dolphins and Bengals square off at 4 p.m. ET on CBS, followed by the Browns–Falcons game at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. Take a look at the full preseason primetime schedule below, courtesy of NFL insider Field Yates.
NFL Preseason Primetime game schedule:
August 5th: Steelers vs. Cowboys, 8 PM, Hall of Fame Game (FOX)
August 20th: Chiefs at Cardinals, 8 PM (ESPN)
August 23rd: Jaguars at Saints, 8 PM (ESPN)
August 29th: Dolphins at Bengals, 4 PM (CBS), Browns at Falcons, 8 PM (NBC)
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) June 10, 2021
Of all the primetime preseason games, Jaguars-Saints is probably the most intriguing.
The Saints, meanwhile, are moving on from Drew Brees. Jameis Winston will now be taking command. On paper, New Orleans still has one of the best rosters in the NFL, but it’ll come down to quarterback play.