Full 2012 NFL Preseason Schedule

The NFL’s slate of 12 nationally televised preseason games will feature the entire 2011 playoff field, one of the highlights of the 65-game 2012 NFL preseason schedule announced today. The 2012 preseason will kick off on Sunday, August 5 (NFL Network, 8:00 PM ET) in Canton, Ohio when the Arizona Cardinals face the New Orleans Saints in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game.

The Super Bowl XLVI champion New York Giants will be showcased on national TV when the club faces the Chicago Bears on Friday, August 24 (CBS, 8:00 PM ET) at MetLife Stadium.

Following is the complete 2012 NFL preseason national TV schedule:


(All times Eastern)

Sunday, August 5 Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, Canton, OH: 

Arizona vs. New Orleans

NFLN (8:00 PM)
Preseason Week 1 (August 9-13)
Thursday, August 9 Green Bay at San Diego ESPN (8:00 PM)
Monday, August 13 Dallas at Oakland ESPN (8:00 PM)
Preseason Week 2 (August 16-20)
Thursday, August 16 Cincinnati at Atlanta FOX (8:00 PM)
Friday, August 17 Detroit at Baltimore FOX (8:00 PM)
Sunday, August 19 Indianapolis at Pittsburgh NBC (8:00 PM)
Monday, August 20 Philadelphia at New England ESPN (8:00 PM)
Preseason Week 3 (August 23-26)
Thursday, August 23 Arizona at Tennessee ESPN (8:00 PM)
Friday, August 24 Chicago at NY Giants CBS (8:00 PM)
Saturday, August 25 Houston at New Orleans CBS (8:00 PM)
Sunday, August 26 San Francisco at Denver FOX (4:00 PM)
Sunday, August 26 Carolina at NY Jets NBC (8:00 PM)



Arizona vs. New Orleans (NFLN)

WEEK 1 – AUGUST 9-13

Green Bay at San Diego (ESPN, 8/9)
Dallas at Oakland (ESPN, 8/13)
Arizona at Kansas City
Baltimore at Atlanta
Cleveland at Detroit
Denver at Chicago
Houston at Carolina
Minnesota at San Francisco
New Orleans at New England
NY Giants at Jacksonville
NY Jets at Cincinnati
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia
St. Louis at Indianapolis
Tampa Bay at Miami
Tennessee at Seattle
Washington at Buffalo

WEEK 2 – AUGUST 16-20

Cincinnati at Atlanta (FOX, 8/16)
Detroit at Baltimore (FOX, 8/17)
Indianapolis at Pittsburgh (NBC, 8/19)
Philadelphia at New England (ESPN, 8/20)
Buffalo at Minnesota
Cleveland at Green Bay
Dallas at San Diego
Jacksonville at New Orleans
Kansas City at St. Louis
Miami at Carolina
NY Giants at NY Jets
Oakland at Arizona
San Francisco at Houston
Seattle at Denver
Tennessee at Tampa Bay
Washington at Chicago

WEEK 3 – AUGUST 23-26

Arizona at Tennessee (ESPN, 8/23)
Chicago at NY Giants (CBS, 8/24)
Houston at New Orleans (CBS, 8/25)
San Francisco at Denver (FOX, 8/26)
Carolina at NY Jets (NBC, 8/26)
Atlanta at Miami
Detroit at Oakland
Green Bay at Cincinnati
Indianapolis at Washington
Jacksonville at Baltimore
New England at Tampa Bay
Philadelphia at Cleveland
Pittsburgh at Buffalo
San Diego at Minnesota
Seattle at Kansas City
St. Louis at Dallas

WEEK 4 – AUGUST 29-30

Atlanta at Jacksonville
Baltimore at St. Louis
Buffalo at Detroit
Carolina at Pittsburgh
Chicago at Cleveland
Cincinnati at Indianapolis
Denver at Arizona
Kansas City at Green Bay
Miami at Dallas
Minnesota at Houston
New England at NY Giants
New Orleans at Tennessee
NY Jets at Philadelphia
Oakland at Seattle
San Diego at San Francisco
Tampa Bay at Washington




Buffalo                                Miami                               New England                       NY Jets

Washington                          Tampa Bay                        New Orleans                         at Cincinnati

at Minnesota                        at Carolina                         Philadelphia (ESPN)             NY Giants

Pittsburgh                            Atlanta                              at Tampa Bay                       Carolina (NBC)

at Detroit                              at Dallas                           at NY Giants                        at Philadelphia


Baltimore Cincinnati                         Cleveland                            Pittsburgh

at Atlanta                             NY Jets                             at Detroit                             at Philadelphia

Detroit (FOX)                        at Atlanta (FOX)                 at Green Bay                        Indianapolis (NBC)

Jacksonville                         Green Bay                         Philadelphia                         at Buffalo

at St. Louis                          at Indianapolis                   Chicago                               Carolina


Houston                              Indianapolis                     Jacksonville                        Tennessee

at Carolina                            St. Louis                           NY Giants                            at Seattle

San Francisco                      at Pittsburgh (NBC)            at New Orleans                     at Tampa Bay

at New Orleans (CBS)           at Washington                   at Baltimore                         Arizona (ESPN)

Minnesota                            Cincinnati                          Atlanta                                 New Orleans


Denver                                 Kansas City                      Oakland                              San Diego

at Chicago                           Arizona                             Dallas (ESPN)                      Green Bay (ESPN)

Seattle                                 at St. Louis                       at Arizona                            Dallas

San Francisco (FOX)            Seattle                              Detroit                                 at Minnesota

at Arizona                             at Green Bay                     at Seattle                             at San Francisco





Dallas                                  NY Giants                         Philadelphia                        Washington

at Oakland (ESPN)                at Jacksonville                   Pittsburgh                            at Buffalo

at San Diego                        at NY Jets                         at New England (ESPN)        at Chicago

St. Louis                              Chicago (CBS)                  at Cleveland                         Indianapolis

Miami                                   New England                     NY Jets                               Tampa Bay


Chicago                               Detroit                              Green Bay                           Minnesota

Denver                                 Cleveland                          at San Diego (ESPN)            at San Francisco

Washington                          at Baltimore (FOX)             Cleveland                             Buffalo

at NY Giants (CBS)               at Oakland                         at Cincinnati                         San Diego

at Cleveland                         Buffalo                             Kansas City                         at Houston


Atlanta                                 Carolina                           New Orleans                        Tampa Bay

Baltimore                             Houston                            vs. Arizona* (NFLN)              at Miami

Cincinnati (FOX)                   Miami                                at New England                    Tennessee

at Miami                               at NY Jets (NBC)               Jacksonville                         New England

at Jacksonville                      at Pittsburgh                     Houston (CBS)                     at Washington

at Tennessee


Arizona                               St. Louis                          San Francisco                     Seattle

vs. New Orleans* (NFLN)       at Indianapolis                   Minnesota                            Tennessee

at Kansas City                      Kansas City                       at Houston                           at Denver

Oakland                               at Dallas                           at Denver (FOX)                   at Kansas City

at Tennessee (ESPN)            Baltimore                          San Diego                           Oakland



*Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, Canton, OH