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National Televised Pre-season schedule
NEW YORK (Apr. 2, 2007) -- It kicks off in Canton, Ohio…showcases every 2006 playoff team…and includes a rematch of Super Bowl XLI.
Those are among the highlights of a 15-game national television preseason schedule that was announced today by the NFL, along with the complete list
of 2007 preseason matchups.
The preseason begins on Sunday night, Aug. 5 with the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio when the New Orleans Saints face the Pittsburgh Steelers on NFL Network at 8:00 p.m. ET. The Saints marched to a division title and advanced to the NFC Championship Game last season, led by AP Coach of the Year Sean Payton and Pro Bowl quarterback Drew Brees. The Steelers enter the 2007 season under the guidance of Mike Tomlin, who will make his head-coaching debut in Canton.
On Monday night, Aug. 20, the Chicago Bears visit the Indianapolis Colts in a rematch of Super Bowl XLI on ESPN (8:00 p.m. ET). It will mark the first home game for the Super Bowl champion Colts since defeating the Bears on Feb. 4 in South Florida.
2007 NFL PRESEASON NATIONAL TELEVISION SCHEDULE (All times Eastern)
Date Game Network (Time)
Sun, Aug. 5 Pro Football Hall of Fame Game (Canton, Ohio)
New Orleans vs. Pittsburgh NFLN (8 p.m.)
Preseason Week 1 (August 9-13)
Thu., Aug. 9 Indianapolis at Dallas FOX (8 p.m.)
Fri., Aug. 10 Buffalo at New Orleans CBS (8 p.m.)
Sat, Aug. 11 Washington at Tennessee NFLN (8 p.m.)
Sun, Aug. 12 Seattle at San Diego NBC (8 p.m.)
Mon, Aug. 13 Denver at San Francisco ESPN (8 p.m.)
Preseason Week 2 (August 16-20)
Thu., Aug. 16 Miami at Kansas City ESPN (8 p.m.)
Fri., Aug. 17 Minnesota at N.Y. Jets FOX (8 p.m.)
Sat, Aug. 18 San Diego at St. Louis CBS (8 p.m.)
Sun, Aug. 19 N.Y. Giants at Baltimore NBC (8 p.m.)
Mon, Aug. 20 Chicago at Indianapolis ESPN (8 p.m.)
Preseason Week 3 (August 23-27)
Thu., Aug. 23 Jacksonville at Green Bay FOX (8 p.m.)
Fri., Aug. 24 New England at Carolina CBS (8 p.m.)
Sun, Aug. 26 Philadelphia at Pittsburgh NBC (8 p.m.)
Mon, Aug. 27 Cincinnati at Atlanta ESPN (8 p.m.)