NFL Preseason Schedule 2023: Week 1


As the countdown to the 2023 NFL regular season begins, fans across the country are tuning in to see their favorite teams back in action in the preseason. Week 1 of the NFL Preseason Schedule for 2023 is jam-packed with intriguing matchups, fresh faces, and the return of football excitement. From Thursday, August 10, to Sunday, August 13, the games will offer a glimpse of what’s to come and set the stage for a thrilling season. Here’s a look at the schedule:

Thursday, August 10

  • Houston Texans at New England Patriots, 7 p.m.
  • Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks, 10 p.m.

Friday, August 11

  • Green Bay Packers at Cincinnati Bengals, 7 p.m.
  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 7 p.m.
  • New York Giants at Detroit Lions, 7 p.m.
  • Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins, 7 p.m.
  • Washington Commanders at Cleveland Browns, 7:30 p.m.
  • Denver Broncos at Arizona Cardinals, 10 p.m.

Saturday, August 12

  • Tennessee Titans at Chicago Bears, 1 p.m.
  • Indianapolis Colts at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m.
  • New York Jets at Carolina Panthers, 4 p.m.
  • Jacksonville Jaguars at Dallas Cowboys, 5 p.m.
  • Philadelphia Eagles at Baltimore Ravens, 7 p.m.
  • Los Angeles Chargers at Los Angeles Rams, 9 p.m.

Sunday, August 13

  • Kansas City Chiefs at New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m.
  • San Francisco 49ers at Las Vegas Raiders, 4 p.m.

How to watch NFL preseason week 1

For those interested in watching every preseason game, NFL+, which offers a pair of price tiers, will show them.

  • Thursday, Aug. 10:
    • Texans 20, Patriots 9 at 7 p.m. on NFL Network
    • Seahawks 24, Vikings 13 at 10 p.m. on NFL Network
  • Friday, Aug. 11:
    • Falcons at Dolphins at 7 p.m. (Local Broadcast)
    • Packers at Bengals at 7 p.m. on NFL Network
    • Giants at Lions at 7 p.m. (Local Broadcast)
    • Steelers at Buccaneers at 7 p.m. (Local Broadcast)
    • Commanders at Browns at 7:30 p.m. (Local Broadcast)
    • Broncos at Cardinals at 10 p.m. on NFL Network
  • Saturday, Aug. 12:
    • Colts at Bills at 1 p.m. (Local Broadcast)
    • Titans at Bears at 1 p.m. on NFL Network
    • Jets at Panthers at 4 p.m. on NFL Network
    • Jaguars at Cowboys at 5 p.m. (Local Broadcast)
    • Eagles at Ravens at 7 p.m. on NFL Network
    • Chargers at Rams at 9 p.m. on NFL Network
  • Sunday, Aug. 13:
    • Chiefs at Saints at 1 p.m. on NFL Network
    • 49ers at Raiders at 4 p.m. on NFL Network

Each week during the preseason, select games will air on national television. NBC, CBS, Fox, ESPN, and Amazon Prime will each produce one national broadcast during the preseason. Local stations will air the rest of the games in the teams’ respective markets, with NFL Network showing select broadcasts nationally.

Week 1 of the NFL’s 2023 preseason

Week 1 of the NFL’s 2023 preseason sets the stage for what promises to be an exhilarating year of football. With everything from intriguing matchups between potential playoff contenders to first glimpses of rookies and new acquisitions, the excitement is palpable. As teams begin to shape their rosters and work out the early kinks, fans get a preview of the strategies and storylines that will unfold over the coming months. Tune in, gear up, and get ready for a season full of promise and passion. The road to Super Bowl LVII has officially begun!