Breaking Down the 2015 NFL Preseason Schedule

May 5, 2015

There’s not much left to do besides play football. The 2015 regular season NFL schedule has been released, the NFL Draft has ended and the league has just announced the specific dates and times for four weeks of preseason action. The preseason will start on Thursday, August 13 and will conclude will all 32 teams in action on Thursday, September 3. The first NFL game of the season will be the Hall of Fame Game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, August 9.

On the secondary market, the average price for a 2015 NFL preseason game is currently $84.50. The most expensive game is a meeting between the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium during the second week of the preseason. The average price for 49ers vs Cowboys tickets is currently $157.22.

Below is the full preseason schedule, with the date and local time of kickoff (tickets for all of these games can be purchased at the bottom of this post):

WEEK 1 – AUGUST 13-17

Thursday, August 13

  • New Orleans Saints at Baltimore Ravens 7:30p (ET)
  • New York Jets at Detroit Lions 7:30p (ET)
  • Green Bay at New England 7:30p (ET)
  • Washington Redskins at Cleveland 8:00p (ET)
  • Miami Dolphins at Chicago Bears 7:00p (CT)
  • Dallas Cowboys at San Diego Chargers 7:00p (PT)

Friday, August 14

  • Tennessee Titans at Atlanta Falcons 7:00p (ET)
  • Carolina Panthers at Buffalo Bills 7:00p (ET)
  • New York Giants at Cincinnati Bengals 7:30p (ET)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Jacksonville Jaguars 7:30p (ET)
  • St. Louis Rams at Oakland Raiders 7:00p (PT)
  • Denver Broncos at Seattle Seahawks 7:00p (PT)

Saturday, August 15

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Minnesota Vikings 7:00p (CT)
  • San Francisco 49ers at Houston 7:00p (CT)
  • Kansas City Chiefs at Arizona Cardinals 6:00p (MST)

Sunday, August 16

  • Indianapolis Colts at Philadelphia Eagles 1:00p (ET)

WEEK 2 – AUGUST 20-24

Thursday, August 20

  • Detroit Lions at Washington Redskins 7:30p (ET)
  • Buffalo Bills at Cleveland ESPN 8:00p (ET)

Friday, August 21

  • Atlanta Falcons at New York Jets 7:30p (ET)
  • Seattle Seahawks at Kansas City Chiefs 7:00p (CT)

Saturday, August 22

  • Miami Dolphins at Carolina Panthers 7:00p (ET)
  • Baltimore Ravens at Philadelphia Eagles 7:00p (ET)
  • Chicago Bears at Indianapolis Colts 7:30p (ET)
  • New England at New Orleans Saints 6:30p (CT)
  • Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Giants 7:30p (ET)
  • Denver Broncos at Houston 7:00p (CT)
  • Oakland Raiders at Minnesota Vikings 7:00p (CT)
  • San Diego Chargers at Arizona Cardinals 7:00p (MST)

Sunday, August 23

  • Green Bay at Pittsburgh Steelers 8:00p (ET)
  • Dallas Cowboys at San Francisco 49ers 5:00p (PT)
  • St. Louis Rams at Tennessee Titans FOX 7:00p (CT)

Monday, August 24

  • Cincinnati Bengals at Tampa Bay Buccaneers ESPN 8:00p (ET)

WEEK 3 – AUGUST 27-31

Friday, August 28

  • New England at Carolina Panthers 7:30p (ET)
  • Detroit Lions at Jacksonville Jaguars CBS 8:00p (ET)
  • Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs 7:00p (CT)

Saturday, August 29

  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills 4:00p (ET)
  • Minnesota Vikings at Dallas Cowboys 6:00p (CT)
  • Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins 7:00p (ET)
  • New York Jets at New York Giants 7:00p (ET)
  • Cleveland at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7:00p (ET)
  • Washington Redskins at Baltimore Ravens 7:30p (ET)
  • Chicago Bears at Cincinnati Bengals 7:30p (ET)
  • Philadelphia Eagles at Green Bay 7:00p (CT)
  • Indianapolis Colts at St. Louis Rams 7:00p (CT)
  • Seattle Seahawks at San Diego Chargers CBS 5:00p (PT)
  • San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos 7:00p (MT)

Sunday, August 30

  • Houston at New Orleans Saints FOX 3:00p (CT)
  • Arizona Cardinals at Oakland Raiders NBC 5:00p (PT)


Thursday, September 3

  • Baltimore Ravens at Atlanta Falcons 7:00p (ET)
  • New Orleans Saints at Green Bay 6:00p (CT)
  • Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts 7:00p (ET)
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Miami Dolphins 7:00p (ET)
  • Philadelphia Eagles at New York Jets 7:00p (ET)
  • Buffalo Bills at Detroit Lions 7:30p (ET)
  • New York Giants at New England 7:30p (ET)
  • Carolina Panthers at Pittsburgh Steelers 7:30p (ET)
  • Jacksonville Jaguars at Washington Redskins 7:30p (ET)
  • Cleveland at Chicago Bears 7:00p (CT)
  • Houston at Dallas Cowboys 7:00p (CT)
  • Kansas City Chiefs at St. Louis Rams 7:00p (CT)
  • Minnesota Vikings at Tennessee Titans 7:00p (CT)
  • Arizona Cardinals at Denver Broncos 7:00p (MT)
  • San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers 7:00p (PT)
  • Oakland Raiders at Seattle Seahawks 7:00p (PT)

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