LOOK: The 22 preseason games to air live on NFL Network

Jun 14, 2022

The NFL announced Monday that 22 preseason games will air live on NFL Network. Eight games will be in preseason Week 1 and another eight will be carried live in preseason Week 2, while six preseason finales will be aired to  close out the preseason.

None of those 22 games will involve the Arizona Cardinals, who get a Sunday night FOX broadcast in their second preseason game, against the Baltimore Ravens.

Below you can see which 22 preseason games will be aired live.

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We get Jones vs. Jones action as Daniel Jones and Mac Jones are the QBs for these two teams.

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This will be Marcus Mariota’s debut with the Falcons.

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The 49ers eliminated the Packers from the playoffs last season.

Justin Fields gets to start his second year.

This will be Ryan’s debut with the Colts.

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Both teams get their first live action of their quarterbacks battling to be the new starter following Seattle’s trade of Russell Wilson and Ben Roethlisberger’s retirement.

 Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Wilson makes his debut wearing a Broncos uniform.

This will be our first look at WR Davante Adams with the Raiders.

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We get to see some action of rookie QB Matt Corral.

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One of the worst teams from last season against the champs.

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More Russell Wilson action.

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Who doesn’t want to see Carson Wentz vs. Patrick Mahomes in preseason action?

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Will Tom Brady play in this game?

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The Cowboys are on for the second week in a row and it is our first 2022 look at Justin Herbert.

Could Deshaun Watson play in this game?


This will be the second game in a row on NFL Network for the Giants, but we get our first look of the preseason at Joe Burrow.

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While we think Aaron Rodgers vs. Patrick Mahomes, we really will get Jordan Love and Chad Henne or even younger unknown QBs.

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Because, of course, the Cowboys have to get national coverage for all three preseason games.

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Don’t expect to see QB Trevor Lawrence.

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It is a Super Bowl rematch, only it will have no one from the Super Bowl playing.

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More national coverage for the Broncos.

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This is how we close out the preseason.

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