Week 3 of the NFL preseason is generally the week where the starters play the longest, and the schedule features an attractive matchup this weekend with the first meeting in the NFL between the top two draft picks this year, quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III.
Here’s the NFL Network’s preseason week 3 release, along with the times each game this week will be shown on NFL Network. All times listed below are Eastern.
ROOKIE QBS ANDREW LUCK & ROBERT GRIFFIN III MEET FOR FIRST TIME LIVE ON NFL NETWORK SATURDAY, AUGUST 25 AT 4:00 PM ET
Indianapolis Colts at Washington Redskins LIVE on NFL Network Saturday, August 25 at 4:00 PM ET
‘NFL Preseason Live’ Provides Live Look-Ins of Week 3 Preseason Games Friday, August 24 & Saturday, August 25 at 7:30 PM ET
As the 2012 NFL preseason enters the crucial third week, NFL Media remains the go-to destination for the most comprehensive preseason coverage, including the first meeting in the NFL between the top two draft picks this year, quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III.
On Friday, August 24 at 7:30 PM ET on NFL Network, NFL Preseason Live provides live look-ins of Week 3 preseason games. Host Fran Charles and analysts Kurt Warner and Michael Lombardi take viewers around the league in NFL RedZone-style, delivering live game action and highlights including rookie quarterback Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins hosting the Atlanta Falcons, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots traveling to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the Philadelphia Eagles at the Cleveland Browns in a preview of a Week 1 matchup.
NFL Network’s live preseason broadcast schedule continues on Saturday, August 25 at 4:00 PM ET when the number one overall pick in this year’s draft Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts face the number two overall pick Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins.
Following Colts-Redskins, NFL Preseason Live airs at 7:30 PM ET providing analysis and coverage of the day’s remaining games, which include Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys hosting Sam Bradford and the St. Louis Rams, and Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers traveling to face defensive end Mario Williams and the Buffalo Bills.
NFL Network is the only place to catch all 65 games of the 2012 NFL preseason schedule.
NFL.com’s NFL Preseason Live returns to offer fans live and on-demand access to preseason games online and in HD. Full DVR controls allow fans to pause, rewind and replay both live and archived game action. Additional viewing options include picture-in-picture and a quad view mode which provides fans the ability to watch four games on the same screen.
New to NFL Preseason Live this year is the Condensed Games feature, which allows fans to watch every play from an entire game – from opening kickoff to the final whistle – in 30 minutes and commercial-free. For the first time, NFL Preseason Live is available on Android and iOS tablets with a free download.
Fans with NFL Mobile from Verizon can watch NFL Network, including preseason games, live on their mobile devices around the clock.
Below is NFL Network’s Week 3 broadcast schedule.
NFL NETWORK 2012 WEEK 3 PRESEASON GAMES SCHEDULE
(ALL TIMES EASTERN; LIVE GAMES IN BOLD; ALL GAMES IN HIGH DEFINITION)
Friday, August 24
10:00 AM – Tennessee Titans at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Week 2)
1:00 PM – Philadelphia Eagles at New England Patriots (Week 2)
4:00 PM – Green Bay Packers at Cincinnati Bengals
12:00 Midnight – Jacksonville Jaguars at Baltimore Ravens
3:00 AM – San Diego Chargers at Minnesota Vikings
Saturday, August 25
7:00 AM – Green Bay Packers at Cincinnati Bengals
10:00 AM – Jacksonville Jaguars at Baltimore Ravens
1:00 PM – Philadelphia Eagles at Cleveland Browns
4:00 PM – Indianapolis Colts at Washington Redskins – LIVE
12 Midnight – St. Louis Rams at Dallas Cowboys
3:00 AM – Seattle Seahawks at Kansas City Chiefs
Sunday, August 26
7:00 AM – Chicago Bears at New York Giants
10:00 AM – Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins
1:00 PM – New England Patriots at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
11:00 PM – Detroit Lions at Oakland Raiders
2:00 AM – Arizona Cardinals at Tennessee Titans
Monday, August 27
10:00 AM – Seattle Seahawks at Kansas City Chiefs
1:00 PM – Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints
4:00 PM – Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills
8:00 PM – Indianapolis Colts at Washington Redskins
12 Midnight – Philadelphia Eagles at Cleveland Browns
3:00 AM – Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills
Tuesday, August 28
10:00 AM – Carolina Panthers at New York Jets
1:00 PM – Detroit Lions at Oakland Raiders
4:00 PM – Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins
8:00 PM – St. Louis Rams at Dallas Cowboys
12 Midnight – San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos
3:00 AM – New England Patriots at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Wednesday, August 29
10:00 AM – Philadelphia Eagles at Cleveland Browns
1:00 PM – San Diego Chargers at Minnesota Vikings
4:00 PM – St. Louis Rams at Dallas Cowboys