Who is getting the national spotlight in the NFL preseason ?

The NFL and its broadcast partners lined up preseason plans, with 65 games in the cards, including eight nationally televised games. The preseason kicks off, of course, on Aug. 9 at 8p on NBC with the Hall of Fame Game pitting the Steelers and Vikings. The channel’s second national game will feature Cardinals/Raiders on Aug. 30 at 8p. Meanwhile, CBS Sports, which plays host to Super Bowl 50, begins its season on Aug. 28 at 8p with the Lions/Jaguars on the network. The following night, CBS carries Seahawks/Chargers, also at 8p. ESPN lined up the Brown/Bills on Aug. 20 and Bengals/Bucs on Aug. 24 (both at 8p) for its preseason slate, announcing the Mike Tirico and Jon Gruden will call the games with Lisa Salters ahead of its regular season bow on Sept. 14. ESPN Deportes will once again offer a Spanish-language production of MNF preseason and regular-season games in 2015. FOX’s portion of the schedule will begin with the Rams/Titans on Aug. 23 at 8p, followed by Texans/Saints on Aug. 30 at 4p.

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