NFL Preseason Schedule 2015: Games Released

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt had 20.5 sacks. in 2015. (Getty)

Texans defensive end J.J. Watt had 20.5 sacks. in 2015. (Getty)

The National Football League released its 2015 preseason schedule on Thursday afternoon.

Thie 2015 preseason starts a little later than usual during the 2nd week of August as opposed to the 1st week of August. The preseason runs from August 13th until September 4th. Here is the full schedule:

Week 1: (Aug. 13-17)

Carolina at Buffalo
Dallas at San Diego
Denver at Seattle
Green Bay at New England
Indianapolis at Philadelphia
Kansas City at Arizona
Miami at Chicago
New Orleans at Baltimore
NY Giants at Cincinnati
NY Jets at Detroit
Pittsburgh at Jacksonville
San Francisco at Houston
St. Louis at Oakland
Tampa Bay at Minnesota
Tennessee at Atlanta
Washington at Cleveland

Week 2: (Aug. 20-24)

Buffalo at Cleveland (ESPN, Aug. 20)
St. Louis at Tennessee (FOX, Aug. 23)
Cincinnati at Tampa Bay (ESPN, Aug. 24)
Atlanta at NY Jets
Baltimore at Philadelphia
Chicago at Indianapolis
Dallas at San Francisco
Denver at Houston
Detroit at Washington
Green Bay at Pittsburgh
Jacksonville at NY Giants
Miami at Carolina
New England at New Orleans
Oakland at Minnesota
San Diego at Arizona
Seattle at Kansas City

Week 3: (Aug. 27-30)

Detroit at Jacksonville (CBS, Aug. 28)
Seattle at San Diego (CBS, Aug. 29)
Houston at New Orleans (FOX, Aug. 30)
Arizona at Oakland (NBC, Aug. 30)
Atlanta at Miami
Chicago at Cincinnati
Cleveland at Tampa Bay
Indianapolis at St. Louis
Minnesota at Dallas
New England at Carolina
NY Jets at NY Giants
Philadelphia at Green Bay
Pittsburgh at Buffalo
San Francisco at Denver
Tennessee at Kansas City
Washington at Baltimore

Week 4: (Sept. 3-4)

Arizona at Denver
Baltimore at Atlanta
Buffalo at Detroit
Carolina at Pittsburgh
Cincinnati at Indianapolis
Cleveland at Chicago
Houston at Dallas
Jacksonville at Washington
Kansas City at St. Louis
Minnesota at Tennessee
New Orleans at Green Bay
NY Giants at New England
Oakland at Seattle
Philadelphia at NY Jets
San Diego at San Francisco
Tampa Bay at Miami

The 2015 preseason will kick off on Sunday, August 9th at 8:00 p.m. in prime time on NBC when the Pittsburgh Steelers face the Minnesota Vikings in the Hall of Fame Game live from Canton, Ohio, the site of the NFL Hall of Fame.