CHARGERS AT COWBOYS PRESEASON GAME ON SUNDAY, AUG. 21 ADDED TO NBC'S PRESEASON SCHEDULE
Chargers-Cowboys Replaces Hall of Fame Game for NBC
NEW YORK - July 26, 2011 - The NFL announced today that the San Diego Chargers at Dallas Cowboys preseason game has been moved from Saturday, Aug. 20 to Sunday, Aug. 21, and will now be televised nationally on NBC beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
On Monday, the league cancelled the Pro Football Hall of Fame game, which was previously scheduled to be broadcast on NBC on Sunday, Aug. 7.
NBC's second preseason game features the Oakland Raiders hosting Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Aug. 28 also at 8 p.m. ET.
The NFL will open the regular season with NFL Kickoff on NBC, Thursday, Sept. 8, with a matchup of the last two Super Bowl Champions as the Packers host the Saints from Lambeau Field. The season concludes on NBC with Super Bowl XLVI from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Feb. 5, 2012.
Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth (analyst) return to call all the "Sunday Night Football" games joined this year by Michele Tafoya (sideline reporter).