Week 3 of the 2023 NFL preseason comes to a close with a jam-packed slate of games this weekend, including Saturday's New York Jets at New York Giants game and Las Vegas Raiders at Dallas Cowboys game, but first, the Los Angeles Chargers visit the San Francisco 49ers this Friday. Ready to watch some football? Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the Chargers vs. 49ers game, plus the rest of the 2023 NFL preseason, including the schedule, where to stream regular season NFL games this year and more.
How to watch the Chargers at 49ers game:
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- Stream NFL Network, NFL RedZone and live out-of-market preseason games
Date: Friday, August 25
Time: 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT
Game: Los Angeles Chargers at San Francisco 49ers
TV channel: NFL Network
Local channels: KPIX 5, The CW, CBS
What channel is the Chargers vs. 49ers game on?
The Chargers and the 49ers face off this Friday in a game airing locally on KPIX 5 and/or The CW for Northern Californians and local CBS for SoCal residents. For those outside of the California market, you can catch the Chargers vs. 49ers on NFL Network. Don't have easy access to the NFL Network? Here's what we recommend:
How to watch the Raiders vs. Cowboys game:
2023 NFL preseason full schedule:
All times Eastern
- Stream out-of-market NFL games
Thursday, August 24
Pittsburgh Steelers at Atlanta Falcons, 7:30 p.m.
Indianapolis Colts at Philadelphia Eagles, 8 p.m. (Prime Video)
- Stream Indianapolis Colts at Philadelphia Eagles
Amazon Prime Video
Friday, August 25
Detroit Lions at Carolina Panthers, 8 p.m. (CBS)
- Stream Detroit Lions at Carolina Panthers on CBS
New England Patriots at Tennessee Titans, 8:15 p.m.
Los Angeles Chargers at San Francisco 49ers, 10 p.m.
Saturday, August 26
Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers, 1 p.m.
Cleveland Browns at Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m.
Arizona Cardinals at Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m.
Buffalo Bills at Chicago Bears, 1 p.m.
New York Jets at New York Giants, 6 p.m.
Cincinnati Bengals at Washington Commanders, 6:05 p.m.
Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 7 p.m.
Miami Dolphins at Jacksonville Jaguars, 7 p.m.
Las Vegas Raiders at Dallas Cowboys, 8 p.m.
Los Angeles Rams at Denver Broncos, 9 p.m.
Sunday, August 27
Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints, 8 p.m (Fox)
- Watch Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints on Fox
How to watch all the NFL preseason games:
Many NFL preseason games are broadcast on local channels, so if you're looking to catch an in-market game, it may be as simple as turning on your TV (or setting up a digital TV antenna). If you want to watch out-of-market games, a $5 monthly subscription to NFL+ will get you access to every out-of-market-game in the season (and preseason). There will also be a few national broadcast NFL preseason games airing across NBC, ESPN, Fox and CBS (and one streaming on Amazon Prime Video) in the coming weeks. Here’s how to watch every NFL preseason game in 2023.
When does football season start?
This year’s NFL season, made up of 272 regular-season games, kicks off on Thursday, September 7, 2023 with a match between the Detroit Lions and the Kansas City Chiefs. The 2023 NFL season will see the first football game on Black Friday, as well as international games in London and Munich.
More ways to watch NFL games this season:
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- Stream select NFL games on ESPN