via press release:
The CBS Television Network, home of XLVII, is scheduled to begin its 53rd year broadcasting the NFL with two preseason games during the 2012 season.
The preseason schedule for THE NFL ON CBS begins on Friday, Aug. 24 (8:00 PM, ET) when the champion New York Giants hosts the Chicago Bears live in prime time on the CBS Television Network.
THE NFL ON CBS will conclude its two-game preseason schedule the following night as the AFC South champion Houston Texans take on the NFC South champion New Orleans Saints live in prime time on Saturday, Aug. 25 (8:00 PM, ET).
Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports, and serves as Executive Producer of CBS Sports’ coverage of THE NFL ON CBS. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.