via press release:
THE NFL ON FOX IS BACK
Smith, Newton, Rivers & Kaepernick Star In Two Preseason Games Featuring Four Playoff Teams Coming in August
Levi’s Stadium Makes National Television Debut
New York – Fresh off broadcasting the most-watched television show in U.S. history, Super Bowl XLVI, FOX Sports embarks on the 2014 NFL season with a pair of exciting preseason contests featuring some of the sport’s most impressive quarterbacks.
NFL action on FOX Sports begins in primetime on Sunday, August 17 (8:00 PM ET) as quarterback Alex Smith and the Kansas City Chiefs march into Carolina for a battle with the NFC South Champion Panthers, led by signal-caller Cam Newton, from Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. Play-by-play announcer Kevin Burkhardt, analyst John Lynch and sideline reporter Erin Andrews call the game.
Preseason action on FOX Sports returns on Sunday, August 24 (4:00 PM ET) when Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers face off against the 49ers led by Colin Kaepernick from the newly minted Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Play-by-play announcer Joe Buck along with NFL Hall of Famer Troy Aikman and sideline reporter Pam Oliver call the action and have the privilege of showing off the NFL’s newest stadium to a national audience for the first time.
A complete regular season schedule of NFL games on FOX Sports will be released at a later date. Following its regular-season coverage, FOX Sports presents exclusive live postseason coverage including an NFC Wild Card Game, the NFC Divisional Playoffs, and the NFC Championship Game.
FOX SPORTS 2014 NFL PRESEASON BROADCAST SCHEDULE
Sunday, August 17 Kansas City Chiefs at Carolina Panthers 8:00 PM ET
Sunday, August 24 San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers 4:00 PM ET