Live look-ins on NFL Network of 10 preseason games Saturday

Live action from Jets-Giants, Falcons-Steelers,

Cowboys-Vikings and seven additional games

NFL Network re-airs every Week 3 game as
fantasy football drafts are in full swing

As the 2011 NFL preseason enters the crucial third week, NFL Network and NFL.com are the go-to destinations for the most comprehensive preseason coverage. As fantasy football drafts around the country get in full swing, NFL Network re-airs every game of the crucial third week of the preseason.

On Saturday, Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m. ET, host Rich Eisen and analysts Marshall Faulk and Warren Sapp provide live look-ins of 10 games on "Around the League: Preseason 2011." NFL Network delivers live action of the Jets-Giants and Jaguars-Bills (kickoff at 7 p.m. ET), and additional live coverage of the opening kickoffs of Falcons-Steelers and Dolphins-Buccaneers. At 8 p.m. ET, four more games kick off, highlighted by quarterback Tony Romo and the Cowboys against Donovan McNabb and the Vikings, the 49ers hosting the Texans and quarterback Jay Cutler and the Bears traveling to Tennessee to face rookie quarterback Jake Locker and the Titans.

"Around the League" continues with live look-ins of Kyle Orton and the Broncos against the Seahawks at 9 p.m. ET, plus quarterback Philip Rivers and the Chargers facing wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and the Cardinals at 10 p.m. ET.

NFL Network reporters will be stationed across the country, providing reports from a number of games on "Around the League." Michael Lombardi reports from Heinz Field in Pittsburgh for Falcons-Steelers, Albert Breer reports from New Meadowlands Stadium for Jets-Giants and Marc Fein reports from Mall of America Field in Minneapolis for Cowboys-Vikings.

In addition to "Around the League," Saturday's Week 3 preseason coverage includes six complete game re-airs, beginning at 7 a.m. ET when Redskins quarterbacks John Beck and Rex Grossman make their cases for the starting position against the Baltimore Ravens. At 10 a.m. ET, No. 1 overall pick Cam Newton makes his second start for the Panthers in Carolina's game on the road against fellow rookies Andy Dalton, A.J. Green and the Cincinnati Bengals. At 1 p.m. ET, quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the defending Super Bowl champion Packers travel to face the Indianapolis Colts, followed by the Rams-Chiefs at 4 p.m. ET.

Following the conclusion of "Around the League," NFL Network's extensive Saturday preseason coverage continues with quarterback Matt Schaub, wide receiver Andre Johnson and the Texans against the San Francisco 49ers at 11 p.m. ET, and quarterback Kyle Orton and the Broncos hosting Seattle at 2 a.m. ET.

In total, NFL Network's Week 3 preseason game coverage consists of 39 games (including re-airs), including six games on Sunday, Aug. 28, seven games on Monday, Aug. 29 and six games on Tuesday, Aug. 30 and Wednesday, Aug. 31. Coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET.

Week 3 of the preseason is a crucial week for fantasy football, with leagues holding their drafts as the regular season approaches. NFL.com fantasy is the official fantasy game of the National Football League, providing fans with the opportunity to enjoy all of the thrilling action for free. To sign up to play this season, get the latest news and reports on all of the players, read the latest from NFL.com's fantasy experts and participate in mock drafts, visit http://www.nfl.com/fantasy.

For the second year, NFL.com's NFL Preseason Live offers live preseason games where available (games only available out of market) with full DVR controls allowing fans to pause, rewind and replay both live and archived game action. Additional viewing options include picture-in-picture -- dual and quad views -- providing the ability to watch multiple games on the same screen. To access NFL Preseason Live, visit: www.nfl.com/preseasonlive.

NFL Network air times for 2011 Week 3 preseason games

(all times ET; all games in high definition)

Thursday, Aug. 25
11 p.m. - Cleveland Browns at Philadelphia Eagles

NFL Network airs seven days a week, 24 hours a day on a year-round basis and is the only television network fully dedicated to the NFL and the sport of football. For more information, log on to www.nfl.com/nflnetwork. NFL.com is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.

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