CBS Schedule Announcement Craig Thomas

*CBS Sports’ 2018 NFL ON CBS schedule is highlighted by its exclusive coverage of Super Bowl LIII, from Atlanta on February 3, 2019, marking the 20th time the Network has broadcast the Super Bowl, the most of any network.

CBS’s Super Bowl campaign begins Sunday, Sept. 9 and is highlighted by a strong broadcast schedule featuring New England, Dallas and Pittsburgh anchoring games being played in the NFL’s highest-rated and most-watched window each week, the 4:25 PM, ET national game. A rematch of last year’s AFC Championship Game, New England-Jacksonville, will be featured in CBS’s first national window in Week 2.

The NFL ON CBS schedule also includes more NFC games than ever before, including four cross-flex games during the Network’s nine doubleheader windows, as well as the annual Thanksgiving Day broadcast featuring the Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions.

In addition, the CBS schedule features 10 appearances by AFC powerhouses New England, Pittsburgh and Denver, and nine appearances by Oakland.


New England at Jacksonville – Sunday, Sept. 16 – 4:25 PM, ET
New Orleans at N.Y. Giants – Sunday, Sept. 30 – 4:25 PM, ET
Jacksonville at Dallas – Sunday, Oct. 14 – 4:25 PM, ET
Dallas at Washington – Sunday, Oct. 21 – 4:25 PM, ET
Seattle at L.A. Rams– Sunday, Nov. 11 – 4:25 PM, ET
Pittsburgh at Denver – Sunday, Nov. 25 – 4:25 PM, ET
New England at Pittsburgh – Sunday, Dec. 16 – 4:25 PM, ET
Pittsburgh at New Orleans – Sunday, Dec. 23 – 4:25 PM, ET


The NFL ON CBS schedule also includes the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles hosting the Houston Texans, in Week 16, a London game in Week 7 featuring the Tennessee Titans vs. L.A. Chargers (9:30 AM, ET), AFC-NFC games, as well as compelling regional match-ups in the earlier game window.

Houston at New England – Sunday, Sept. 9 – 1:00 PM, ET
Kansas City at Pittsburgh – Sunday, Sept.16 – 1:00 PM, ET
Buffalo at Green Bay – Sunday, Sept. 30 – 1:00 PM, ET
Jacksonville at Kansas City – Sunday, Oct. 7 – 1:00 PM, ET
New England at Chicago – Sunday, Oct. 21 – 1:00 PM, ET
N.Y. Jets at Chicago – Sunday, Oct. 28 – 1:00 PM, ET
Houston at Denver – Sunday, Nov. 4 – 4:05 PM, ET
Miami at Green Bay – Sunday, Nov. 11 – 1:00 PM, ET
Tennessee at N.Y. Giants – Sunday, Dec. 16 – 1:00 PM, ET
Houston at Philadelphia – Sunday, Dec. 23 – 1:00 PM, ET

The regular-season schedule is followed by a full post-season slate including an AFC Wild Card playoff game on January 5 or 6, 2019, a divisional playoff game on January 12 or 13, the AFC Championship Game on January 20 and Super Bowl LIII.

Led by Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson as the NFL ON CBS’s lead announce team, this year marks CBS Television Network’s 59th year of coverage of the NFL by broadcasting more than 100 games during its 17 weeks of the regular-season, the AFC playoffs and Super Bowl LIII.

CBS All Access subscribers will be able to stream all NFL ON CBS games, as well as pregame and halftime coverage, live on CBS All Access platforms, including on tablets via the CBS App for iOS, Android and Windows 10, on connected device platforms, including Xbox One, Roku Players, Apple TV, Chromecast, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, and PS4™, and online at in 195 markets across the U.S. CBS All Access subscribers will receive all NFL ON CBS games being broadcast in their local market.

*CBS Press Release