The third week of the NFL preseason is highly regarded as the best dress rehearsal for the regular season. There’s quite a few Iowa State players that will either try to solidify a starting position or fight to make the team.
As a reminder, here’s the full list of players that are on NFL squads. For those that didn’t catch the update last week, Jansen Watson is no longer with the Oakland Raiders.
- Deon Broomfield
- Carter Bykowski
- Tim Dobbins
- Jeremiah George
- Leonard Johnson
- A.J. Klein
- Jake Knott
- Josh Lenz
- Jake McDonough
- Kelechi Osemele
- Jeremy Reeves
- Ahtyba Rubin
- David Sims
- Reggie Stephens
All times listed in CST. All games are available on NFL Preseason Live (now $14.99, blackout restrictions apply). Local networks in the Des Moines, Iowa area are listed.
Thursday, August 21st
- Pittsburgh Steelers at Philadelphia Eagles (Knott) – 6:30 PM, TV: NFL Network
Friday, August 22nd
- Carolina Panthers (Klein) at New England Patriots – 6:30 PM
- New York Giants at New York Jets (George, Reeves)- 6:30 PM
Saturday, August 23rd
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Johnson) at Buffalo Bills (Broomfield) – 3:30 PM, TV: NFL Network
- Tennessee Titans at Atlanta Falcons (Dobbins) – 6:00 PM
- Washington Redskins (McDonough) at Baltimore Ravens (Osemele, Stephens) – 6:30 PM
- St. Louis Rams at Cleveland Browns (Rubin) – 7:00 PM
- New Orleans Saints at Indianapolis Colts (Lenz, Sims) – 7:00 PM, TV: CBS
Sunday, August 24th
- San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers (Bykowski) – 3:00 PM, TV: FOX
The best matchups include A.J. Klein going up against the Patriots, the all-New York battle that will feature Jeremiah George and Jeremy Reeves, and three Cyclones will be featured in the all-Maryland battle between the Redskins and Ravens.