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Local Players To Watch During NFL Preseason Games

A general view of action in the first quarter during a preseason game between the New York Jets and the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on August 08, 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The NFL preseason allows players the opportunity to prove themselves and make or miss active rosters before the start of the season.

Here is the upcoming schedule for the NFL’s 2021 preseason and which local players to watch:

2021 NFL Preseason Schedule

Hall of Fame Weekend

Thursday, August 5

Dallas Cowboys vs. Pittsburgh Steelers at 6 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Local Players: Bradlee Anae (Cowboys/Utah), Francis Bernard (Cowboys/Utah), Dalton Schultz (Cowboys/Bingham HS), Simi Fehoko (Cowboys/Brighton HS), Miles Killebrew (Steelers/Southern Utah)

Preseason Week 1

Thursday, August 12

Washington Football Team vs. New England Patriots at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Kyle Van Noy (Patriots/BYU), Harvey Langi (Patriots/BYU), Jared Norris (WFT/Utah), Dax Milne (WFT/BYU), Tyler Larsen (WFT/Utah State)

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles at 5:30 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Miles Killebrew (Steelers/Southern Utah), Sua Opeta (Eagles/Weber State)

Friday, August 13

Tennessee Titans vs. Atlanta Falcons at 5 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Chandon Herring (Titans/BYU), Zac Dawe (Falcons/BYU)

Buffalo Bills vs. Detroit Lions at 5 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Zack Moss (Bills/Utah), Star Lotulelei (Bills/Utah), Taron Johnson (Bills/Weber State), Jordan Devey (Bills/American Fork HS), John Penisini (Lions/Utah), Darrin Paulo (Lions/Utah), Jamaal Williams (Lions/BYU), Penei Sewell (Lions/Desert Hills HS)

Dallas Cowboys vs. Arizona Cardinals at 5 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Bradlee Anae (Cowboys/Utah), Francis Bernard (Cowboys/Utah), Dalton Schultz (Cowboys/Bingham HS), Simi Fehoko (Cowboys/Brighton HS), Kylie Fitts (Cardinals/Utah), Leki Fotu (Cardinals/Utah), Branden Bowen (Cardinals/Corner Canyon HS), Aleva Hifo (Cardinals/BYU)

Saturday, August 14

Miami Dolphins vs. Chicago Bears at 11 a.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Eric Rowe (Dolphins/Utah), Jaylon Johnson (Bears/Utah), Khyiris Tonga (Bears/BYU), Patrick Scales (Utah State)

Denver Broncos vs. Minnesota Vikings at 2 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Garett Bolles (Broncos/Utah), Tim Patrick (Broncos/Utah), Pita Taumoepenu (Broncos), Nick Vigil (Vikings/Utah State)

Cleveland Browns vs. Jacksonville Jaguars at 5 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Brian Allen (Browns/Utah), Sione Takitaki (Browns/BYU), JoJo Natson (Browns/Utah State), Porter Gustin (Browns/Salem Hills HS), Jay Tufele (Jaguars/Bingham HS)

New Orleans Saints vs. Baltimore Ravens at 5 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Chase Hansen (Saints/Utah), Marcus Williams (Saints/Utah), Taysom Hill (Saints/BYU), Kaden Elliss (Saints/Judge Memorial), Tyler Huntley (Ravens/Utah), Ty’Son Williams (Ravens/BYU), Siaosi Mariner (Utah State)

New York Jets vs. New York Giants at 5:30 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Javelin Guidry (Jets/Utah), Zach Wilson (Jets/BYU), Tristen Hoge (Jets/BYU), Devontae Booker (Giants/Utah), Jackson Barton (Giants/Utah)

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 5:30 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Jalen Davis (Bengals/Utah State), Xavier Su’a-Filo (Bengals/Timpview HS), Chris Wilcox (Buccaneers/BYU)

Houston Texans vs. Green Bay Packers at 6 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Bronson Kaufusi (Packers/BYU), Jordan Love (Packers/Utah State), Tipa Galeai (Packers/Utah State)

Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers at 6:30 p.m (MDT)

Local Players: Daniel Sorensen (Chiefs/BYU), Zayne Anderson (Chiefs/BYU), Darwin Thompson (Chiefs/Utah State), Marcus Kemp (Chiefs/Layton HS), Mitch Wishnowsky (49ers/Utah), Corbin Kaufusi (49ers/BYU), Kai Nacua (49ers/BYU), Fred Warner (49ers/BYU)

Seattle Seahawks vs. Las Vegas Raiders at 7 p.m (MDT)

Local Players: Cody Barton (Seahawks/Utah), Marquise Blair (Seahawks/Utah), Bobby Wagner (Seahawks/Utah State), Bryan Mone (Seahawks/Highland HS), John Ursua (Seahawks/Cedar HS/Westlake HS), Matt Bushman (Raiders/BYU), Dominik Eberle (Raiders/Utah State), Dallin Leavitt (Raiders/Utah State), Nevin Lawson (Raiders/Utah State), Andre James (Raiders/Herriman HS)

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Los Angeles Rams at 8 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Michael Davis (Chargers/BYU), Kyler Fackrell (Chargers/Utah State), Alohi Gilman (Chargers/Orem HS), Terrell Burgess (Rams/Utah), Matt Gay (Rams/Utah), Dayan Lake (Rams/BYU), Troy Warner (Rams/BYU), Jonah Williams (Rams/Weber State)

Sunday, August 15

Carolina Panthers vs. Indianapolis Colts at 11 a.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Brady Christensen (Panthers/BYU), Micah Simon (Panthers/BYU), Julian Blackmon (Colts/Utah), Sam Tevi (Colts/Utah), Isaiah Kaufusi (Colts/BYU), Andrew Vollert (Colts/Weber State), Noah Togiai (Colts/Hunter HS)

Preseason Week 2

Thursday, August 19

New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Kyle Van Noy (Patriots/BYU), Harvey Langi (Patriots/BYU), Sua Opeta (Eagles/Weber State)

Friday, August 20

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Arizona Cardinals at 6 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Local Players: Daniel Sorensen (Chiefs/BYU), Zayne Anderson (Chiefs/BYU), Darwin Thompson (Chiefs/Utah State), Marcus Kemp (Chiefs/Layton HS), Kylie Fitts (Cardinals/Utah), Leki Fotu (Cardinals/Utah), Branden Bowen (Cardinals/Corner Canyon HS)

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Washington Football Team at 6 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Jalen Davis (Bengals/Utah State), Xavier Su’a-Filo (Bengals/Timpview HS), Jared Norris (WFT/Utah), Dax Milne (WFT/BYU), Tyler Larsen (WFT/Utah State)

Saturday, August 21

Buffalo Bills vs. Chicago Bears at 11 a.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Zack Moss (Bills/Utah), Star Lotulelei (Bills/Utah), Taron Johnson (Bills/Weber State), Jordan Devey (Bills/American Fork HS), Jaylon Johnson (Bears/Utah), Khyiris Tonga (Bears/BYU), Patrick Scales (Utah State)

New York Jets vs. Green Bay Packers at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Javelin Guidry (Jets/Utah), Zach Wilson (Jets/BYU), Tristen Hoge (Jets/BYU), Bronson Kaufusi (Packers/BYU), Jordan Love (Packers/Utah State), Tipa Galeai (Packers/Utah State)

Atlanta Falcons vs. Miami Dolphins at 5 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Zac Dawe (Falcons/BYU), Eric Rowe (Dolphins/Utah)

Baltimore Ravens vs. Carolina Panthers at 5 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Tyler Huntley (Ravens/Utah), Ty’Son Williams (Ravens/BYU), Siaosi Mariner (Utah State), Brady Christensen (Panthers/BYU), Micah Simon (Panthers/BYU)

Detroit Lions vs. Pittsburgh Steelers at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: John Penisini (Lions/Utah), Darrin Paulo (Lions/Utah), Jamaal Williams (Lions/BYU), Penei Sewell (Lions/Desert Hills HS), Miles Killebrew (Steelers/Southern Utah)

Tennessee Titans vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 5:30 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Chandon Herring (Titans/BYU), Chris Wilcox (Buccaneers/BYU)

Houston Texans vs. Dallas Cowboys at 6 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Bradlee Anae (Cowboys/Utah), Francis Bernard (Cowboys/Utah), Dalton Schultz (Cowboys/Bingham HS), Simi Fehoko (Cowboys/Brighton HS)

Indianapolis Colts vs. Minnesota Vikings at 6 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Julian Blackmon (Colts/Utah), Sam Tevi (Colts/Utah), Isaiah Kaufusi (Colts/BYU), Andrew Vollert (Colts/Weber State), Noah Togiai (Colts/Hunter HS), Nick Vigil (Vikings/Utah State)

Las Vegas Raiders vs. Los Angeles Rams at 8 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Matt Bushman (Raiders/BYU), Dallin Leavitt (Raiders/Utah State), Nevin Lawson (Raiders/Utah State), Andre James (Raiders/Herriman HS), Terrell Burgess (Rams/Utah), Matt Gay (Rams/Utah), Troy Warner (Rams/BYU), Jonah Williams (Rams/Weber State)

Denver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks at 8 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Garett Bolles (Broncos/Utah), Tim Patrick (Broncos/Utah), Pita Taumoepenu (Broncos), Cody Barton (Seahawks/Utah), Marquise Blair (Seahawks/Utah), Bobby Wagner (Seahawks/Utah State), Bryan Mone (Seahawks/Highland HS), John Ursua (Seahawks/Cedar HS/Westlake HS)

Sunday, August 22

New York Giants vs. Cleveland Browns at 11 a.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Devontae Booker (Giants/Utah), Jackson Barton (Giants/Utah), Brian Allen (Browns/Utah), Sione Takitaki (Browns/BYU), JoJo Natson (Browns/Utah State), Porter Gustin (Browns/Salem Hills HS)

San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Chargers at 5:30 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Mitch Wishnowsky (49ers/Utah), Corbin Kaufusi (49ers/BYU), Kai Nacua (49ers/BYU), Fred Warner (49ers/BYU), Michael Davis (Chargers/BYU), Kyler Fackrell (Chargers/Utah State), Alohi Gilman (Chargers/Orem HS)

Monday, August 23

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. New Orleans Saints at 6 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Local Players: Jay Tufele (Jaguars/Bingham HS), Chase Hansen (Saints/Utah), Marcus Williams (Saints/Utah), Taysom Hill (Saints/BYU), Kaden Elliss (Saints/Judge Memorial)

Preseason Week 3

Friday, August 27

Indianapolis Colts vs. Detroit Lions at 5 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Julian Blackmon (Colts/Utah), Sam Tevi (Colts/Utah), Isaiah Kaufusi (Colts/BYU), Andrew Vollert (Colts/Weber State), John Penisini (Lions/Utah), Darrin Paulo (Lions/Utah), Jamaal Williams (Lions/BYU), Penei Sewell (Lions/Desert Hills HS)

Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Jets at 5:30 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Sua Opeta (Eagles/Weber State), Javelin Guidry (Jets/Utah), Zach Wilson (Jets/BYU), Tristen Hoge (Jets/BYU)

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Carolina Panthers at 5:30 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Miles Killebrew (Steelers/Southern Utah), Brady Christensen (Panthers/BYU), Micah Simon (Panthers/BYU)

Minnesota Vikings vs. Kansas City Chiefs at 6 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Nick Vigil (Vikings/Utah State), Daniel Sorensen (Chiefs/BYU), Zayne Anderson (Chiefs/BYU), Darwin Thompson (Chiefs/Utah State), Marcus Kemp (Chiefs/Layton HS)

Saturday, August 28

Green Bay Packers vs. Buffalo Bills at 11 a.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Bronson Kaufusi (Packers/BYU), Jordan Love (Packers/Utah State), Tipa Galeai (Packers/Utah State), Zack Moss (Bills/Utah), Star Lotulelei (Bills/Utah), Taron Johnson (Bills/Weber State), Jordan Devey (Bills/American Fork HS)

Baltimore Ravens vs. Washington Football Team at 4 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Tyler Huntley (Ravens/Utah), Ty’Son Williams (Ravens/BYU), Siaosi Mariner (Utah State), Jared Norris (WFT/Utah), Dax Milne (WFT/BYU), Tyler Larsen (WFT/Utah State)

Chicago Bears vs. Tennessee Titans at 5 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Jaylon Johnson (Bears/Utah), Khyiris Tonga (Bears/BYU), Patrick Scales (Utah State), Chandon Herring (Titans/BYU)

Arizona Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints at 6 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Kylie Fitts (Cardinals/Utah), Leki Fotu (Cardinals/Utah), Branden Bowen (Cardinals/Corner Canyon HS), Chase Hansen (Saints/Utah), Marcus Williams (Saints/Utah), Taysom Hill (Saints/BYU), Kaden Elliss (Saints/Judge Memorial)

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Houston Texans at 6 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Chris Wilcox (Buccaneers/BYU)

Los Angeles Rams vs. Denver Broncos at 7:05 p.m. (MDT)

Local Players: Terrell Burgess (Rams/Utah), Matt Gay (Rams/Utah), Troy Warner (Rams/BYU), Jonah Williams (Rams/Weber State), Garett Bolles (Broncos/Utah), Tim Patrick (Broncos/Utah), Pita Taumoepenu (Broncos)

Los Angeles Chargers vs. Seattle Seahawks at 8 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Michael Davis (Chargers/BYU), Kyler Fackrell (Chargers/Utah State), Alohi Gilman (Chargers/Orem HS), Cody Barton (Seahawks/Utah), Marquise Blair (Seahawks/Utah), Bobby Wagner (Seahawks/Utah State), Bryan Mone (Seahawks/Highland HS), John Ursua (Seahawks/Cedar HS/Westlake HS)

Sunday, August 29

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Dallas Cowboys at 11 a.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Jay Tufele (Jaguars/Bingham HS), Bradlee Anae (Cowboys/Utah), Francis Bernard (Cowboys/Utah), Dalton Schultz (Cowboys/Bingham HS), Simi Fehoko (Cowboys/Brighton HS)

Miami Dolphins vs. Cincinnati Bengals at 2 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Local Players: Eric Rowe (Dolphins/Utah), Jalen Davis (Bengals/Utah State), Xavier Su’a-Filo (Bengals/Timpview HS)

Las Vegas Raiders vs. San Francisco 49ers at 2 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Matt Bushman (Raiders/BYU), Dallin Leavitt (Raiders/Utah State), Nevin Lawson (Raiders/Utah State), Andre James (Raiders/Herriman HS), Mitch Wishnowsky (49ers/Utah), Corbin Kaufusi (49ers/BYU), Kai Nacua (49ers/BYU), Fred Warner (49ers/BYU)

New England Patriots vs. New York Giants at 4 p.m. (MDT) on NFL Network

Local Players: Kyle Van Noy (Patriots/BYU), Harvey Langi (Patriots/BYU), Devontae Booker (Giants/Utah), Jackson Barton (Giants/Utah)

Cleveland Browns vs. Atlanta Falcons at 6 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Local Players: Brian Allen (Browns/Utah), Sione Takitaki (Browns/BYU), JoJo Natson (Browns/Utah State), Porter Gustin (Browns/Salem Hills HS), Zac Dawe (Falcons/BYU)

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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