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The NFL is back and the Los Angeles Chargers will open their preseason in Glendale, Arizona as they travel to take on the new look Arizona Cardinals. Tonight, we should get our first look at the Chargers 2018 NFL Draft class, and also watch the beginning of some key positional battles: safety, linebacker, running back, wide receiver, among others.

Game time

Kickoff is set for Saturday, August 11, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. PT at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

TV schedule and TV channels

The game will be televised on KABC-TV in the Los Angeles/Orange County area. Other affiliate stations that will have the game around the country are KFMB-TV (San Diego), KLAS (Las Vegas), KBAK/KBFX (Bakersfield), KGMB (Honolulu), KSWT (Yuma/Imperial Valley), KMIR (Palm Springs), KGPE-TV (Fresno) and KTVX-TV (Salt Lake City).

Announcers: Play-by-play Spero Dedes, color analyst LaDainian Tomlinson, sideline Hayley Elwood

Online stream

NFL Game Pass offers live audio and re-airs after the game.

DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket has expanded its online streaming service. Verizon subscribers can watch games live with the NFL Mobile app (subscription required, and usual TV blackout rules apply even online).


Chargers radio is on KFI-AM 640 and called by Matt Smith, analyst Daniel Jeremiah, and sideline reporter Shannon Farren. The Spanish Broadcast is carried by KFWB-AM 980 called by Mario Solis and Jorge Villanueva.


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