2018 Monday Night Football Preseason Schedule
’s Monday Night Football 2018 preseason action kicks off Thursday, Aug. 16, when the New York Jets and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater visit the Washington Redskins, led by new quarterback Alex Smith, at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. Bridgewater, formerly with the Minnesota Vikings, will look to regain a starting role in the after a knee injury in August 2016 sidelined him for nearly two full seasons.
The second game of the MNF preseason will feature Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens visiting Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Monday, Aug. 20. Ravens-Colts will continue Luck’s return to professional football after a shoulder injury kept him out of the 2017 season.
Both MNF preseason games will be preceded by a one-hour preseason edition of Monday Night Countdown.
All games will also be available to stream live on mobile, tablets, computers and connected devices via the ESPN App, accessible nationwide to fans who receive ESPN’s networks as part of their video subscription from an affiliated provider.
ESPN Deportes, ESPN’s 24-hour Spanish-language domestic sports network, will again offer a Spanish-language production of MNF preseason and regular-season games in 2018.
ESPN’s MNF commentator team, as well as the 2018 MNF regular-season schedule, will be announced at a later date.
ESPN’s 2018 MNF Preseason Schedule:
Date Time (ET) Game Network(s)
Thu, Aug. 16 8 p.m. New York Jets at Washington Redskins ESPN, ESPN Deportes
Mon, Aug. 20 8 p.m. Baltimore Ravens at Indianapolis Colts ESPN, ESPN Deportes
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