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The Buffalo Bills open their 2022 NFL preseason slate at 4:00 Eastern on Saturday afternoon, when the Indianapolis Colts come to Highmark Stadium.

The Bills have won their last eight preseason games, spanning a stretch of nearly 1,450 days. The last time Buffalo dropped a preseason game was a 28-16 setback to Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals on Aug. 26, 2018 in a Week 3 preseason game.

For the second straight preseason opener, Pro Bowl quarterback Josh Allen will not see any action for the Bills, who will most likely roll with a combination of Case Keenum and Matt Barkley at quarterback in the first game of the preseason.

Head coach Sean McDermott said the playing time for the rest of Buffalo’s starters will be determined on a case-by case basis.

On the other sideline, former Bills QB and current Colts head coach Frank Reich has already said his starting quarterback, Matt Ryan, and some of their starters will play “maybe a quarter, maybe a little less.”

Here’s everything you need to know about in order to watch and/or listen to the preseason opener.

TV/Streaming/Radio Schedule

Date: Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022

Time: 4:00 PM EDT

Channel: The game will be broadcast nationwide on the NFL Network, and will also be carried on WIVB (CBS) in Buffalo, WROC (CBS) in Rochester, WSYR (ABC) in Syracuse, WPNY (My Network TV) in Utica, WETM (NBC) in Elmira, WXXA (FOX) in Albany, WWTI (ABC) in Watertown, WIVT (ABC) in Binghamton), and WJET (ABC) in Erie, Pa.

Announcers: Andrew Catalon (play-by-play), former Bill Steve Tasker (analyst), and Cynthia Frelund (sideline reporter)

Streaming: FuboTV and the Buffalo Bills app (especially helpful for those with DIRECTV)

Location: Highmark Stadium | Orchard Park, NY

Radio: WGR 550 AM (Buffalo), WCMF 96.5 FM and WROC 950 AM (Rochester), WKRL 100.9 FM and 106.5 FM (Syracuse), and the rest of the Buffalo Bills Radio Network

Radio Play-by-Play: John Murphy and Eric Wood with sideline reporter Sal Capaccio

Online: NFL Game Pass, Game Center

Betting Odds*

Line: Pick ‘em

Bet: DraftKings Sportsbook

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Bills 2022 preseason schedule

  • Week 1: vs. Indianapolis Colts; Saturday, Aug. 13, 4:00 PM EDT
  • Week 2: vs. Denver Broncos; Saturday, Aug. 20, 1:00 PM EDT (Kids Day)
  • Week 3: at Carolina Panthers; Friday, Aug. 26, 7:00 PM EDT