FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The Falcons begin their 2018 preseason on the road in New Jersey, where they will face the New York Jets on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. ET.
The Falcons emerged with a 25-20 victory against the Jets in a downpour last season, but it's a new season and Friday gives the coaching staff their first opportunity to evaluate their players against live competition.
This preseason, Falcons fans who live in Atlanta will have a special online stream to watch the games.
HOW TO WATCH
- What: Atlanta Falcons (0-0) vs. New York Jets (0-0)
- When: Fri., Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m. ET
- Where: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
- TV: CW69 | NFL Network
- Announcers: Play-by-play – Justin Kutcher, color analyst – Coy Wire
- Online: Fans who live in Atlanta can stream the game online, here.
- Out of market online: Fans who live outside of the Atlanta market can stream the game, here.
- Radio: 92.9 The Game is the Falcons' official radio network. Fans who have Sirius or XM Radio can find a list of NFL games, here.
For a full list of every NFL broadcast this weekend, and which games will be available in certain areas, click here.
Here's the current forecast for East Rutherford on Friday, according to The Weather Channel:
- High/low: 89/71
- 10 percent chance of precipitation
- 55 percent humidity
Falcons head coach Dan Quinn ruled out kicker Matt Bryant and offensive tackle Ty Sambrailo for Friday's exhibition game. After being limited to start the week, defensive end Takkarist McKinley will suit up against the Jets.