New York Giants vs Cincinnati Bengals on today? Time, TV schedule for 2019 NFL preseason If Daniel Jones felt that millions of eyes were on him when took the field for the Giants’ second drive of their preseason opener last week, he was right. And yet, there will be even more eyes on the rookie quarterback when he plays Friday night against the Giants.
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One of the highlights of the Week 2 NFL preseason schedule is the Jones watch. Chances are he won’t play as well as he did on that one drive against the Jets, and he is not yet ready to truly threaten Eli Manning as New York’s starter. But Bears vs. Giants is the only national TV game on Friday night, opening a window for even more reaction to whatever the No. 6 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft does.
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Of course, Bears fans who tune into Friday night’s game care much less about Jones’ performance and much more about Chicago’s kicking competition. The battle between Eddie Pineiro and Elliott Fry (unfortunately) continues into Week 2 of the preseason.
The other position battle to watch in Chicago – David Montgomery vs. Mike Davis for the Bears’ starting running back role – will continue to evolve Friday in New York.
Below is all the info you need to watch Bears vs. Giants on Friday, including the TV channels nationally, in Chicago and in New York.
TV channel (National): NFL Network
TV channel (Chicago): WFLD
TV channel (New York): WNBC
Live stream: fuboTV
Bears vs. Giants gets the spotlight Friday night as the only nationally televised NFL game of the evening. It’s one of eight Week 2 NFL preseason games scheduled to be played in front of a national audience.
Locally, the TV channel for Bears vs. Giants in Chicago will be WFLD. In New York, the game can be seen on WNBC.
As for a live-stream presentation, Bears vs. Giants can be seen on fuboTV. New fubo TV users can sign up with a seven-day free trial. All nationally televised NFL preseason games will be available on fuboTV.
Only three NFL preseason games are scheduled for Friday night, with Bears vs. Giants sharing the 7:30 p.m. ET time slot with Dolphins vs. Buccaneers.
The other game scheduled for Friday night, Bills vs. Panthers, begins earlier at 7 p.m. ET.
Television: Live coverage on the Bengals Preseason Network with broadcasters Mike Watts (play-by-play), Anthony Munoz (analyst) and Solomon Wilcots (sideline reporter). The network is led by flagship WKRC-TV (CBS Channel 12) in Cincinnati. Also on the network are WKEF-TV (ABC Ch. 22) in Dayton, WSYX-TV (ABC Ch. 6) in Columbus, WLIO-TV (FOX Ch. 8.2) in Lima, WDKY-TV FOX Ch. 56) in Lexington, Ky. and WDRB-TV (FOX Ch. 41) in Louisville, Ky.
Radio: The game will air on the Bengals Radio Network, led by Cincinnati flagship stations WCKY-AM (ESPN 1530; all sports) and WEBN-FM (102.7). Broadcasters are Dan Hoard (play-by-play) and Dave Lapham (analyst).