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SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 05: The San Francisco 49ers and the Arizona Cardinals scuffle after a late hit on C.J. Beathard #3 of the San Francisco 49ers by Antoine Bethea #41 of the Arizona Cardinals during their NFL game at Levi's Stadium on November 5, 2017 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

NFL Preseason Week 5 (Aug. 30) Preview: Games, Times, Channels, Players To Watch

We have finally reached the final week of the NFL preseason, and all 16 games are set for Thursday night.

NFL Preseason Week 5 Preview

Many top starters on several teams were either rested or sidelined due to injuries last week or at some point this preseason. Those who weren’t seemed to have struggled in at least one game.

Here are all the details for each game, including which players or positions to watch most closely. Only two games will be televised.

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Miami Dolphins at Atlanta Falcons

Time: 7 p.m. EST

New York Jets at Philadelphia Eagles

Time: 7 p.m. EST

New England Patriots at New York Giants

Time: 7 p.m. EST

Indianapolis Colts at Cincinnati Bengals

Time: 7 p.m. EST

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck struggled last week, and is coming off shoulder injury. Can he beat Cincinnati’s defense? He’ll probably be okay.

Cleveland Browns at Detroit Lions

Time: 7 p.m. EST

Channel: NFL Network

Carolina Panthers at Pittsburgh Steelers

Time: 7:30 p.m. EST

The Steelers just acquired wide receiver Ryan Switzer in a trade with the Oakland Raiders earlier this week, so we’ll have to see how he and Ben Roethlisberger connect on the field.

Jacksonville Jaguars at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Time: 7:30 p.m. EST

Washington Redskins at Baltimore Ravens

Time: 7:30 p.m. EST

Dallas Cowboys at Houston Texans

Time: 8 p.m. EST

The Cowboys have completely revamped their receiving corps, now that Dez Bryant and Jason Whitten are gone. New receiver Rico Gathers has put up some great players for Dallas this preseason.

Los Angeles Rams at New Orleans Saints

Time: 8 p.m. EST

Buffalo Bills at Chicago Bears

Time: 8 p.m. EST

Who will start for the Bills at quarterback? Most likely Tyrod Taylor or AJ McCarron, since rookie Josh Allen has struggled this preseason (although part of that is due to Buffalo’s weak offense).

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Minnesota Vikings at Tennessee Titans

Time: 8 p.m. EST

Green Bay Packers at Kansas City Chiefs

Time: 8:30 p.m. EST

Oakland Raiders at Seattle Seahawks

Time: 10 p.m. EST

The Raiders will be without wide receiver Ryan Switzer, who was traded to Pittsburgh for a 2019 draft pick.

Los Angeles Chargers at San Francisco 49ers

Time: 10 p.m. EST

Veteran running back Alfred Morris, who signed with San Francisco a few weeks ago, could make his first start for the 49ers.

Denver Broncos at Arizona Cardinals

Time: 10 p.m. EST

Channel: NFL Network

Arizona’s starting QB — whether that turns out to be Sam Bradford or rookie first-round draft pick Josh Rosen — will need to find a passing target other than just Larry Fitzgerald in order for the Cardinals to succeed. David Johnson and second-round pick Christian Kirk are among those options.

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Written by Pablo Mena