Week four of the 2016 NFL preseason schedule is here. The Philadelphia Eagles are set to play at home versus the New York Jets at 7:00 PM ET on Thursday evening. This match marks the Eagles' final preseason game of the summer. After tonight, the Eagles won't play again until their regular season home opener against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, Sept. 11.
As is customary for the fourth preseason game, the Eagles will be resting most of their starters tonight. This is the annual backup bowl; a game where depth players get one last chance to fight for roster spots. Keep in mind all 32 NFL teams must trim their roster down to the 53-man limit by Saturday, Sept. 3. Cuts may begin as soon as Friday morning, though.
Here's everything you need to know about how to watch the game.
Date: Thursday, September 1, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM ET
Location: Lincoln Financial Field - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
NFL Network replay: Friday, September 2 at 1:00 PM ET
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Per Bovada, the Eagles are the favorites.
New York Jets +3.5 (-110)
Philadelphia Eagles -3.5 (-110)
The Eagles are 10-0 in 10 regular season appearances against the Jets. The two teams last played in Week 3 of the 2015 season.
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Eagles 2016 preseason schedule
Week 1 - vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Thursday, Aug. 11 at 7:00 PM ET
Week 2 - at Pittsburgh Steelers - Thursday, Aug. 18 at 7:00 PM ET
Week 3 - at Indianapolis Colts - Saturday, Aug. 27 at 7:00 PM ET
Week 4 - vs. New York Jets - Thursday, Sept. 1 at 7:00 PM ET
Eagles 2016 regular season schedule
Week 1 - Cleveland Browns (Sept. 11, 1:00 PM ET, CBS)
Week 2 - @ Chicago Bears (Sept. 19, 8:30 PM ET, ESPN) *Monday Night Football*
Week 3 - Pittsburgh Steelers (Sept. 25, 4:25 PM ET, CBS)
Week 4 - BYE
Week 5 - @ Detroit Lions (Oct. 9, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 6 - @ Washington Redskins (Oct. 16, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 7 - Minnesota Vikings (Oct. 23, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 8 - @ Dallas Cowboys (Oct. 30, 8:30 PM ET, NBC) *Sunday Night Football*
Week 9 - @ New York Giants (Nov. 6, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 10 - Atlanta Falcons (Nov. 13, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 11 - @ Seattle Seahawks (Nov. 20, 4:25 PM ET, CBS)
Week 12 - Green Bay Packers (Nov. 28, 8:30 PM ET, ESPN) *Monday Night Football*
Week 13 - @ Cincinnati Bengals (Dec. 4, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 14 - Washington Redskins (Dec. 11, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 15 - @ Baltimore Ravens (Dec. 18, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)
Week 16 - New York Giants (Dec. 22, 8:25 PM ET, NBC/NFLN) *Thursday Night Football*
Week 17 - Dallas Cowboys (Jan. 1, 1:00 PM ET, FOX)