Report: NFL Preseason to be cut to just 2 games

Posted at 4:02 PM, Jul 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-01 17:02:03-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Reports Wednesday said the NFL will trim its preseason schedule from four games per team to two games.

The report, first surfaced by ProFootballTalk, indicated the league was cutting the scheduled preseason games for weeks one and four of the preseason.

For the Kansas City Chiefs, that would mean home games against the Cincinnati Bengals on Aug. 15 and the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 3 would be canceled.

A subsequent report by the Sports Business Journal said the league still is working to ensure teams a home game during the remaining preseason games.

A report by ESPN said the announcement was to give players extra time to get in shape before games start.

41 Action News has reached out to the Chiefs for comment.

Last week, the league announced it had canceled the NFL Hall of Fame game, which is usually the first preseason game of the summer.

This is a developing story and will be updated.