The NFL Hall of Fame Game 2022

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The NFL Hall of Fame Game 2022 marks the official beginning of preseason action at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio, and features both Jacksonville Jaguars and Las Vegas Raiders as players from this year’s contest are featured this time around. NBC and Peacock Premium will broadcast this exciting matchup.

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars will open up the 2022 NFL season when they face off against the Las Vegas Raiders at Tom Benson Stadium in Canton, Ohio, in the Hall of Fame Game. It is their second appearance, while four are from Vegas – set for kickoff at 8:00 PM ET and broadcast by both ESPN and NFL Network.

The Jacksonville Jaguars finished last season with an 8-8 record, missing the playoffs for a sixth consecutive year despite some notable highlights from last year. Running back Maurice Jones-Drew emerged as one of the league’s premier rookies with an average of 5.7 yards per carry and 16 touchdowns scored as one of their second-round draft picks; plus, they hired former Atlanta Falcons director of player personnel David Caldwell as general manager, helping sign veteran free agents such as defensive lineman Richard Seymour and Sam Mills among many others. In contrast, they drafted outside linebacker Travon Walker first overall at last year’s draft!

The Jaguars also hope to get off to an early start this season under new head coach Doug Pederson of Philadelphia Eagles fame; Canton native Kevin Mawae will make her debut for this franchise this season. Quarterback Trevor Lawrence also returned for another year despite an underwhelming debut, which saw only 3,641 yards, 12 touchdowns, and 17 interceptions during his first campaign with them.

This year’s preseason game will take place at Tom Benson Stadium in Canton, Ohio — home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame — featuring both teams’ top players. Fans should remember that this game is only preseason action, and neither side will field its full roster for this contest; since 2014, only one preseason contest has eclipsed 33.5 points!

Las Vegas Raiders

The Las Vegas Raiders are an American football team based in Las Vegas, Nevada. They belong to the American Football Conference West division of the AFC. Established in 1960 as the Los Angeles Raiders, they played under several names until 1996, when they relocated to Oakland. They continued as Oakland Raiders until 2020 when their relocation led to Las Vegas as their new home city.

The Hall of Fame Game is an annual exhibition match to kickstart the NFL preseason schedule. It brings together two unbeaten teams for one exhibition match-up; typically, it occurs during the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony. 2022’s Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, between the Oakland Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars will serve as an audition to see who gets roster spots. Oddsmakers favor the Raiders by giving them oddsmakers favorites status in this matchup.

Since relocating to Las Vegas, this will mark the Raiders’ debut appearance at the Hall of Fame Game. At the same time, Doug Pederson took charge as head coach for their Jags back then – their initial experience of participating as an NFL expansion franchise back then was in 1995!

As quarterback Derek Carr returns for the Raiders, backup quarterback Jarrett Stidham and Nick Mullens will vie to serve as their team’s No. 2. Both spent 10 years under Josh McDaniels as offensive coordinator, giving Stidham an advantage over Mullens due to their experience working alongside McDaniels as an offensive coordinator.

The 2022 Hall of Fame Game will be shown live on NFL Network and local CBS affiliates from Las Vegas (KLAS-TV) and Bay Area (KVUU-TV) for the third straight season that the Raiders open preseason with a game on Thursday night. In addition, fans can access exclusive video and audio content through the RAIDERS App – such as live-streamed games and replays of past Raiders preseason matches, interactive stats tools, and fantasy football tools – that is free to download! Fans can access the RAIDERS App by visiting the website or the app store; users are free to download content offered here.

Jets vs. Browns

On Thursday night, the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns will square off in a Hall of Fame game, celebrating both teams’ past players, such as Darrelle Revis and Joe Klecko from the Jets side and Joe Thomas of Cleveland Browns reformed as an expansion team back in 1999. This game will both honor the past while looking toward their respective futures.

The Hall of Fame game is an annual preseason exhibition held at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio, broadcast by NBC and Peacock Premium. This game gives NFL teams an exclusive opportunity to showcase some of their promising rookies and rising stars before all their fellow league teammates.

This year’s game will pit the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns against each other, both looking to build on their disappointing 4-12 records from last season. Both are top teams within the AFC East, making for an intriguing battle over divisional supremacy this season.

Though the game is considered neutral, there will still be much anticipation surrounding the matchup. While the defending Super Bowl champions may be considered favorites in this matchup, don’t expect either team to come out victorious; both the Jets and Browns hope to use this contest to introduce younger players and build team chemistry, respectively. Meanwhile, this match will serve as an evaluation platform for both clubs to determine who should start in 2019.

Predictions

This week marks the NFL’s inaugural preseason with their annual Hall of Fame Game between the Las Vegas Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars, both teams seeking to improve upon last year’s disappointing finishes. While Vegas Raiders may be favorites to win, don’t expect an easy victory; total points set at 33.5 indicates this could be a low-scoring affair.

In contrast to regular season games, both teams will be allowed to field second, third- and fourth-team players for both sides in the Hall of Fame Game, allowing coaches to evaluate players differently in an environment outside their regular season games. Despite these modifications, NBC Sports will broadcast it live from 8 p.m. ET on Thursday evening.

This year’s Hall of Fame Game features two newly appointed head coaches and numerous rookie starters, Doug Pederson and Josh McDaniels, hoping to showcase their abilities. At the same time, the Jaguars look to prove they can keep pace with other NFL clubs.

Both teams possess solid defenses, with the Raiders having an edge in quarterback play compared to their Jaguars counterparts. Jarrett Stidham and Nick Mullens, two Raiders backup quarterbacks with NFL experience, are ahead of Jake Luton, who only has three NFL starts.

Predicting the outcome of the Hall of Fame Game can be tricky, but one thing’s sure: both teams will score a touchdown each during this highly-anticipated contest. Furthermore, running plays should provide plenty of excitement on offense!

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