The brand new NFL 12 months would not start till March 16, however we now know which two groups will open the 2022 preseason schedule.
Per Grant Gordon of the league’s web site, the NFL confirmed Monday that the Las Vegas Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars will start the preseason portion of the calendar once they face off in opposition to one another on this 12 months’s Corridor of Fame Sport in Canton, Ohio on Thursday, Aug. 4. Former Raiders vast receiver Cliff Department and defensive lineman Richard Seymour, together with former Jaguars sort out Tony Boselli, will likely be enshrined as members of the 2022 Corridor of Fame class on Aug. 6.
Based on ESPN’s Michael DiRocco and The Associated Press, this would be the fourth time the Raiders have participated within the Corridor of Fame Sport. Jacksonville has so far solely appeared within the recreation as soon as, again in 1995 once they have been an enlargement franchise.
Apparently, each groups can have head coaches making their membership debuts. The Jaguars hired former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson earlier this month, whereas the Raiders turned to ex-New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels.
The Corridor of Fame Sport takes place in Tom Benson Corridor of Fame Stadium in Canton.