There are two games on the preseason docket on Sunday: Lions-Colts and Seahawks-Chargers. Check in throughout the day and night as we keep you updated on everything you need to know from today’s preseason action.

Scores and schedule

Carolina Panthers
Houston Texans
17 (GameTracker)

Minnesota Vikings
Buffalo Bills
 10 (GameTracker)

Miami Dolphins
Atlanta Falcons
20 (GameTracker)

Baltimore Ravens
Washington Redskins
 3 (GameTracker)

Jacksonville Jaguars
New England Patriots
 24 (GameTracker)

Cleveland Browns
New Orleans Saints
14 (GameTracker)

Green Bay Packers
Philadelphia Eagles
9 (GameTracker)

Denver Broncos
Chicago Bears
 17 (GameTracker)

Pittsburgh Steelers
New York Giants
 12 (GameTracker)

Cincinnati Bengals
 23, Buccaneers 12 (GameTracker)

San Francisco 49ers
Kansas City Chiefs
 17 (GameTracker)

New York Jets
Tennessee Titans
 3 (GameTracker)

Los Angeles Rams
Dallas Cowboys
 10 (GameTracker)

Arizona Cardinals
Oakland Raiders
 10 (GameTracker)

Detroit Lions
Indianapolis Colts
, 1:30 p.m. Sun. (GameTracker)

Seattle Seahawks
Los Angeles Chargers
, 8 p.m. Sun. (GameTracker)

Matthew Stafford
to play first series

Matthew Stafford dressed for the game, and according to NFL Network’s telecast, will start the opening series. 

Previously in Week 1 of the preseason

Saturday night featured three games, but the most noise was made by someone who didn’t even play. In his first preseason game for the Raiders, Marshawn Lynch remained seated for the national anthem. He didn’t speak with reporters after to confirm that he was continuing
Colin Kaepernick
‘s protest.

Josh McCown
demonstrated why he should be the Jets’ starting quarterback by massively outplaying both
Christian Hackenberg
Bryce Petty
Jared Goff
looked steady for the Rams, leading them to a touchdown against the Cowboys, who gave the first-team carries to
Darren McFadden
— not
Alfred Morris
. Finally,
Carson Palmer
looked sharp, throwing a touchdown in limited action. For the entire round-up from Saturday, click right here.

The big story on Friday was not related to anything on the field. First up? Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension. Elliott is expected to appeal. Second? Two big trades involving the Bills went down. First, the Bills sent receiver Sammy Watkins to the Rams. Then, the Bills traded for Eagles receiver Jordan Matthews. 

On the field, Friday’s preseason action revolved around two rookies who made their debuts. Chiefs quarterback
Patrick Mahomes
, who is expected to be the team’s backup, impressed. He entered the game midway through the second quarter and played until the end of the third quarter. Against the 49ers, he went 7 of 9 for 49 yards and a touchdown. Meanwhile, in his debut with the Bengals, running back
Joe Mixon
rushed 31 yards on six carries and added one catch for 11 yards. Finally, J.J. Watt’s brother, T.J. Watt, also impressed for the Steelers. He notched two sacks.

On Thursday, Chicago Bears rookie
Mitchell Trubisky
completely outplayed expected starter
Mike Glennon
. Cleveland Browns rookie
DeShone Kizer
also completely outplayed the players ahead of him,
Brock Osweiler
Cody Kessler
. You can read all about the important takeaways from that game as well as key news and stories from the day in football in our Thursday recap.

On Wednesday, rookie quarterback
Deshaun Watson
, the Texans first-round pick back in April, made his NFL debut, and the results were encouraging, while Panthers rookie first-rounder
Christian McCaffrey
 flashed during his limited action. McCaffrey could be better than advertised — if he’s used properly in this offense. You can read all about the important takeaways from that game as well as key news and stories from the day in football in our Wednesday recap.

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