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What channel Cowboys vs. Cardinals is on, how to watch it via live stream, what time it starts

The Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals are facing off for Week 1 of the 2021 NFL preseason, airing on local television. We break down how to watch the matchup, particularly if you’re outside the broadcast region.

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The Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals meet up in Week 1 of the 2021 NFL preseason at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on Friday, August 13. Kickoff is set for 10:00 p.m. ET and the game will air on NFL Network in national markets. In the Cowboys local market, the game will air on KTVT 11 (CBS), and in the Cardinals market, it will air on KPNX 12 (NBC).

The Cowboys did not impress in their preseason opener losing the Hall of Fame Game 16-3 to the Steelers. Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott did not play, with Prescott sidelined due to shoulder issues Elliott dressing but getting the first game off. The Cardinals added J.J. Watt and A.J. Green as they look to take a step forward and earn a playoff berth. Kliff Kingsbury could end up on the hot seat sooner than later.

Given that this is the preseason, we’ll see plenty of unknown and lesser-known faces on the rosters. To keep track of who you’re watching checking out the Cowboys roster and the Cardinals roster.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this preseason contest, you’ll need to dig a little deeper for streaming options. While regular season games are usually available outside the two local markets, preseason games are much more limited. To view this game via live online stream, you’ll need to use NFL Game Pass. If you are not planning on watching every week of the preseason, the service offers a free seven-day trial.

The Cardinals are a 1.5-point favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook and -135 on the moneyline. The Cowboys are a +115 moneyline underdog. The point total is installed at 39 with the over juiced to -120.