AFL on ESPN in 2008

Defending ArenaBowl champion San Jose kicks off ESPN's primetime coverage of the Arena Football League when it visits Chicago on March 3 while Dallas at Georgia in a March 1 matinee will kick off the network's second season of broadcasting the AFL.

Updated: November 1, 2007, 3:38 PM ET
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Dallas at Georgia in a March 1 matinee will kick off the network's second season of broadcasting the Arena Football League while defending ArenaBowl champion San Jose opens ESPN's primetime coverage of the AFL when it visits Chicago on March 3.

ESPN's 2008 AFL coverage includes 29 nationally-televised games -- 18 regular-season and 11 playoff games -- culminating with ArenaBowl XXII on Sunday, July 27, at 3 p.m. on ESPN on ABC. All AFL games on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN on ABC will be in high definition in 2008, and all games televised on the ESPN networks will also be available on ESPN360.com. ESPN2 will have 10 weeks of consecutive Monday primetime games beginning Monday, April 14, continuing to establish Monday night as a football night for fans.

Here is the AFL on ESPN schedule for 2008.

AFL on ESPN
Date Game Network Time (ET)
Sat., March 1 Dallas at Georgia ESPN on ABC 1 p.m.
Mon., March 3 San Jose at Chicago ESPN2 9 p.m.
Sun., March 9 Philadelphia at Chicago ESPN2 1 p.m.
Mon., March 10 Los Angeles at Arizona ESPN2 11 p.m.
Mon., March 17 Colorado at Dallas ESPN2 8 p.m.
Sat., March 29 Tampa Bay at Philadelphia ESPN2 2 p.m.
Sun., April 6 Chicago at Orlando ESPN2 2 p.m.
Mon., April 14 Chicago at Kansas City ESPN2 8:30 p.m.
Mon., April 21 Philadelphia at Columbus ESPN2 8 p.m.
Mon., April 28 Dallas at Philadelphia ESPN2 8 p.m.
Mon., May 5 Chicago at Tampa Bay ESPN2 8 p.m.
Mon., May 12 Philadelphia at Georgia ESPN2 8 p.m.
Mon., May 19 Los Angeles at Chicago ESPN2 8 p.m.
Mon., May 26 Georgia at New Orleans ESPN2 8 p.m.
Mon., June 2 New York at Colorado ESPN2 10:30 p.m.
Mon., June 9 Los Angeles at Utah ESPN2 10 p.m.
Mon., June 16 Colorado at Arizona ESPN2 10 p.m.
Sun., June 22 Dallas at Chicago ESPN2 4 p.m.
Fri., June 27 Wild Card playoffs TBD 7:30 p.m.
Sat., June 28 Wild Card playoffs TBD 1 p.m.
Sat., June 28 Wild Card playoffs TBD 4 p.m.
Sun., June 29 Wild Card playoffs TBD 3 p.m.
Fri., July 4 Divisional playoffs TBD 7:30 p.m.
Sat., July 5 Divisional playoffs TBD 3 p.m.
Sat., July 5 Divisional playoffs TBD 8 p.m.
Sun., July 6 Divisional playoffs TBD 8 p.m.
Sat., July 12 Conference Championship TBD Noon
Sat., July 12 Conference Championship TBD 3 p.m.
Sun., July 27 ArenaBowl XXII ESPN on ABC 3 p.m.