NEW YORK (AP) The Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos will open the preseason at the Chicago Bears.
The first weekend of exhibition games, from Aug. 11-15, also will feature the Rams' return to Los Angeles, when they host Dallas in a nationally televised game on Aug. 13. A date for Broncos-Bears that weekend has not yet been set.
In releasing its preseason schedule Thursday, the NFL also announced other national TV games:
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Green Bay vs. Indianapolis on Aug. 7 in the Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio; Atlanta at Miami on Aug. 25; Cleveland at Tampa Bay on Aug. 26; Tennessee at Oakland on Aug. 27; and a tripleheader on Aug. 28 of San Diego at Minnesota, Arizona at Houston, and Cincinnati at Jacksonville.
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