posttrib
SPOTTY 
Weather Updates

Bears’ preseason opens at Carolina

Bears playing helmets line Soldier Field playing field during open practice Bear Family Fest Soldier Field August 3 2012. |

Bears playing helmets line the Soldier Field playing field during open practice at Bear Family Fest at Soldier Field, August 3, 2012. | Dom Najolia~Sun-Times

storyidforme: 47231956
tmspicid: 12691499
fileheaderid: 5812066

Updated: April 5, 2013 12:19AM



The Bears open their 2013 preseason at the Carolina Panthers the weekend of Aug. 8-11. Their first game at Soldier Field is Aug. 15 against the San Diego Chargers. The game will be broadcast by ESPN.

The Bears visit the Oakland Raiders the weekend of Aug. 22-25 before closing the preseason Aug. 29 against the Cleveland Browns at Soldier Field. The Bears and Browns have met in the preseason finale in nine consecutive years.

Exact dates and times will be announced later.

Sean Jensen



© 2014 Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be copied or distributed without permission. For more information about reprints and permissions, visit www.suntimesreprints.com. To order a reprint of this article, click here.