Packers 2013 preseason slate released

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Three of the four dates aren’t official yet, but the Green Bay Packers announced their preseason schedule Thursday afternoon.

The Packers will open at home against the Arizona Cardinals, with the game set to take place sometime between Aug. 8-12. Then, Green Bay will travel to St. Louis to take on the Rams between Aug. 15-19.

The one date that is confirmed is a home game against the Seattle Seahawks on Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. That game will be nationally televised.

Green Bay will finish out its preseason schedule on the road against the Kansas City Chiefs on either Aug. 29 or Aug. 30. This is the fourth consecutive year in which the Packers and Chiefs have met in the preseason finale.

Finalized preseason dates and times should be available soon.

The NFL will likely release each team’s regular-season schedule on April 16. Though the order of games is not known yet, the Packers will host the Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Redskins and the three NFC North opponents (Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions). On the road, Green Bay will face the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, San Francisco 49ers, as well as the Bears, Vikings and Lions.

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