Saints pre-season opponents announced

Posted April 13, 2017

Dates and times for all games will be released at a later date.

The first preseason game will fall somewhere along the timeline of August 10th-14th Week 2 in Los Angeles will be somewhere on or about Agust 17th-21st.

The Browns last played the Saints in the preseason in 1982.

The Browns have never hosted the Saints in the preseason and last welcomed the Giants to Cleveland for an exhibition game during the 2005 season.

The preseason will kick off between August 17-21 against the New Orleans Saints at First Energy Stadium before the play the final 2 games on the road. The Browns and Buccaneers have battled in week three of the preseason since 2015. During that span, the Bears lead the series, 7-6, but the Browns own a 19-13 edge in the all-time preseason series. Cleveland will be very familiar with Soldier Field in 2017. The two teams also met in last year's preseason finale.

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The Browns will play their final two preseason games on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (between August 24 and 27) and Chicago Bears (either August 31 or September).

Dates and times for the 3 other preseason games will be announced when the entire National Football League regular season schedule is revealed next week.

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