Though certainly not as sexy as the announcement of the regular season schedule, today’s release of the Green Bay Packers preseason schedule signals at least another step toward the start of the real thing.
And if you’re looking ahead to one of the better matchups of that short prelude season, it’s got to be the Week three game when the Packers host the Seattle Seahawks in a nationally televised game on CBS – bringing back memories of last year’s “Fail Mary” play that had implications on both teams right up and through the NFL Playoffs.
The regular season schedule is set to be announced, we believe, sometime on April 16, but in the meantime, let’s chew on what we have available to us, thanks to the scheduling gods over the the National Football League offices.
Here’s this summer’s rundown of Packers preseason games …
Here is the rundown of all NFC North preseason games …
|Week 1: at Carolina Panthers
Week 2: San Diego Chargers (ESPN)
Week 3: at Oakland Raiders
Week 4: Cleveland Browns
|Week 1: New York Jets
Week 2: at Cleveland Browns
Week 3: New England Patriots
Week 4: at Buffalo Bills
|Week 1: Arizona Cardinals
Week 2: at St. Louis Rams
Week 3: Seattle Seahawks(CBS)
Week 4: at Kansas City Chiefs
|Week 1: Houston Texans
Week 2: at Buffalo Bills
Week 3: at San Francisco 49ers (NBC)
Week 4: Tennessee Titans
You can also find the full NFL schedule here: http://nflspinzone.com/2013/04/04/2013-nfl-preseason-schedule-released/
Starting with the Draft April 26-26, the Packers offseason schedule looks like this:
• Packers Tailgate Tour: May 11-14
• Organized Team Activities: May 26-June 18; media schedule TBA
• Mandatory mini-camp: June 23-25; media schedule TBA
• NFL Rookie Symposium: June 28-July 1; Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.
• Packers Hall of Fame Induction Banquet: July 18
• Training Camp: late-July; exact reporting date TBD