NEW YORK - The NFL announced the Cleveland Browns’ opponents for the 2014 preseason Wednesday. The Browns will start their preseason in Detroit taking on the Lions.
The Browns have faced Detroit more than any other team in the preseason with 45 meetings. The Browns won 24-6 last year. No official date has been hammered down for week one but it will be between August 7–10.
The Browns will then head to Washington D.C. in week two to take on the Redskins. The game is scheduled for August 18 and will be televised on ESPN. It will be the team’s first game on ESPN in five years.
Fans will get to see the new renovations at FirstEnergy Stadium in week three when the St. Louis Rams come to town. No official date has been announced for this game but it will be between August 21-24.
The Browns close out the preseason against the Chicago Bears on Thursday, August 28. The contest will mark the 11th straight time that Cleveland and Chicago will face off during the preseason finale.