Cleveland Browns announce preseason schedule

The Cleveland Browns announced their 2016 preseason schedule Thursday.

The Browns, led by new head coach Hue Jackson, will play an all-NFC schedule, highlighted by a nationally televised game (CBS) Aug. 26 at Tampa Bay.

Cleveland opens the preseason at Green Bay (Aug. 11-15), hosts Atlanta (Aug. 18-22) and wraps up the slate Sept. 1 or 2 at home vs. Chicago.

Specific dates and times for the games will be announced soon. The NFL is expected to release the regular-season schedule this month.

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