After the Browns open the preseason at home against the Saints sometime between August 10-14, they'll host the Giants at 8 p.m. August 21 in front of a national audience on Monday Night Football.
The final two games are on the road, at Tampa Bay the weekend of August 24-27, and at Chicago the weekend of August 31-Sept. 1.
The final two preseason games are familiar opponents for the Browns.
Last season, the Saints had a all-AFC approach to their preseason schedule by taking on the Patriots, Texans, Steelers, and Ravens.
The Browns travel to Tampa Bay in Week 3 for the third consecutive preseason.
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The Browns get their home games out of the way first with an early August (somewhere between the 10th and 14th) tussle with the New Orleans Saints.
Specific dates and times for all of the team's preseason games will be announced by the Browns in the near future.
For now, Browns fans can begin planning some preseason trips to see the team make its return to the field in 2017. The Browns are also scheduled to travel to Chicago during the regular season and the 2 teams have met 14 straight years in the preseason.
The full regular season schedule is expected to be released later this month before the draft. All-time, the Browns lead the preseason series with the Bears, 19-13.
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