The Bears announced their opponents and weekends for the 2013 preseason.
They open on the road in Charlotte against the Carolina Panthers Aug. 8-11 then return to Soldier Field for an Aug. 15 game against the San Diego Chargers.
Then the Bears head to Oakland to play the Raiders Aug. 22-25 before closing the preseason at Soldier Field against the Cleveland Browns Aug. 29.
It is the 10th consecutive year the Browns and Bears have played the preseason finale against one another.
Exact dates and times will be announced at a later time.
The four preseason opponents all finished below .500 in 2012. The Chargers and Panthers each had seven wins.
The Bears, of course, finished 10-6 in 2012.