via press release:
BEARS FACE RAMS IN HALL OF FAME GAME AS “” KICKS OFF NFL PRESEASON
Additional “” Preseason Matchup Features Saints-Raiders on Aug 28
NEW YORK – April 12, 2011 – The NFL announced its preseason schedule today and “” again kicks off the 2011 NFL preseason with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio on Sunday, Aug. 7 with Sam Bradford and the St. Louis Rams taking on Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears.
The other “” preseason game announced today has the Oakland Raiders hosting Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Aug. 28. Coverage for both games begins at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth (analyst) – both nominated for 2011 Sports Emmy Awards, with Michaels being honored as this year’s Lifetime Achievement recipient - and Andrea Kremer (sideline reporter) will call the action.