Patriots to play Eagles, Bucs, Lions and Giants in preseason
The New England Patriots will open their preseason schedule at Philadelphia, the team announced on Thursday.
The specific date and time of the game has yet to be announced.
New England's first home preseason game will be Friday, Aug. 16 at 8 p.m. against Tampa Bay.
The Patriots' Week 3 preseason game will be at Detroit, followed by a Week 4 contest at home against the New York Giants. The dates and times for those games have yet to be determined also.