Get ready for some action Bears fans, because the first game of the preseason will be against the defending Super Bowl Champions, the Denver Broncos at Soldier Field!

On Thursday the NFL released their 2016 preseason schedule, promising specific dates and times coming soon.

Here's how the Bears' 4-game 2016 preseason is gonna play out beginning this August according to WGN:

  • August 11-15 – vs Denver Broncos – Soldier Field
  • August 18-22 – at New England Patriots – Gillette Stadium
  • August 25-28 – vs Kansas City Chiefs – Soldier Field
  • September 1-2 – at Cleveland Browns – First Energy Stadium