We now know the exact date and time Raiders fans will get to see the team take the field again. It will be Friday August 12 at 7pm in Arizona. That's when the Raiders will open the preseason. The first time Raiders fans will get to see the team suit up in Oakland will be Saturday August 27 at 5pm.
Here is the full preseason schedule:
P1 Fri., Aug. 12 at Arizona Cardinals 7:00 p.m. KTVU/KICU
P2 Thurs., Aug. 18 at Green Bay Packers 5:00 p.m. KTVU/KICU
P3 Sat., Aug. 27 Tennessee Titans 5:00 p.m. CBS
P4 Thurs., Sept. 1 Seattle Seahawks 7:00 p.m. KTVU/KICU
As you can see, the Raiders begin the preseason with two road games. Then they return to Oakland for the all important third preseason game where we can expect to see the starters play into the third quarter.
To see the full regular season schedule with strength of schedule and more, click here.
For my way too early game by game predictions, click here.