Rams to host Cowboys, Chargers at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and face Raiders, Packers on the road
The Los Angeles Rams announced on Wednesday their 2017 preseason schedule, which will kick off at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum with the Dallas Cowboys for the second-consecutive year. The team’s preseason slate also includes road contests in Oakland and Green Bay, and a nationally-televised home game against the Los Angeles Chargers.
The Cowboys, Raiders and Packers games will air locally on CBS 2, the home of Rams preseason football in English, and on KMEX Univision 34/KFTR UniMás 46 in Spanish. All Rams games can also be heard in English on ESPN LA 710 AM, with a full simulcast on 100.3 The Sound, and in Spanish on ESPN Deportes 1330AM. Specific dates and times for all of the preseason games will be announced at a later date.
“Our entire organization couldn’t be happier to open the preseason with our fans at the Coliseum,” Rams Head Coach Sean McVay said. “We play four quality opponents that will help us prepare for the regular season and this announcement is another reminder that we are one step closer to returning to football.”
Los Angeles Rams 2017 Preseason Schedule
Week 1 (Aug. 10-12) – Dallas Cowboys
Week 2 (Aug. 17-19) – @Oakland Raiders
Week 3 (Aug. 26, 5 p.m.) – Los Angeles Chargers*
Week 4 (Aug. 31-Sept. 1) – @Green Bay Packers
*CBS nationally-televised game
In last year’s preseason opener, the Rams defeated the Cowboys, 28-24, in their first game back in Los Angeles following a 22-year absence. The game was the most attended preseason game ever played on American soil, drawing nearly 90,000 fans. In their 25 all-time preseason games played, the Rams hold a 14-11 advantage.
In Week 2, Los Angeles will travel to the East Bay to take on the Oakland Raiders. Their all-time preseason series stands at 12-7 in favor of Oakland. Their last preseason meeting occurred in 2015.
CBS will broadcast the Rams’ Week 3 matchup against the Chargers on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. The nationally-televised game marks the first time since 1994 that two Los Angeles teams will face off in preseason action. The Chargers are the Rams’ most frequented preseason opponent, with their all-time series record tied at 18-18. This year’s contest is their first preseason meeting since 2007.
The Rams close out their preseason slate with the franchise’s first preseason visit to Lambeau Field. The Rams and Packers previously played five times in preseason action with the Packers leading the series, 3-2. In their most recent preseason matchup, the Packers defeated the Rams, 21-7, in 2014.
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