Last season, the Bears went 8-8, finished second in the NFC North and missed the playoffs. They selected cornerback Kyle Fuller in the first round of this year’s draft and signed defensive linemen Lamarr Houston and Jared Allen in free agency.
Chicago opens the 2014 preseason by hosting Philadelphia and Jacksonville in consecutive weeks, followed by back-to-back road trips to Seattle and Cleveland. The team begins the regular season Sept. 7 at home against Buffalo.
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Preseason schedule and TV coverage (ET)
Fri, Aug. 8 vs. Philadelphia – 8:00 p.m., FOX (local)
Thu, Aug. 14 vs. Jacksonville – 8:00 p.m., ESPN
Fri, Aug. 22 at Seattle – 10:00 p.m., FOX (local)
Thu, Aug. 28 at Cleveland – 8:00 p.m., FOX (local)
- Chris Johnson