2018 Preseason Slate Announced for the 49ers

The 49ers and the rest of the NFL today announced the four games of the preseason, to be played in the month of August. Here’s the four games for the Niners.

Week 1 – Aug. 9-13 TBD vs. Dallas Cowboys
Week 2 – Aug. 16-20 TBD at Houston Texans
Week 3 – Aug. 23-27 TBD at Indianapolis Colts
Week 4 – Aug. 30 TBD vs. Los Angeles Chargers

COWBOYS – It marks the 16th preseason matchup overall between the two clubs, with the 49ers winning the most recent meeting, 23-6, at Levi’s Stadium in 2015. The 49ers are hosting the Dallas Cowboys in the preseason for only the second time since 1987. Dallas owns the overall preseason series record, 9-6.

TEXANS – It marks the sixth preseason matchup between the 49ers and Texans, and the first since the 2016 preseason, a 24-13 defeat. The Texans lead the overall preseason series record, 4-1.

COLTS – This marks only the second time that the 49ers and Indianapolis Colts will meet in the preseason. The last preseason meeting occurred in 2010, a 37-17 win for the 49ers in Indianapolis.

CHARGERS – It marks the 32nd consecutive year in which the two teams have met in the preseason. The two teams will close out the preseason against each other for the 16th time in the past 17 years. San Francisco leads the all-time preseason series, 26-20, and defeated the Chargers, 23-13, in the preseason finale last year. The two teams are scheduled to meet in the regular season at the Chargers temporary home, StubHub Center, in Carson, CA.

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