All the dates and nearly all the times are set for the Buffalo Bills’ preseason games.
In addition to the opener on Sunday, Aug. 3 at 8 p.m. against the New York Giants in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, the following dates were announced Thursday:
Friday, Aug. 8: at Carolina Panthers, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 16: at Pittsburgh Steelers, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 23: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, TBA.
Thursday, Aug. 28: vs. Detroit Lions, 7 p.m.
The game against the Buccaneers will be the annual Kids Day event, and the Bills will close out the preseason against the Lions, as they have for years.
The regular season opens Sept. 7.
In other Bills news, the team released defensive end Kourtnei Brown, who was signed to a reserve-future contract in January.