Chicago Bears Preseason Schedule Preview

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August 30, 2012; Cleveland, OH USA: Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) yawns on the sideline during a preseason game against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Eric P. Mull-USPRESSWIRE

Wake up, Bears fans!  The preseason schedule has been released!  I know you’ve been dying to know which meaningless practice games the Bears will be trudging through on the way to the 2014 regular season kickoff.  Let’s take a look at the schedule and preview the games.

Dec 22, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles running back Bryce Brown (34) carries for a touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Chicago Bears at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles defeated the Bears 54-11. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Eagles at Chicago Bears (August 7-10*)

Chip Kelly and the Eagles will test the Bears’ conditioning right out of the gates to kick off the preseason schedule.   It’s only the first meaningless preseason game, so the Bears ought to see plenty of Mark Sanchez and Matt Barkley battling it out to back up Nick Foles.  Will the Bears avenge their 54-11 blowout prime time loss last season?

Jacksonville Jaguars at Chicago, Thursday August 14th, ESPN

The Bears get a nationally televised preseason game as the Jacksonville Jaguars head to Soldier Field.  Could Jadeveon Clowney or Johnny Football be making their national TV debut?

*Dates not yet finalized