Panthers release preseason schedule, open against the Bears

The Panthers open the 2013 preseason against the Chicago Bears in Bank of America stadium, the NFL announced on Friday, August 9.

In week two, the Panthers travel to Philadelphia to take on the Eagles on Thursday, August 15.

Carolina gets a nationally televised game in week three, when the Panthers travel to Baltimore to take on the defending World Champions on Thursday, August 22.

Carolina then closes out the preseason with a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Charlotte in week 4.