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Packers announce 2020 preseason schedule, featuring three Saturday games

If the preseason starts on time, Packers fans should be pleased to see three weekend games on the schedule.

Kansas City Chiefs v Green Bay Packers Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

On Thursday evening, the Green Bay Packers announced that the team has finalized its preseason schedule for 2020. At least this is the final schedule if football returns on time in August, given that COVID-19 concerns continue to raise major question marks about the timing and logistics of a potential return to football.

The games had already been announced in order one week earlier, coming out along with the full regular season schedule. However, dates and times were not locked in at that time, but this announcement provides those details.

Green Bay will play the first half of the preseason at home, facing the Arizona Cardinals and Cleveland Browns at Lambeau Field. With this week’s announcement, both games will be played on Saturday afternoons in mid-August. The Packers are then scheduled to play the New York Giants in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday night before closing the exhibition season with a familiar opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs, on the Thursday night before Labor Day.

Again, this may still all be subject to change, but for now the schedule is in place.

Packers 2020 Preseason Schedule

Green Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals

Saturday, August 15th, 2020
12:00 PM Central Time
Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI

Green Bay Packers vs. Cleveland Browns

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020
3:00 PM Central Time
Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI

Green Bay Packers at New York Giants

Saturday, August 29th, 2020
7:00 PM Central Time
MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ

Green Bay Packers at Kansas City Chiefs

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
7:00 PM Central Time
Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO