The following is the Patriots preseason schedule, as released by the NFL today:
Week 1 (Aug. 13-17)
New England at Philadelphia
Week 2 (Aug. 20-24)
Cincinnati at New England
Week 3 (Aug. 28)
New England at Washington (CBS, national television)
Week 4 (Sept. 3-4)
N.Y. Giants at New England
The exact dates for games in Week 1, 2 and 4 will be finalized at a later date.
In terms of TV viewing, the following comes from the Patriots:
All of the Patriotsí preseason games will be televised in the Boston television market on WBZ-TV. A network of regional affiliates will also broadcast the games in Preseason Weeks 1, 2 and 4 on the Patriots Preseason TV Network. Fans throughout New England should check their local listings for exact stations and times. The Patriotsí Aug. 28 game at Washington will be broadcast to a national audience by CBS and can be seen in the Boston market on WBZ-TV.