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Redskins vs. Patriots preseason game time announced

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) passes the ball during the second half of the AFC Championship NFL playoff football game against the Denver Broncos in Denver, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) Tom Brady’s first game since the AFC championship loss will be at FedEx Field. (Jack Dempsey/Associated Press)

The Redskins announced that the time and date for their preseason opener versus New England has been determined.

Washington will host the Patriots at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7, at FedEx Field.

The league released the opponents and locations for the preseason games last week, but times and dates for all the games have yet to be finalized.

The Redskins also host the Cleveland Browns on Monday Night Football the following week (Aug. 18).

The team closes out the preseason with back-to-back road games — at Baltimore and at Tampa Bay. Those dates and times have yet to be released.

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Mike Jones covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post. When not writing about a Redskins development of some kind – which is rare – he can be found screaming and cheering at one of his kids’ softball, baseball, soccer or basketball games.



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