Eagles announce 2008 preseason schedule

April 3, 2008 1:37:56 PM PDT
The Philadelphia Eagles will open their 2008 preseason schedule with a trip across the state to play the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Eagles will meet the Steelers in Pittsburgh between Aug. 7 and Aug. 11.

The Eagles also travel to New England. There, free agent cornerback Asante Samuel will face his old team between Aug. 21 and Aug. 25.

The Eagles will host Carolina on Aug. 14 in a game to be broadcast on Fox. They wrap up their preseason with a game against the New York Jets on Aug. 28.

Exact dates and times of the Steelers, Patriots and Jets games will be announced.