2013 NFL Schedule: Arizona Cardinals play Packers, Cowboys, Chargers and Broncos in preseason

Christian Petersen

They get the Packers and Broncos, and Ken Whisenhunt returns with the Chargers.

We get our first taste of NFL games. The league has announced the preseason schedule, at least sort of. The Arizona Cardinals know who will be their preseason opponents and the approximate dates when they will play them.

The Cards will kick off their preseason between August 8-11, playing at the legendary Lambeau Field against the Green Bay Packers. Considering the weather, it would make a great trip to get out of the Phoenix heat and to see the Cards in their first game action.

Then the Dallas Cowboys come to town. They will play Dallas at home between August 15-19. If I recall, as part of the league realignment that sent the Cards away from the NFC East, Arizona gets to play the Cowboys at home at least every couple of years, whether it be in the preseason or during the regular season (ticket sales, baby).

Between August 22-25, the Cards will then host the San Diego Chargers, That means Ken Whisenhunt returns. That will be fun for the media, who will undoubtedly want to interview him.

Arizona will close out the preseason slate with a familiar opponent -- the Denver Broncos, who seem to the the Cards' final opponent yearly. That means watching Brock Osweiler (but on TV), as teams typically play their starters very little.

Are you excited?

Now in the next couple of weeks we will know the regular season schedule and hopefully training camp info not too long after that.

Keep up with Cardinals news and opinions when you are not on the site. Follow Revenge of the Birds on Twitter at @revengeofbirds and "like" us on Facebook. You can follow me individually at @senorjessroot.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Revenge of the Birds

You must be a member of Revenge of the Birds to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Revenge of the Birds. You should read them.

Join Revenge of the Birds

You must be a member of Revenge of the Birds to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Revenge of the Birds. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker