49ers release preseason schedule dates and times

49ers release preseason schedule dates and times
May 3, 2011, 10:09 pm
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May 3, 2011
CSNBayArea.com staff

The San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday released the specific dates and times for their four preseason games before the start of the 2011 regular season.

Under first-year head coach Jim Harbaugh, the 49ers will open the preseason schedule against the 2009 Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints in Louisiana.

The team will then return to San Francisco to host the East Bay rival Oakland Raiders in a 5:00 p.m. game at Candlestick Point.

The 49ers will stay home for their third preseason game on Saturday, Aug. 27 against Andre Johnson the Houston Texans.

Finally, San Francisco will travel to San Diego to take on the Chargers in a Thursday night game on Sept. 1.