Raiders, Cowboys kick off 2009 preseason

Terrell Owens won't be around to kick around but the Raiders will get a shot at the rest of the Dallas Cowboys when the two teams meet in their preseason opener in early August. Find out who else is on Oakland's schedule, which was announced Monday.

The Raiders and Cowboys, who in the past frequently held combined practices during the preseason, will meet in the first exhibition game for both teams during the first week of the NFL preseason.

No exact dates or times for the games have been set just yet but the Raiders and Dallas will play sometime between Aug. 13-17.

The following week, Oakland will travel across the Bay to play at San Francisco (Aug. 20-24) before returning to the Coliseum to host New Orleans (Aug. 27-31). The Raiders will then wrap up their preseason slate with a road trip to Seattle (Sept. 3-5) before kicking off the regular season with a Monday Night home game against San Diego on Sept. 14.


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