49ers scheduled to host Las Vegas Raiders on Aug. 21

Preseason game officially on the docket amid COVID-19 pandemic

Karl Buscheck
May 15, 2020 - 12:49 pm
49ers release date for preseason game with Las Vegas Raiders

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The 49ers finalized their preseason schedule in a Friday morning press release, revealing a four-game slate headlined by a matchup with their erstwhile neighbors, the Las Vegas Raiders, on Aug. 21.

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The newly-minted Raiders swaggering into Santa Clara at 7pm on a Friday night, that's the kind of preseason matchup you might actually want to watch, if it happens.

Whether thatclash at Levi’s takes place is still very much for debate. Based on the schedule, the 49ers would be on track to start training camp on July 31. Whether opening camp and playing the subsequent games will be possible is a matter of how Santa Clara county handles the on going shelter-in-place rules relating to the coronavirus.

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