Ravens announce preliminary 2013 preseason schedule

The Ravens released their preliminary 2013 preseason schedule Thursday afternoon, as both the first and final contests of the four-game exhibition slate are not yet finalized.

Baltimore opens the preseason at Tampa Bay, but the date and time of the game are not yet determined. The Ravens then host the Atlanta Falcons at M&T Bank Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 15.

Baltimore follows with a nationally televised ESPN game on Thursday, Aug. 22, against the Carolina Panthers at home.

The Ravens wrap up the preseason at St. Louis in a tentatively scheduled contest on Thursday, Aug. 29.

Baltimore is 40-27 all-time in preseason play.