Bolts release dates for preseason schedule

The San Diego Chargers announced times and dates for the team’s preseason slate of games on Thursday.

San Diego opens exhibition play on Thursday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. PT at Qualcomm Stadium against the Dallas Cowboys.

The Chargers’ second preseason game will take place on Friday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m. PT at CenturyLink Field against the Seattle Seahawks.

The third preseason game is a nationally televised contest on Sunday, Aug. 24 in San Francisco. That game will be played at 1 p.m. PT and carried by Fox.

The Chargers conclude exhibition play on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. PT against the Arizona Cardinals at Qualcomm Stadium.

Games against the Cowboys, Seahawks and Cardinals will be televised locally by KFMB-TV, Channel 8 in San Diego. Local blackout rules will apply for the two home games against Dallas and Arizona.