Ravens announce preseason schedule

Posted by ESPN.com's James Walker

The Baltimore Ravens released their 2009 preseason schedule Monday.

Baltimore will open its preseason against the Washington Redskins on Thursday Aug. 13 at M&T Bank Stadium. The second exhibition game will be an interesting matchup Aug. 24 at home against the New York Jets, who hired former Ravens defensive coordinator Rex Ryan as head coach.

The Ravens will conclude their preseason with two road dates against the Carolina Panthers sometime between Aug. 27-30 and the Atlanta Falcons on Sept. 3.