Raiders vs Bears At-A-Glance

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We continue our "At-A-Glance" series with a look at the Raiders 2013 Preseason Week 3 match up with the Chicago Bears at O.Co Coliseum in Oakland. The game is set for Friday, August 23 at 7:00 p.m. PT. Get your season tickets today!

  • 10th Preseason meeting between the Raiders and Bears
  • First preseason matchup between the two teams since 2010 and only second in 20 years.
  • The Bears make their first preseason trip to Oakland since the first time the Raiders and Bears played in the preseason in 1977.
  • The Raiders leads the all-time preseason series against the Bears, 5-4.
  • LB Nick Roach was acquired by the Raiders as a free agent in April after playing the past six seasons as a member of the Chicago Bears. This preseason game will be Roach's first matchup against his former team.
  • Current Chicago Bears players who are former Raiders include QB Josh McCown (2007) and RB Michael Bush (2008-11).
  • The Chicago Bears new head coach, Marc Trestman, has a history with the Raiders. He was a senior assistant coach in 2001 and became the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach for the 2002 and 2003 seasons.
  • Bears offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Aaron Kromer was the Raiders' assistant offensive line coach in 2001 and the offensive line coach from 2002-04.
  • Chicago running backs coach Skip Peete was the Raiders' running backs coach from 1998-2006.
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