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Ravens and Bears selected to play in 2018 Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio

Ravens and Bears selected to play in 2018 Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio

Ravens training camp will be a week longer this summer. They’ll also be playing five preseason games instead of the usual four.

That’s a result of the NFL announcing Tuesday that the Ravens will be playing the Chicago Bears in the 2018 Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, on Thursday, Aug. 2, at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. The game will kick off Hall of Fame weekend festivities that will include the “Gold Jacket” dinner on Friday, Aug. 3, and then the enshrinement ceremony Saturday, Aug. 4.

The two teams are natural selections to play in the game with Ray Lewis, who spent his entire 17-year career with the Ravens, and Brian Urlacher, whose 13-year career was spent only with...

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