Broncos will host Bears for joint practices before Aug. 18 preseason game

Aug 10, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph reacts to a call against his team during the second half of the NFL game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

The Denver Broncos will conduct joint practices with the Chicago Bears on Wednesday, Aug. 15, and Thursday, Aug. 16, the team announced on Thursday.

The practices will leaded up to their preseason game on Saturday, Aug. 18, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High (7:05 p.m. MDT kickoff).

This will mark the fifth consecutive year the Broncos have conducted joint practices with another NFL team during the preseason (four of those times at its UCHealth Training Center headquarters) and the 10th time overall for the franchise.

Denver opened the 2017 preseason in Chicago with a 24-17 victory in Vance Joseph’s first season as head coach.

Denver Broncos 2018 Preseason Schedule

Week 1: vs. Minnesota Vikings
Week 2: vs. Chicago Bears
Week 3: at Washington Redskins
Week 4: at Arizona Cardinals

Broncos’ All-Time Preseason Joint Practices

Year Team Location
1996 Carolina Greeley, Colo.
2003 Houston Houston
2005 Houston Houston
2007 Dallas Dallas
2008 Dallas Englewood, Colo.
2014 Houston Englewood, Colo.
2015 San Francisco Englewood, Colo.
2016 San Francisco Englewood, Colo.
2017 San Francisco Santa Clara, Calif.
2018 Chicago Englewood, Colo.