The NFL announced the 2006 preseason schedule today. The San Francisco 49ers preseason schedule has two interesting matchups. The first is an away game against the Bay Area rival Oakland Raiders during week 2. The second is a rare preseason meeting between the 49ers and Dallas Cowboys at Texas Stadium. The 49ers schedule looks like this:

Week 1 - Chicago Bears at San Francisco 49ers
Week 2 - San Francisco 49ers at Oakland Raiders
Week 3 - San Francisco 49ers at Dallas Cowboys
Week 4 - San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers

Exact dates and times will be released at a later date.