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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – With the NFL Draft right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about football season again.

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On Wednesday the Miami Dolphins released their 2018 preseason schedule.

The Dolphins will kick off the 2018 preseason at home against cross-state rival Tampa Bay.

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It is the first time Miami has met Tampa Bay in the preseason since 2015, after playing the Buccaneers in the preseason every year from 2000-15.

Week 1 of the preseason runs between August 9-13.

The Dolphins will also host Baltimore in Week 3 (Aug. 23-26) of the preseason and have trips scheduled to Carolina in Week 2 (Aug. 16-20) and Atlanta in Week 4 (Aug. 30-31).

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WFOR-TV CBS4 will once again be the preseason television home of Dolphins football and the official home of the Miami Dolphins in South Florida.