ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams will open their 2014 schedule at home against the Minnesota Vikings and will host two prime-time games, including a Monday night game against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 6.

The Rams also will play the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday night in Week 15 at the Edward Jones Dome. They have a bye in Week 4.

For the fourth time in five years, the Rams open at home and wrap up the regular season at Seattle.

In addition to the NFC West schedule, the Rams will play the Vikings, Cowboys, Broncos, Raiders and Giants at home.

The Rams also announced dates and times Wednesday for preseason games. They host the Saints Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. and the Packers Aug. 16 at 3 p.m., with night games Aug. 23 at Cleveland and Aug. 28 at Miami.

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