Are you ready for some Football?

It is getting to be that time of year again where Football rules the sports world. The Detroit Lions start their season next week at Ford Field against the defending Super Bowl Champs the New England Patriots in preseason action.

The 16 game regular-season starts for the Lions on the road against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, September 8th. This year's schedule is ranked the 19th most difficult schedule in the NFL. The Lions do have a Monday night game against the Green Bay Packers (Oct 14th) and the annual Thanksgiving game which will be played against the monsters of the Midway the Chicago Bears (November 28th).

         Date                                                 Opponent                                       Time

  • Thursday, Aug 8th (preseason) VS. New England                                   7:30 pm
  • Saturday, Aug 17th (preseason) VS. @ Houston Texans                        8:00 pm
  • Friday, Aug 23rd (preseason) VS. Buffalo Bills                                        8:00 pm
  • Thursday, Aug 29th (preseason) VS. @ Cleveland Browns                    7:30 pm
  • Sunday, Sept 8th (regular-season opener) VS. @ Arizona Cardinals     4:25pm
  • Sunday, Sept 15th                  VS. Los Angeles Chargers                       1:00 pm
  • Sunday, Sept 22nd                  VS. @ Philadelphia Eagles                      1:00 pm
  • Sunday, Sept 29th                   VS. Kansas City Chiefs                            1:00 pm
  • Sunday, Oct 6th                        BYE WEEK
  • Monday, Oct 14th                    VS. @ Green Bay Packers                       8:15 pm
  • Sunday, Oct 20th                     VS. Minnesota Vikings                             1:00 pm
  • Sunday, Oct 27th                     VS. New York Giants                               1:00 pm
  • Sunday, Nov 3rd                      VS. Oakland Raiders                               4:25 pm
  • Sunday, Nov 10th                    VS. @ Chicago Bears                              1:00 pm
  • Sunday, Nov 17th                     VS. Dallas Cowboys                                1:00 pm
  • Sunday, Nov 24th                     VS. @ Washington Redskins                  1:00 pm
  • Thursday, Nov 28th                  VS. Chicago Bears                                  12:30 pm
  • Sunday, Dec 8th                       VS. @ Minnesota Vikings                        1:00 pm
  • Sunday, Dec 15th                     VS. Tampa Bay Buccaneers                    1:00 pm
  • Sunday, Dec 21st                     VS @ Denver Broncos                             1:00 pm
  • Sunday, Dec 29th                     VS Green Bay Packers                            1:00 pm

Source: fbschedules.com