It remains to be seen whether or not the 2011 preseason will take place as scheduled but that schedule is now known. Dave Birkett broke the news on twitter:
Lions playing Bengals, Browns, Patriots, Bills in the preseason – if there is a preseason
Ford Field will get a national audience when the Patriots come to town in preseason game number three. More details from Birkett:
Cincy and New England will be home games; Browns and Bills on the road .. New England game on CBS, 8 pm Sat Aug. 27
Head to DetroitLions.com for more information.