Detroit Lions’ 2012 Schedule Released

Dec 24, 2011; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) runs out onto the field before the game against the San Diego Chargers at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-US PRESSWIRE

The List of Detroit Lions’ 2012 opponents has been known for quite a while. However, today we learned when each game will take place.

Here’s the full schedule from DetroitLions.com:

Sun, Sept. 9 — ST. LOUIS RAMS — Fox — 1 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 16 — at San Francisco 49ers – NBC — 8:20 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 23 — at Tennessee Titans – FOX — 1 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 30 — MINNESOTA VIKINGS – FOX — 1 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 7 *** BYE WEEK ***
Sun., Oct. 14 — at Philadelphia Eagles – FOX — 1 p.m.
Mon., Oct. 22 — at Chicago Bears – ESPN — 8:30 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 28 — SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – FOX — 1 p.m.
Sun., Nov. 4 — at Jacksonville Jaguars – FOX — 1 p.m.
Sun., Nov 11 — at Minnesota Vikings – FOX — 1 p.m.
Sun., Nov. 18 — GREEN BAY PACKERS – FOX — 1 p.m.
Thur., Nov. 22 — HOUSTON TEXANS – CBS — 12:30 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 2 — INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – FOX — 1 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 9 — at Green Bay Packers — NBC — 8:20 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 16 — at Arizona Cardinals — FOX — 4:05 p.m.
Sat., Dec. 22 — ATLANTA FALCONS – ESPN — 8:30 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 30 — CHICAGO BEARS – FOX –1 p.m.

Incidentally, Tom Lewand dropped the hint that one game in the fake schedule leak that took the internet by storm a couple weeks ago was spot on. It turns out that was the Thanksgiving matchup with the Houston Texans. Before we give the schedule scam artists any credit we should remember that the Texans have been rumored to be the opponent for quite a while and the Indianapolis Colts were the only other choice with it being the Lions’ turn to host an AFC opponent.

Which dates are you circling on your calendar?

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