Dec 18, 2011; Oakland, CA, USA; Detroit Lions long snapper Don Muhlbach (48) snaps the ball at the line of scrimmage against the Oakland Raiders at the O.co Coliseum. The Lions defeated the Raiders 28-27. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

Lions vs. Raiders: Game Time, TV Schedule and Open Thread


Detroit Lions at Oakland Raiders – 7:00 PM ET
O.co Coliseum, Oakland, CA
TV: Lions Preseason Television Network (affiliates listed below)

LOCATION
STATION
CHANNEL
Metro Detroit* WXYZ-TV ABC 7
Cadillac/Traverse City WFQX-TV FOX 33
Grand Rapids WXMI-TV FOX 17
Lansing* WSYM-TV FOX 47
Marquette/Escanaba WJMN-TV CBS 3
Saginaw/Flint/Bay City* WNEM-TV CBS 5
Toledo/Ohio* WTOL/WUPW-TV FOX 36

Radio: 97.1 FM in Detroit (click here for affiliates)
Favorite: Lions by 3
Game Time Weather: 69 degrees, sunny

When we last met: December 18, 2011
The Lions played from behind most of the day and their comeback attempt started with a fumble and touchdown for the Raiders. Undeterred, Matthew Stafford threw two late touchdown passes to lead the Lions to a 28-27 victory that put their playoff destiny in their own hands. The game winning score capped off a 98-yard drive that took just 1:35 to complete. Stafford threw for 391 yards and four touchdowns with Calvin Johnson the leading beneficiary with nine catches for 214 yards and two touchdowns.

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If you’re not a twitter user you can still join in the discussion tonight by using the comments section of this post.


Tags: Detroit Lions Oakland Raiders