May 29, 2012; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley (98) goes through pass rushing drills during organized team activities at Lions training facility. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Lions 2014 Schedule to be Released Tonight


The Detroit Lions 2014 schedule will be released tonight, finally letting us in on the “when” components. We’ve known the “who” and “where” for a while. The Lions will face the following home and road opponents:

Home: Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New York Giants, Buffalo Bills, Miami Dolphins

Away: Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, Arizona Cardinals, New England Patriots, New York Jets

The league previously announced that the Lions will face the Falcons in London in week 8. Both teams will get their bye in week 9.

Tonight’s schedule release will coincide with special television programing – it is the NFL after all – on both ESPN and NFL Network.

Date: Wednesday, April 23rd
Start Time: 8pm ET
TV Channel: ESPN, NFL Network
Live Stream: Watch ESPN App, NFL.com

The Lions’ preseason schedule was announced earlier in the month.

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