The release of the 2014 NFL regular season schedule is just hours away. NFL Network and ESPN are both airing specials for the schedule unveiling, here is the important info you need to know to tune in.
Date: Wednesday, April 23rd
Start Time: 8pm ET
TV Channel: ESPN, NFL Network
Live Stream: Watch ESPN App, NFL.com
We already know the Lions will face the Falcons in London in week 8 with their bye week coming in week 9.
There are strong reasons to believe the Buffalo Bills will be the Thanksgiving Day opponent but we’ll find that out officially tonight. With it being the Lions turn to host an AFC opponent, the Miami Dolphins are the only other possibility. The Bills website seemed to suggest a Thanksgiving matchup earlier in the offseason and the return of Jim Schwartz provides a compelling story line the Dolphins don’t have to offer.
The Lions 2014 preseason schedule was announced earlier in the month.