Here is all the information fans of the Detroit Lions need to know in order to watch the Lions’ upcoming matchup against the Atlanta Falcons.
The Detroit Lions have started the new NFL regular season winning their first two games. The Lions’ haven’t had a better start to a season since 2011, when the Motor City rolled out five straight victories on their way to a 10-6 record and a playoff berth in the Wild Card round.
But Detroit will have a tough task keeping that winning streak going as they’ll host the 2-0 Atlanta Falcons this Sunday, a team that made it all the way to the Super Bowl last season.
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The Lions enter into this matchup ranking 17th in total offense, 19th passing the ball and 14th on the ground. The Falcons offense ranks 10th in the NFL in total offense, ninth in passing and 16th in rushing.
Defensively, the Lions have the 9th best total defense in the league. They rank 21st against the pass and 4th against the run. The Falcons defense comes into Detroit with the 21st best defense, 23rd against the pass and 16th against the run.
So it appears fans can expect both teams to be trying to win this one through the air.
What You Need To Know
Game: Detroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons
Date: Sunday, September 24, 2017
Location: Ford Field – Detroit, Michigan
Kickoff Time: 1:00 p.m. (ET), 12:00 p.m. (CT), 10:00 a.m. (PT)
Announcers: Chris Myers, Daryl Johnston, Laura Okmin
Weather Forecast: Cloudy, Temperatures – High of 87°F, Low of 65°F, with a 0% chance of rain and winds out of the southeast at 7 mph. (Source: weather.com)
Injury Report: Detroit Lions, Atlanta Falcons