Detroit Lions Opponents Recap: Week 6

There have been a lot of close, exciting games this season featuring future Detroit Lions opponents. There weren't a whole lot of them in Week 6, though. Most of the games were decided by more than one score, and even the games that were decided by a touchdown didn't jump out as eye-catching or anything like that.

The story of Week 6 for future Lions opponents was really quarterback changes. The Vikings have switched to Christian Ponder as their starter, and the Raiders traded for Carson Palmer after Jason Campbell went down with an injury. Those storylines caught my eye more than anything in Week 6.

Falcons (3-3) - at Lions on Oct. 23 - beat Panthers at home, 31-17

Broncos (1-4) - vs. Lions on Oct. 30 - BYE

Bears (3-3) - vs. Lions on Nov. 13 - beat Vikings at home, 39-10

Panthers (1-5) - at Lions on Nov. 20 - lost to Falcons on road, 31-17

Packers (6-0) - at Lions on Nov. 24; vs. Lions on Jan. 1 - beat Rams at home, 24-3

Saints (4-2) - vs. Lions on Dec. 4 - lost to Buccaneers on road, 26-20

Vikings (1-5) - at Lions on Dec. 11 - lost to Bears on road, 39-10

Raiders (4-2) - vs. Lions on Dec. 18 - beat Browns at home, 24-17

Chargers (4-1) - at Lions on Dec. 24 - BYE

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