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Detroit Lions at Pittsburgh Steelers: Game time, TV schedule, online streaming, announcers, depths charts, more

Everything you need to know about the Lions-Steelers preseason matchup.

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The Detroit Lions open up their 2016 preseason schedule with a matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers. This marks the first time the two teams have played in the preseason since 2010 (Steelers won 23-7). Though the Steelers appear to be benching some of their best players, this is still the first opportunity to see the 2016 Lions against a real opponent in a game-like environment.

Here are all of the details you need to get ready for Friday’s game.

Game time: Friday, Aug. 12, 7 p.m. ET

Location: Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, PA

TV channel:

  • Locally: FOX 2 Detroit
  • Nationally: NFL Network


  • Locally: Matt Shepard, Chris Spielman, Jennifer Hammond
  • Nationally: undetermined

Online streaming: Catch live coverage on NFL Game Pass

Radio: Westwood One

OddsSteelers by 3.5 (don’t gamble on the preseason, kids)

Team depth charts:

Detroit Lions:

Pittsburgh Steelers:

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