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Detroit Lions schedule 2019: Release time, TV coverage, leaks, opponents, more

All the information you need about the Detroit Lions’ 2019 schedule release.

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At 8 p.m. ET Wednesday night, the NFL will release their entire schedule for the 2019 regular season. At this point for the Detroit Lions, we already know all of their home and away opponents for the season, their preseason schedule, and there have already been a few rumors out there about some specifics.

We’ll be updating this post as (substantial) rumors leak in the lead up to the official release at 8 p.m. ET. Here’s all the other important information you need to know about Wednesday night’s release.

2019 NFL schedule release TV/Online

Date/Time: April 17, 2019 — 8 p.m. ET
TV: NFL Network, ESPN2
Online: WatchESPN,

Detroit Lions schedule rumors/leaks

Week 1 -
Week 2 -
Week 3 -
Week 4 -
Week 5 -
Week 6 - at Green Bay Packers (MNF) (per Tom Silverstein)
Week 7 -
Week 8 - vs. New York Giants - 1 p.m. ET (per Art Stapleton)
Week 9 -
Week 10 - at Chicago Bears (via Kevin Fishbain)
Week 11 -
Week 12 - at Washington (via JP Finlay)
Week 13 (Thanksgiving) - vs. Chicago Bears (per Sports Business Journal and Brad Biggs)
Week 14 -
Week 15 -
Week 16 -
Week 17 - vs. Green Bay Packers (via Zach Kruse)

Lions 2019 opponents

Home: Packers, Bears, Vikings, Cowboys, Giants, Chiefs, Chargers, Buccaneers
Away: Packers, Bears, Vikings, Washington, Raiders, Eagles, Broncos, Cardinals

Lions 2019 preseason schedule

Week 1 (Aug. 8-12) vs. Patriots
Week 2 (Aug. 15-19) at Texans
Week 3 - Friday, Aug. 23, 8 p.m. ET - vs. Bills (Nationally televised on CBS)
Week 4 (Aug 29-30) at Browns

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