The countdown to the 2019 schedule release is on, as the Lions announced their preseason opponents Tuesday afternoon.
The Lions will start the preseason at home against the New England Patriots (August 8-12), then hit the road Week 2 to play the Houston Texans (August 15-19).
Week 3 features a home game vs. the Buffalo Bills that will be nationally televised on CBS August 23, 8 p.m. ET.
The Lions will wrap up the preseason on the road against the Cleveland Browns (August 29-30).
Full dates and times for the Lions preseason games will be announced at a later date.
View photos of NFL prospect Noah Fant.
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