The Lions released their 2016 regular season schedule Thursday evening.
Detroit will open on the road in Indianapolis Week 1 before returning home to face Tennessee Week 2.
The schedule features two nationally-televised games including the annual Thanksgiving Day Game Week 12 (vs. Minnesota) and Monday Night Football Week 16 (at Dallas).
It all culminates in a division battle Week 17 at home vs. the Packers to end the regular season.
For the full 2016 schedule, click here.
O'HARA'S DRAFT PREVIEW
Mike O'Hara kicked off his annual draft preview series Monday. Each installment includes prospect ratings, the Lions' depth chart and draft likelihood, and a draft trend history from the past three years:
Tori Petry caught up with several players as they prepare to report for the offseason training program next week. Watch her interviews below:
MEET THE PROSPECTS
Get to know the top prospects entering the 2016 NFL Draft with Tim Twentyman's Meet the Prospects series:
Check back next week for more posts starting with linebacker Reggie Ragland on Monday.
OTHER NOTEWORTHY ITEMS:
- Find out who the experts have the Lions picking with the 16th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.
- Head coach Jim Caldwell added a number of new coaches to his staff this offseason. See what he had to say about the changes at last month's season ticket member summit.
LionsInCanada: Watch Tori Petry's report on a different kind of international trip for the Lions - WR Golden Tate's visit to a Play 60 event at a school in Canada.
- General manager Bob Quinn, his personnel staff and Lions coaches have been extremely busy preparing for the draft. See what they're doing differently from years past.