Detroit Lions News
Are the Detroit Lions ready to show the NFL what they’re made of? According to T.J. Lang, who is suiting up with the Lions for this first time this offseason, the team is “ready to contend” in 2017. Lang, who grew up in Michigan, spent eight years with the Packers but recently signed a three-year deal worth $28.5 million with the team he grew up idolizing. “I’m ecstatic to be here,” the guard continued. He’ll join other new recruits and picks from the upcoming NFL draft, set to start this Thursday, April 27, and end Saturday, April 29. Detroit will take Ford Field by storm for the first time in the 2017-2018 season on Saturday, Aug. 19, against the New York Jets.
This season the Detroit Lions 2017 schedule includes home games versus the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals. Away games include Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals and New York Giants.