Sometimes, things are so insanely true that they seem false.
all around excited NFL schedule released for upcoming 2023 season – And all creativeAnd not so creativeThe way teams reveal their opponents — many fans missed a clear message the league was trying to send: We believe in the Detroit Lions, and you should too.
Yes, the Detroit Lions will be one of the NFL’s TV darlings this season, which makes sense when you think about it, especially since a team that has never been to a Super Bowl has more big-time fans than either franchise. There are games. containing six Lombardi trophies (new England Patriots) and almost as hard lost the previous one (philadelphia eagles,
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“In total, the Lions are scheduled for four prime-time games in 2023. Over the past five seasons, the Lions have only played five prime-time games, the fewest in the NFL. And in the last 10 NFL seasons, the Lions have played the second fewest prime-time games (16) in the NFL.
If you go back to when the NFL expanded to 32 teams (2002), the Lions’ 23 prime-time games are the fewest in the NFL. Detroit posted a 7–16 record in those games, becoming the only team without double-digit prime-time wins.
the lions have FOur primetime games – not including Thanksgiving
the four headsTime game statistics don’t even include them Thanksgiving Day Matchup Against the Green Bay Packers Which is always a ratings win.
In case you’re wondering, the Patriots will face the Dolphins in September on a Sunday night game, and the Steelers and Chiefs in December in Thursday and Monday night games, respectively. They also get the Broncos at a night game on Christmas Eve.
The Eagles have two big games ahead as they face the Vikings and Bucs on Thursday and Monday nights in consecutive games. Then they have the Dolphins in a Sunday night game in October. This is followed by a Super Bowl rematch against the Chiefs on Monday Night Football in November and a Sunday Night game against the Cowboys in December. Philly also gets a chance to play the Giants on Christmas Day.
Funny enough, the Eagles and Patriots will face each other in Week 1 In New England, perhaps given what would be the main afternoon sports for CBS, though Tom Brady will return to Foxboro to be honored by his old team,
And finally, the Lions will face the Chiefs in their first game of the season on Thursday night. They also have the Packers – in their first matchup that isn’t on Thanksgiving – on Thursday night. Their schedule also includes a Monday night game against the Raiders in October and a Saturday night game against the Cowboys in December.
In case you forgot, the Lions finished 9-8 last year, giving them their first winning season since 2017. And ironically, the team the NFL scheduling gods showed so much love has been in the news during the offseason ever since. Four out of five players suspended by the league for gambling policy violations Wear Honolulu Blue. What a way to punish rule breakers.