Detroit Lions reportedly open 2018 season with 'Monday Night Football' at home

Posted: 11:10 AM, Apr 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-19 15:10:52Z

The National Football League will unveil team schedules on Thursday night, but a new report out of New York says the Detroit Lions will open the season at home on Monday Night Football.

According to the New York Post , the Lions will begin on Monday, Sept. 10 against the New York Jets. Detroit was featured in two Monday Night Football games last year and one Sunday Night Football game.

It will be the debut of new Head Coach Matt Patricia.

Other home opponents this year include the Los Angeles Rams, Seattle Seahawks, Carolina Panthers and New England Patriots. There is the usual NFC North matchups against the Minnesota Vikings, Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, both home and away.

When they hit the road, they will be traveling a lot, taking on the San Francisco 49ers, Arizona Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys, Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills.