DETROIT – The Detroit Lions officially announced their schedule for the 2022 season on Thursday night.
The team is set to play nine home games and eight road contests this year.
The Lions will kick off the season at Ford Field against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. with their bye week set for Week 6 after an away meeting with the New England Patriots on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 1 p.m.
Detroit’s annual Thanksgiving Day game will see the Lions host the Buffalo Bills at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 24. The Lions will ring in the new year with a home contest against the Chicago Bears on Jan. 1, 2023.
The Lions are set to close out their regular season on the road against the Green Bay Packers on Saturday, Jan. 7 or Sunday, Jan. 8.
Detroit Lions 2022 Schedule
W1) SUN, Sept. 11: vs. Philadelphia Eagles
W2) SUN, Sept. 18: at Washington Commanders
W3) SUN, Sept. 25: at Minnesota Vikings
W4) SUN, Oct. 2: vs. Seattle Seahawks
W5) SUN, Oct. 9: at New England Patriots
W6) ***BYE WEEK***
W7) SUN, Oct. 23: at Dallas Cowboys
W8) SUN, Oct. 30: vs. Miami Dolphins
W9) SUN, Nov. 6: vs. Green Bay Packers
W10) SUN, Nov. 13: at Chicago Bears
W11) SUN, Nov. 20: at New York Giants
W12) THU, Nov. 24 vs. Buffalo Bills
W13) SUN, Dec. 4: vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
W14) SUN, Dec. 11: vs. Minnesota Vikings
W15) SUN, Dec. 18: at New York Jets
W16) SAT, Dec. 24: at Carolina Panthers
W17) SUN, Jan. 1: vs. Chicago Bears
W18) SAT, Jan. 7/8: at Green Bay Packers