The NFL released the times and dates for the Detroit Lions' 2012 NFL preseason schedule on Tuesday.
The Lions will open the preseason season on Friday, August 10 at 7:30 p.m. ET (WXYZ) against the Cleveland Browns at Ford Field. The next week, as previously reported, Detroit takes on the Baltimore Ravens in a game televised nationally by Fox on Aug. 17.
The final preseason game, also at Ford Field, will be on Thursday, August 30 at 7pm against the Buffalo Bills...Monday, the team announced they will play the Oakland Raiders at 7pm on Saturday, August 25 in the third preseason game.
The full 2012 NFL Schedule is being released Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET.