Detroit Lions learn who referee will be for their Week 1 matchup vs. 49ers

We are less than two weeks away from the start of a new era in Detroit Lions football as the San Francisco 49ers will invade Ford Field in Week 1 of the 2021 regular season.

According to a report from Football Zebras, the Lions have learned that the head referee for their opening game will be Brad Rogers.

According to @NFLPenaltiesCom, Rogers’ crew threw the fewest amount of flags in the NFL in 2020.