This afternoon will also feature the return to the Detroit lineup of Frank Ragnow, who hasn't played since suffering a torn ligament in his foot last October. Meanwhile, the Lions will be without Halapoulivaati Vaitai and Tommy Kraemer.
And you can expect that the sold-out Ford Field will be rocking as the fans hope to will their Lions to an ideal 1-0 start to the year. Kickoff is scheduled for just after 1:00 PM EST, with television coverage on Fox as well as radio coverage on 97.1 The Ticket.
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The Eagles have won the coin toss and elected to defer. And right off the bat, D'Andre Swift showed off his wheels with a gain of 48 yards, drawing a huge roar from the fans.