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Lions to host 49ers in 2021 NFL season opener

Posted at 8:24 AM, May 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-12 08:24:20-04

(WXYZ) — (WXYZ) -- The Detroit Lions will open their 2021 season schedule with a home game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, September 12.

The NFL and its broadcast partners announced Week 1 games Wednesday morning, with the remainder of the 2021 season to be announced during a televised special Wednesday night.

According to reports around the league, the Lions will visit Green Bay in Week 2 for a Monday Night Football game and visit Denver in Week 14.

As a reminder, Detroit's 2021 opponents are as follows:

Home: Chicago, Green Bay, Minnesota, Arizona, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, San Francisco.

Away: Chicago, Green Bay, Minnesota, Atlanta, Cleveland, Denver, L.A. Rams, Pittsburgh, Seattle.