DETROIT – The Detroit Lions now know who they will face in 2021.
The team is still searching for a new general manager and head coach, but the Lions know who that pairing will be facing off against next season. With a loss against Minnesota on Sunday, the team will go against:
- The NFC West: Seattle, LA Rams, Arizona, San Francisco
- The AFC North: Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Cleveland, Cincinnati
- Atlanta Falcons (last place in NFC South)
- Philadelphia (last place in NFC East)
- Two games vs. each division rival: Green Bay, Chicago, Minnesota
If the league adds a 17th game to the schedule, the Lions would play the last place team from he AFC West -- Denver -- in 2021. The Lions finished the 2020 season with a 5-11 record.