Getting ready for the game
The Patriots play their third preseason game tonight in Detroit against the Lions. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.
- Watch previews of the game from 6-7 p.m. on Arbella Early Edition with Mike Giardi, Kayce Smith and Bert Breer in Burlington, and Phil Perry in Detroit.
- As soon as the game ends, Postgame Live begins during Town Fair Tire Boston Sports Tonight with Giardi, Michael Felger and Troy Brown in Burlington, and Perry in Detroit.
Tune into CSN to watch, or click here for the livestream of the show (and all CSN programming).
Here's what you need to know about the game . . .
FACTS AND FIGURES
GAME TIME: 7 p.m. EDT
SITE: Ford Field in Detroit
PRESEASON RECORDS: Patriots 0-2, Lions 2-0
TV ANNOUNCERS: Dan Roche, Christian Fauria, Matt Chatham, Steve Burton, Paul Perillo, Andy Hart
RADIO ANNOUNCERS: Bob Socci, Scott Zolak
NOTES: The Lions have a 6-2 edge over the Patriots in preseason play . . . This is the third time since 2011 that the Patriots and Lions are meeting in the third preseason game at Detroit. The Patriots lost 34-10 on Aug. 27, 2011 and 40-9 on Aug. 22, 2013.