2016 Detroit Lions Schedule

Below you will find the weekly regular-season schedule for the Lions and here is the entire 2016 NFL preseason schedule.

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WeekDateOpponentTime (ET)Results
Week 1Sun., Sept. 11at Indianapolis Colts4:25 PMW 39-35
Week 2Sun., Sept. 18vs. Tennessee Titans1:00 PML 16-15
Week 3Sun., Sept. 25at Green Bay Packers1:00 PML 34-27
Week 4Sun., Oct. 2at Chicago Bears1:00 PML 17-14
Week 5Sun., Oct. 9vs. Philadelphia Eagles1:00 PMW 24-23
Week 6Sun., Oct. 16vs. Los Angeles Rams1:00 PMW 31-28
Week 7Sun., Oct. 23vs. Washington Redskins1:00 PMW 20-17
Week 8Sun., Oct. 30at Houston Texans1:00 PML 20-13
Week 9Sun., Nov. 6at Minnesota Vikings1:00 PMW 22-16 (OT)
Week 11Sun., Nov. 20vs. Jacksonville Jaguars1:00 PMW 26-19
Week 12Thu., Nov. 24vs. Minnesota Vikings12:30 PMW 16-13
Week 13Sun., Dec. 4at New Orleans Saints1:00 PMW 28-13
Week 14Sun., Dec. 11vs. Chicago Bears1:00 PMW 20-17
Week 15Sun., Dec. 18at New York Giants1:00 PML 17-6
Week 16Mon., Dec. 26at Dallas Cowboys8:30 PML 42-21
Week 17Sun., Jan. 1vs. Green Bay Packers1:00 PML 31-24

Detroit Lions - 2016 Draft Results

The table below are all of the 2016 NFL Draft picks selected by the Detroit Lions.

116Taylor DeckerOTOhio State
246A'Shawn RobinsonDTAlabama
395Graham GlasgowCMichigan
4111Miles KillebrewSSouthern Utah
5151Joe DahlGWashington State
5169Antwione WilliamsLBGeorgia Southern
6191Jake RudockQBMichigan
6202Anthony ZettelDTPenn State
6210Jimmy LandesLSBaylor
7236Dwayne WashingtonRBWashington

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2016 Fantasy Football Rankings

Fantasy Football Rankings from Kevin Hanson:
Proven track record of accuracy
The rankings above are from Kevin Hanson, who ranks No. 9 overall in multi-year (2011-14) accuracy (via FantasyPros).

In addition, he ranks in the top eight among three major fantasy positions during the same span (2011-14):
  • No. 8 in multi-year QB accuracy
  • No. 6 in multi-year RB accuracy
  • No. 5 in multi-year WR accuracy
Note: FantasyPros began tracking Hanson in 2011.

Fantasy Football Strength of Schedule

Our 2016 fantasy football strength of schedules are based on the cumulative fantasy points allowed in 2015 to a team's Week 1-16 opponents in 2016.

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