NFL 2003 Schedule Released

The National Football League released its 2003 schedule Thursday afternoon. For the second consecutive season, the Detroit Lions will not perform before a Monday Night audience. However, the Steve Mariucci-era will kick-off in downtown Detroit when the team battles the Arizona Cardinals.

A complete schedule, including the team's pre-season affairs, are listed below. Home games are listed in bold text.

» 2003 Pre-Season Schedule - Date/Opp./Loc./Time/TV
Sat., Aug. 9 Pittsburgh Ford Field 12:30 p.m Local FOX
Sat. Aug. 16 at Cincinnati Paul Brown Stadium 7:30 p.m. Local FOX
Sat. Aug. 23 Cleveland Ford Field 7:30 p.m. Local FOX
Thurs. Aug. 29 at Buffalo Ralph Wilson Stadium 7:30 p.m. Local FOX
*Local FOX channel will broadcast game; Broadcast subject to region.

» 2003 Regular Season Schedule - All times EST
Sept. 7 Arizona Ford Field 1 p.m. FOX
Sept 14 at Green Bay Lambeau Field 1 p.m. FOX
Sept. 21 Minnesota Ford Field 1 p.m. FOX
Sept. 28 at Denver Invesco Field 4:15 p.m. CBS
Oct. 5 at San Fran 3Com Park 4:15 p.m. FOX
Oct. 12

BYE

Oct. 19 Dallas Ford Field 1 p.m. FOX
Oct. 26 at Chicago Soldier Field 1 p.m. FOX
Nov. 2 Oakland Ford Field 1 p.m. CBS
Nov. 9 Chicago Ford Field 1 p.m. FOX
Nov. 16 at Seattle Seahawks Stadium 4:15 p.m. FOX
Nov. 23 at Minnesota Metrodome 1 p.m. FOX
Nov. 27 ** Green Bay Ford Field 12:30 FOX
Dec. 7 San Diego Ford Field 1 p.m. CBS
Dec. 14 at Kansas City Arrowhead Stadium 1 p.m. CBS
Dec. 21 at Carolina Ericcson Stadium 1 p.m. FOX
Dec. 28 St. Louis Ford Field 1 p.m. FOX

** Thursday contest (Thanksgiving Day Game). All other games are on Sunday.

» COMPLETE NFL SCHEDULE ...


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