DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 30: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a first quarter touchdown with Matthew Stafford #9 while playing the Buffalo Bills during a pre season game at Ford Field on August 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
NFL expert picks for the Week 1 matchup between the Detroit Lions and St. Louis Rams.
It would be a big upset if Jeff Fisher and the Rams could open up with a win, but crazier things have happened in the NFL.
For a complete look at the matchup from the perspective of oddsmakers, be sure to check out our related Week 1 NFL odds post.
Be sure to visit Pride of Detroit for more Lions coverage, and head over to Turf Show Times for more on the Rams. Also visit SB Nation's NFL hub for even more news and analysis from around the league.