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Patriots Vs. Lions: Game Time, TV Schedule, Position Battles And More

Both the New England Patriots and Detroit Lions have showed promise this preseason. But which team will keep its record unsullied?

The Detroit Lions and New England Patriots will meet on Saturday at Ford Field in Detroit in Week 3's only match-up of undefeated teams in the 2011 NFL preseason. And it's difficult to tell which team's been more impressive.

The Patriots have been more thoroughly dominant, thrashing the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers by a combined 78-26 score, and New England's 47-12 walloping of the Jags came without quarterback Tom Brady. Brady made his preseason debut in a Week 2 win over the Bucs, completing 11 of 19 passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns in limited action. But the Lions have both throttled the Bengals behind early brilliance from Matthew Stafford and rallied late against the Lions thanks to heroics from Drew Stanton.

In a rematch of 2010's most explosive Thanksgiving game, which team will keep its spotless preseason mark?

Game Date/Time: Saturday, August 27; 8:00pm ET

Location: Ford Field, Detroit, MI

TV Schedule
National: CBS

TV Distribution

Radio Schedule
Patriots: 98.5 FM The Sports Hub
Lions: 97.1 FM WXYT

For more on the Patriots, head over to Pats Pulpit. For more on the Lions, check out Pride of Detroit. Follow the rest of preseason week two at SB Nation NFL.