DETROIT, MICHIGAN - DECEMBER 19: Charles Harris #53 of the Detroit Lions celebrates a second quarter sack against the Arizona Cardinals with teammates Jessie Lemonier #52 and Nick Williams #97 at Ford Field on December 19, 2021 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mike Mulholland/Getty Images)

The Detroit Lions are taking a huge stage in the upcoming NFL Schedule. The much buzzed-about team will reportedly kick off the 2023 season against the Kansas City Chiefs on national TV. Of course, the Chiefs are the defending Super Bowl Champion.

Detroit will travel to Arrowhead to go up against the Chiefs on Thursday Night Football on Sept. 7. It will mark the first game of the 2023 regular season.

The NFL will release the full NFL schedule Thursday night (May 11).

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