Lions open preseason in Indianapolis

FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2017, file photo, Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, in Detroit. The Lions play against the Seattle Seahawks in a Wild Card playoff game on Saturday, Jan. 7.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

ALLEN PARK, Mich. — The Detroit Lions on Monday their 2017 NFL preseason opponents, which include home games against the New York Jets in Week 2 and New England Patriots in Week 3.

The Lions will travel to Indianapolis to face the Colts in the preseason opener and close with a road contest at Buffalo in Week 4.

Additional dates and times for Lions preseason games will be announced at a later time.