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League: NFL

Team: Lions

Head Coach: Jim Caldwell

Team Mascot: Detroit Lions Roary

Year Opened: 2002

Capacity: 65000

City / State: Detroit / Michigan

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Lions vs Bears

Rival Team: Chicago Bears

The Lions-Bears rivalry is the longest running rivalry in the NFL as the two divisional rivals have met every year since 1930. These two rivals have been in the same division since 1933, and the rivalry has only grown stronger over the years. The Lions and Bears have only met once in the playoffs, which happened when the Bears beat the Lions 9-0 to take home the 1932 NFL title. The Bears hold the all-time series lead 96-69-5, but the Lions have won the last four meetings.

Lions vs Packers

Rival Team: Green Bay Pakcers

The Lions and Packers have been playing since before the Lions moved to Detroit, the Packers and the then Portsmouth Spartans first met in 1930 when Packers pummeled the Lions 47-13. The two teams became division rivals in 1933 and had played twice every year since 1932. The Packers lead the all-time series 97-67-7. However, The Lions have fared better against the Packers on Thanksgiving day as they hold a 12-8-1.

Lions vs Vikings

Rival Team: Minnesota Vikings

The Vikings and Lions have been playing each other twice a year since the Vikings entered the league. The Vikings-Lions rivalry is easily the friendliest of all the rivalries in the NFC North as there isn’t a lot of animosity between Vikings fans and Lions fans. The Vikings hold a sizeable lead in the all-time series against the Lions have gone 69-36-2 against them going into the 2015 season, although the Lions have won the last two meetings.

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Fast facts

League: NFL

Team: Lions

Head Coach: Jim Caldwell

Team Mascot: Detroit Lions Roary

Year Opened: 2002

Capacity: 65000

City / State: Detroit / Michigan