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NFL: New York Giants at Detroit Lions Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

It’s game day, New York Giants fans! Your Giants face the Detroit Lions in preseason action on Friday at 7 p.m. in Detroit at Ford Field. Here is everything you need to watch, listen to and wager on Thursday’s game.


Giants win, 30-17! [Full recap] More news and analysis to come.

Halftime score: Giants 10, Lions 3. Davis Webb much better this week. He finished the first half 14-of-20 for 140 yards, a touchdown and a passer rating of 106.2. [Second-half open thread]

First quarter: 3-0 Lions, but Giants on Detroit’ 13-yard line, Davis Webb at QB. [First-half open thread]


Looks like Eli Manning might be sitting this one out.

SITTING THIS ONE OUT: The Giants have announced the following list of players who will sit out tonight’s game due to injury.

RB Saquon Barkley (hamstring)
S Darian Thompson (hamstring
CB Donte Deayon (hamstring)
TE Ryan O’Malley (foot)
LB Thurston Armbrister
WR Travis Rudolph (quad)
LB Connor Barwin

Interesting ...

Game details

What: Giants vs, Detroit Lions

When: Friday, August 17

Where: Ford Field

Game time: 7 p.m. ET

TV: WNBC (New York City), WJBK-TV FOX 2 (Detroit): Replay on NFL Network Saturday, Aug. 18 at 9 a.m.

Announcers: (WNBC) Bob Papa, Carl Banks, Bruce Beck, Howard Cross, (WJBK-TV FOX 2) Matt Shepard, Chris Spielman, Tori Petry

Radio: National — Sirius XM, Tune-In, Westwood One; Regional — WCBS 880-AM (Chris Carrano, Shaun O’Hara)

Odds: Lions -3 [Odds Shark]

Prediction: Odds Shark predicts a 28-16 Lions victory

Online Stream: NFL Gamepass

Replay: NFL Network and NFL Gamepass

Weather: 77 degrees at kickoff, clear (Game played in Dome) [NFL Weather]

SB Nation Lions website: Pride of Detroit

Locked on Giants podcast: Check out our latest episode! You can also find us on ITunes or Spotify by searching ‘Locked On Giants.’

Check the @BigBlueView Twitter account for in-game updates. As always, there will first and second-half threads for you to comment in. There will be plenty of post-game coverage, as well, so make sure you don’t miss any of that.

Preseason schedule

Week 1 (Aug. 9): vs. Cleveland Browns (20-10 loss)
Week 2 (Aug.17): @ Detroit Lions (7 p.m. | WNBC)
Week 3 (Aug. 24): @ New York Jets (7:30 p.m. | WCBS)
Week 4 (Aug. 30): vs. New England Patriots (7 p.m. | WNBC)

Regular-season schedule

Week 1 (Sept. 9): vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (1 p.m. | FOX)
Week 2: (Sept. 16): @ Dallas Cowboys (8:20 p.m. | FOX)
Week 3 (Sept. 23): @ Houston Texans (1 p.m. | FOX)
Week 4 (Sept. 30): vs. New Orleans Saints (4:25 p.m. | CBS)
Week 5 (Oct. 7): @ Carolina Panthers (1 p.m. | FOX)
Week 6 (Oct. 11): vs. Philadelphia Eagles (8:25 p.m. | FOX, NFL Network, Amazon Prime)
Week 7 (Oct. 22): @ Atlanta Falcons (8:15 p.m. | ESPN)
Week 8 (Oct. 28): vs. Washington Redskins (1 p.m. | FOX)
Week 9: BYE
Week 10 (Nov. 12): @ San Francisco 49ers (8:15 p.m. | ESPN)
Week 11 (Nov. 18): vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1 p.m. | FOX)
Week 12 (Nov. 25): @ Philadelphia Eagles (1 p.m. | FOX)
Week 13 (Dec. 2): vs. Chicago Bears (1 p.m. | FOX)
Week 14 (Dec. 9): @ Washington Redskins (1 p.m. | FOX)
Week 15 (Dec. 16): vs. Tennessee Titans (1 p.m. | CBS)
Week 16 (TBD): @ Indianapolis Colts (TBD)
Week 17: Dec. 30): vs. Dallas Cowboys (1 p.m. | FOX)