OFFICIAL: Lions Next Opponents in Divisional Round, Date and Time of Game confirmed…

Now, the Detroit Lions know who their next opponent will be in the divisional round of the playoffs.

After beating the Philadelphia Eagles at home, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers head to Ford Field on Sunday to host a Lions team that earned its first postseason win in 32 years. Lions coach Dan Campbell said during a press conference Monday that the coaching staff will review film of the Eagles since they played against Tampa Bay earlier this season.

“Yeah, I think we had a little bit of a ball with Philadelphia because we played in Tampa, so we have an idea,” Campbell said. “We have something we know about them.

Look at Philly. At least we know. We have a head start, but we’re not there yet. So much will happen. We’ll have to see what happens tonight.The third-year Detroit coach said coaches can get “good information” from watching two potential opponents compete against each other. “Yeah, I think it would be helpful to look at it from all angles,” Campbell said. “We have the channels that we have, the various dedicated channels that we have and we also have copy TV.

I think you can always find really good bread.Earlier this season, Detroit beat Tampa Bay 20-6 at Raymond James Stadium.In the defensive battle, wide Amon-Ra St. Brown was unstoppable on third down, and Jameson Williams helped extend Detroit’s lead with a deep touchdown in the third quarter.

Detroit’s divisional round playoff game against Tampa Bay starts at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Lions earned their second straight playoff appearance while the Dallas Cowboys lost to the Green Bay Packers.

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