The Monday Night Football schedule was released and the Lions showed up????  Last time the Lions played a Monday night game was in 2001 against....hell I can't remember but I do know it was at the Pontiac Silverdome. THAT'S how long it's been!  Complete Monday Night Schedule is below~

Monday Night Football 2011 NFL Preseason Schedule:

- Thursday, Aug. 11 8 p.m. Seattle Seahawks at San Diego Chargers
- Monday, Aug. 15 8 p.m. New York Jets at Houston Texans
- Monday, Aug. 22 8 p.m. Chicago Bears at New York Giants
- Thursday, Aug. 25 8 p.m. Washington Redskins at Baltimore Ravens

2011 NFL Regular Season Monday Night Football Schedule:

- Week 1 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, SEP 12 2011

- New England at Miami 7:00 PM
- Oakland at Denver 10:15 PM

- Week 2 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, SEP 29 2011: St. Louis at NY Giants 8:30 p
- Week 3 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, SEP 26 2011: Washington at Dallas 8:30 p
- Week 4 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, OCT 3 2011: Indianapolis at Tampa Bay 8:30p
- Week 5 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, OCT 10 2011: Chicago at Detroit 8:30 PM
- Week 6 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, OCT 17 2011: Miami at NY Jets 8:30 PM
- Week 7 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, OCT 24 2011: Baltimore at Jacksonville 8:30p
- Week 8 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, OCT 31 2011: San Diego at Kansas City 8:30p
- Week 9 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, NOV 7 2011: Chicago at Philadelphia 8:30p
- Week 10 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, NOV 14 2011: Minnesota at Green Bay 8:30p
- Week 11 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, NOV 21 2011: Kansas City at New England 8:30
- Week 12 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, NOV 28 2011: NY Giants at New Orleans 8:30
- Week 13 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, DEC 5 2011: San Diego at Jacksonville 8:30p
- Week 14 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, DEC 12 2011: St. Louis at Seattle 8:30p
- Week 15 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, DEC 19 2011: Pittsburgh at San Francisco 8:30
- Week 16 Monday Night Football: MONDAY, DEC 26 2011: Atlanta at New Orleans