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The New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions will play Sunday after all.
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The Lions are trying to reach .500 after snapping its 11-game losing skid last weekend against the Arizona Cardinals, while the Saints are looking to bounce back after dropping consecutive contests against the Las Vegas Raiders and Green Bay Packers. New Orleans will be without six of its regular starters, including All-Pro wide receiver Michael Thomas, who remains out with an ankle injury.
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What time does Saints vs. Lions start?
The game kicks off at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, Oct. 4.
What TV channel is Saints vs. Lions on?
The game will be aired on Fox.
How can I watch Saints vs. Lions online via live stream?
Fans can watch the game via live stream on NFL RedZone or fuboTV.
What are the odds for Saints vs. Lions?
According to BetMGM, the line is Saints -3 and the over/under is at 54.5.
Where can I find score updates for Saints vs. Lions?
USA TODAY Sports will have all the latest on the game in our box scores.
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New York Jets release star running back Le'Veon Bell after trade talks .
The New York Jets decided to move on from Le'Veon Bell just a year and a half after signing the RB to a massive long-term contract."After having conversations with Le'Veon and his agent and exploring potential trade options over the past couple of days, we have made the decision to release Le'Veon," Jets GM Joe Douglas said in a statement. "The Jets organization appreciates Le'Veon's efforts during his time here and we know he worked hard to make significant contributions to this team. We believe this decision is in the best interests of both parties and wish him future success.