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Lions could see Jared Goff, Carson Wentz in back-to-back weeks

The month of October could see the Detroit Lions facing some very unfamiliar signal-callers.

With Philadelphia acquiring the No. 2 overall pick in next week's NFL draft on Tuesday, the Lions will face the top two picks in the draft. It also means the franchise could be facing the top two quarterbacks taken.

Earlier this month, Tennessee traded the No. 1 overall pick to Los Angeles.

This also means the Lions could see Jared Goff and Carson Wentz in back-to-back weeks at Ford Field, the order determined by who is taken first and who is taken second. The Eagles play at Detroit on Oct. 9 and Los Angeles comes to Ford Field a week later.

Of course for this to happen, both Los Angeles and Philadelphia have to draft quarterbacks in late April and then both players have to win their respective jobs by the time the teams come to Detroit in Weeks 5 and 6.

But it's a possibility.

It is the second and third home games of the season for the Lions after facing the Titans -- the previous owners of the No. 1 overall spot -- in Week 2.

The Lions have not faced a rookie quarterback in the regular season since Week 15 of the 2014 season, when Detroit beat Teddy Bridgewater and Minnesota, 16-14. The Lions beat Bridgewater both times in 2014.

Detroit last lost to a rookie quarterback in Week 12 of the 2013 season, when Mike Glennon and Tampa Bay beat the Lions, 24-21, during Jim Schwartz's final season.