Detroit Lions

4th NFC North (3-12-1)

Founded: 1930

Stadium: Ford Field

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Game Averages (2019)

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PTS
21.3(18th)
YDS
346.8(17th)
PASS YDS
243.8(10th)
RUSH YDS
103.1(21st)
(league rank)

Official Site Links

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Team News more

  • Lions hiring former Eagles DB coach Undlin as DC

    01/13/2020
    The Detroit Lions hired former Eagles secondary coach Cory Undlin as their new defensive coordinator, the team announced. The Lions parted ways with several assistants this offseason.
  • Lions DC Pasqualoni, O-line coach stepping away

    01/02/2020
    The Lions announced that DC Paul Pasqualoni and offensive line coach Jeff Davidson are stepping away from football. Both coaches joined Detroit in 2018 when coach Matt Patricia took the reins.
  • Lions part ways with ST coach, 5 other assistants

    12/31/2019
    The Lions will have a revamped coaching staff in 2020. While Matt Patricia is staying, several of his assistants have been let go, including special teams coordinator John Bonamego.
  • Lions' Kerryon Johnson hopes to return from IR

    12/20/2019
    Kerryon Johnson has been sidelined since tearing his right meniscus in Week 7. Will the Detroit Lions running back return to the field against the Denver Broncos on Sunday?
  • Detroit owners: Lions must be playoff contender

    12/18/2019
    One day after announcing the decision to retain general manager Bob Quinn and head coach Matt Patricia, Lions ownership penned an open letter to fans about the team's expectations in 2020.
  • Roundup: Stafford ends season on injured reserve

    12/17/2019
    Matthew Stafford's 2019 season is over. The Lions placed their franchise quarterback on injured reserve. He's missed the past six games with back and hip injuries -- all Detroit defeats.
  • Lions' Patricia, Quinn will return for 2020 season

    12/17/2019
    The Lions are going to run it back in 2020. Owner Martha Firestone Ford said coach Matt Patricia and GM Bob Quinn will return next season. She also said she expects the team to be a playoff contender.
  • Patricia mum on future: I like to keep that private

    12/17/2019
    Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia fielded questions about his job security Monday following his team's latest loss. Patricia preferred to not discuss his standing with ownership, opting to keep it private.
  • Mitchell Trubisky rallies Bears to victory over Lions

    11/28/2019
    The Chicago Bears (6-6) overcame a slow start on short rest and came roaring back to beat the Detroit Lions (3-8-1). Here's what we learned from the Bears' 24-20 victory on Thanksgiving Day.
  • Lions will start rookie QB David Blough vs. Bears

    11/27/2019
    The Lions will start third-stringer David Blough under center against the Chicago Bears on Thanksgiving, sources told NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Stacey Dales on Wednesday night.
  • Lions' Jeff Driskel 'pretty sore' but getting 'better'

    11/27/2019
    Detroit Lions replacement quarterback Jeff Driskel is battling a hamstring injury that could put his availability for Thursday's Thanksgiving tilt against the Chicago Bears in jeopardy.
  • Lions QB Stafford wants to play again this season

    11/21/2019
    With a Lions season slipping away and an injured back keeping him on the sideline, QB Matthew Stafford expressed his desire to return this season regardless of where the team is in the standings.
  • Lions QB Stafford (back) will not play vs. Cowboys

    11/15/2019
    Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia said Matthew Stafford will not play Sunday against the Cowboys. Stafford, who's been sidelined by a back injury, also missed Week 10 against the Bears.
Draft 2019 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 8 (8) Hockenson, T.J. TE 
Rd 2, Pick 11 (43) Tavai, Jahlani LB 
Rd 3, Pick 18 (81) Harris, Will S 
Rd 4, Pick 15 (117) Bryant, Austin DE 
Rd 5, Pick 8 (146) Oruwariye, Amani CB 
Rd 6, Pick 11 (184) Fulgham, Travis WR 
Rd 6, Pick 13 (186) Johnson, Ty RB 
Rd 7, Pick 10 (224) Nauta, Isaac TE 
Rd 7, Pick 15 (229) Johnson, P.J. DT 
Scoreboard more
Ford Field - Wk 17 1 2 3 4 T
Green Bay Packers 0 3 7 13 23
Detroit Lions 7 10 0 3 20
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
12 Sun, Nov 24 @ Washington 16-19   L
13 Thu, Nov 28 Chicago 20-24   L
14 Sun, Dec 08 @ Minnesota 7-20   L
15 Sun, Dec 15 Tampa Bay 17-38   L
16 Sun, Dec 22 @ Denver 17-27   L
17 Sun, Dec 29 Green Bay 20-23   L
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
No Injuries Reported
Postseason Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
No Statistics to Report
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
No Statistics to Report
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
No Statistics to Report
Transactions more
Date Transaction
1/7 Tra Carson (RB) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
1/6 Joe Callahan (QB) Practice Squad Contract Expired (practice squad contract expired).
12/31 Jonathan Wynn (DE) Activated, from Inactive (activated, from inactive).
12/31 Caleb Benenoch (OG) Activated, from Inactive (activated, from inactive).
NFC North more
Team W L T Win %
Green Bay 13 3 0 .813
Minnesota 10 6 0 .625
Chicago 8 8 0 .500
Detroit 3 12 1 .219

Head Coach more

Matt Patricia

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Patricia brings to Detroit 20 years of coaching experience in the college and professional ranks, including the past 14 seasons with the New England Patriots. During his time in New England, Patricia helped lead the organization to three Super Bowl Championships (XXXIX, XLIX, LI), six AFC Championships and 13 AFC East Division Championships. In all 14 of his seasons at the Patriots, New England finished with 10 or more wins, including 11 seasons with 12 or more wins.


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Team Profiles

  1. Published: Dec. 29, 2019 at 04:18 p.m.

    Detroit Lions cornerback Amani Oruwariye soars into rafters to pick Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' deep bomb.

  2. Published: Dec. 29, 2019 at 02:33 p.m.

    Detroit Lions running back Ty Johnson shocks Green Bay Packers' defense with 40-yard dash to set up field goal attempt before half.

  3. Published: Dec. 29, 2019 at 02:16 p.m.

    Detroit Lions running back Kerryon Johnson caps Lions' 83-yard drive with physical touchdown run.

  4. Published: Dec. 29, 2019 at 02:07 p.m.

    The Golladays continue! Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay gets open for 42-yard deep catch.

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