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                      *** Detroit Lions Team Directory ***
 
                            From The Sports Network
 
  Founded:  1934
  Team History:
              1920-1922    - Detroit Heralds (Amer Professional Football
              League)
              1925-1927    - Detroit Panthers
              1928-1929    - Detroit Wolverines
              1930-1934    - Portsmouth Ohio Spartans (National Football
              League)
              1934-Present - Detroit Lions
 
  Team Colors: Honolulu Blue & Silver
 
  Stadium Address: Ford Field
                   2000 Brush St.
                   Detroit, MI 48226
                   (313) 262-2000
 
  Opened:  August  2002
  First Official Game:  September 22,  2002 37-31, loss to Green Bay
  Stadium Capacity: 64,355
  Surface: FieldTurf
 
  Chairman and President: William Clay Ford
  Vice Chairman: William Clay Ford, Jr.
  General Manager: Martin Mayhew
  Head Coach: Jim Caldwell
 
  Regular Season Coaching History:
 
  Term               Coach                            Record
  ----               -----                            ------
  1934-36            George (Potsy) Clark             24- 9- 2
                     (dismissed after 10 games in 1936)
                     Earl "Dutch" Clark                1- 1- 0
  1937-38            Earl (Dutch) Clark               14- 8- 0
                     (Co-Coaches)
  1939               Elmer (Gus) Henderson             6- 5- 0
  1940               George (Potsy) Clark              5- 5- 1
  1941-42            Bill Edwards                      4- 9- 1
                     (dismissed after 3 games in 1942)
                     John Karcis                       0- 8- 0
                     (Interim Head Coach for 8 games in 1942)
  1943-47            Charles (Gus) Dorais             20-31- 2
  1948-50            Alvin (Bo) McMillin              12-24- 0
  1951-56            Raymond (Buddy) Parker           47-23- 2
  1957-64            George Wilson                    53-45- 6
  1965-66            Harry Gilmer                     10-16- 2
  1967-72            Joe Schmidt                      42-33- 7
  1973               Don McCafferty                    7- 4- 1
  1974-76            Rick Forzano                     15-17- 0
                     (resigned after 4 games in 1976)
                     Tommy Hudspeth                    5- 6- 0
  1977               Tommy Hudspeth                    6- 8- 0
  1978-84            Monte Clark                      43-61- 1
  1985-86            Darryl Rogers                    12-20- 0
  1987               Raymond "Buddy" Parker            4-11- 0
  1988               Darryl Rogers                     2- 9- 0
                     (dismissed after 11 games in 1988)
                     Wayne Fontes                      2- 3- 0
  1989-96            Wayne Fontes                     64-64- 0
  1997-2000          Bobby Ross                       27-30- 0
                     (retired after 9 games in 2000)
                     Gary Moeller                      4- 3- 0
  2000-2003          Marty Mornhinweg                  5-27- 0
  2003-2005          Steve Mariucci                   15-28- 0
                     (dismissed after 11 games in 2005)
                     Dick Jauron                       1- 4- 0
                     (interim coach for 5 games in 2005)
  2006-2008          Rod Marinelli                    10-38- 0
  2009-2013          Jim Schwartz                     29-51- 0
  2014-present       Jim Caldwell
 
  Retired Numbers: (6)
 
   7 - Dutch Clark
  22 - Bobby Layne
  37 - Doak Walker
  56 - Joe Schmidt
  85 - Chuck Hughes
  88 - Charlie Sanders
  20 - Barry Sanders
 
  Lions in the Hall of Fame: (19)
 
  1963 - Dutch Clark
  1966 - Bill Dudley
  1967 - Bobby Layne
  1970 - Jack Christiansen, Hugh McElhenny
  1972 - Ollie Matson
  1973 - Joe Schmidt
  1974 - Dick "Night Train" Lane
  1979 - Yale Lary
  1986 - Frank Gatski, Doak Walker, Alex Wojciechowicz
  1987 - John Henry Johnson
  1992 - Lem Barney
  1996 - Lou Creekmur
  2004 - Barry Sanders
  2007 - Charlie Sanders
  2010 - Dick LeBeau
  2013 - Curley Culp
 
                             Yearly Records:
 
                              Reg. Season Conf.  Playoffs
  Year Location       W  L  T  Pct.  Pos. W  L  Pct.   Playoff Summary
  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
  1934 Detroit       10  3  0 .769 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1935 Detroit        7  3  2 .700 (1st)  1  0 1.000   Beat New York Giants,
                                                       NFL Champions
  1936 Detroit        8  4  0 .667 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1937 Detroit        7  4  0 .636 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1938 Detroit        7  4  0 .636 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1939 Detroit        6  5  0 .545 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1940 Detroit        5  5  1 .500 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1941 Detroit        4  6  1 .400 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1942 Detroit        0 11  0 .000 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1943 Detroit        3  6  1 .333 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1944 Detroit        6  3  1 .667 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1945 Detroit        7  3  0 .700 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1946 Detroit        1 10  0 .091 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1947 Detroit        3  9  0 .250 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1948 Detroit        2 10  0 .167 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1949 Detroit        4  8  0 .333 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1950 Detroit        6  6  0 .500 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1951 Detroit        7  4  1 .636 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1952 Detroit        9  3  0 .750 (1st)  2  0 1.000   Beat LA Rams, Cleveland
                                                       Browns
  1953 Detroit       10  2  0 .833 (1st)  1  0 1.000   Beat Cleveland Browns
  1954 Detroit        9  2  1 .818 (1st)  0  1  .000   Lost to Cleveland
                                                       Browns
  1955 Detroit        3  9  0 .250 (6th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1956 Detroit        9  3  0 .750 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1957 Detroit        8  4  0 .667 (1st)  2  0 1.000   Beat SF 49ers,
                                                       Cleveland Browns
  1958 Detroit        4  7  1 .364 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1959 Detroit        3  8  1 .273 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1960 Detroit        7  5  0 .583 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1961 Detroit        8  5  1 .615 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1962 Detroit       11  3  0 .786 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1963 Detroit        5  8  1 .385 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1964 Detroit        7  5  2 .583 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1965 Detroit        6  7  1 .462 (6th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1966 Detroit        4  9  1 .308 (6th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1967 Detroit        5  7  2 .417 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1968 Detroit        4  8  2 .333 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1969 Detroit        9  4  1 .692 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1970 Detroit       10  4  0 .714 (2nd)  0  1  .000   Lost to Dallas Cowboys
  1971 Detroit        7  6  1 .538 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1972 Detroit        8  5  1 .607 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1973 Detroit        6  7  1 .464 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1974 Detroit        7  7  0 .500 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1975 Detroit        7  7  0 .500 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1976 Detroit        6  8  0 .429 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1977 Detroit        6  8  0 .429 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1978 Detroit        7  9  0 .438 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1979 Detroit        2 14  0 .143 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1980 Detroit        9  7  0 .563 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1981 Detroit        8  8  0 .500 (2nd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1982 Detroit        4  5  0 .444 (4th)  0  1  .000   Lost to Washington
                                                       Redskins
  1983 Detroit        9  7  0 .563 (1st)  0  1  .000   Bye, Lost to SF 49ers
  1984 Detroit        4 11  1 .281 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1985 Detroit        7  9  0 .438 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1986 Detroit        5 11  0 .313 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1987 Detroit        4 11  0 .281 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1988 Detroit        4 12  0 .250 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1989 Detroit        7  9  0 .438 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1990 Detroit        6 10  0 .375 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1991 Detroit       12  4  0 .750 (1st)  1  1  .500   Beat Dallas Cowboys,
                                                       Lost to Washington
                                                       Redskins
  1992 Detroit        5 11  0 .313 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1993 Detroit       10  6  0 .625 (1st)  0  1  .000   Lost to Green Bay
  1994 Detroit        9  7  0 .563 (2nd)  0  1  .000   Lost to Green Bay
  1995 Detroit       10  6  0 .625 (2nd)  0  1  .000   Lost Philadelphia
  1996 Detroit        5 11  0 .313 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1997 Detroit        9  7  0 .563 (3-t)  0  1  .000   Lost to Tampa Bay
  1998 Detroit        5 11  0 .313 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  1999 Detroit        8  8  0 .500 (3rdt) 0  1  .000   Lost to Minnesota
  2000 Detroit        9  7  0 .562 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2001 Detroit        2 14  0 .125 (5th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2002 Detroit        3 13  0 .188 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2003 Detroit        5 11  0 .313 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2004 Detroit        6 10  0 .375 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2005 Detroit        5 11  0 .313 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2006 Detroit        3 13  0 .188 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2007 Detroit        7  9  0 .438 (3rdt)              Did Not Make Playoffs
  2008 Detroit        0 16  0 .000 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2009 Detroit        2 14  0 .125 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2010 Detroit        6 10  0 .375 (3rdt)              Did Not Make Playoffs
  2011 Detroit       10  6  0 .625 (2nd)  0  1  .000   Lost to New Orleans
  2012 Detroit        4 12  0 .250 (4th)               Did Not Make Playoffs
  2013 Detroit        7  9  0 .438 (3rd)               Did Not Make Playoffs
 
  Overall Regular Season Record:  489 - 604 - 25 (.449)
  Overall Post Season Record:       7 -  11      (.389)
 
 
 
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