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1989 Detroit Lions

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7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC Central Division  · 1989 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.5, Offense: -1.7, Defense: -1.8, SoS: -0.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 312 points (19.5/g), 19th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 364 points (22.8/g), 19th.
 Differential of -52 points (-3.2/g), 20th.  Expected W-L: 6.6-9.4.

Coach: Wayne Fontes (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mouse Davis
 Defensive Coordinator: Woody Widenhofer

Stadium: Pontiac Silverdome
 Training Camp: Oakland University (Rochester, Michigan)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 10 boxscore L 0-1 Phoenix Cardinals 13 16 13 258 99 159 1 19 329 264 65 1
2 Sun September 17 boxscore L 0-2 @ New York Giants 14 24 19 410 315 95 5 21 345 216 129 1
3 Sun September 24 boxscore L 0-3 Chicago Bears 27 47 20 305 107 198 5 23 542 323 219
4 Sun October 1 boxscore L 0-4 Pittsburgh Steelers 3 23 13 240 222 18 4 20 315 213 102
5 Sun October 8 boxscore L 0-5 @ Minnesota Vikings 17 24 20 237 84 153 4 14 229 138 91 3
6 Sun October 15 boxscore W 1-5 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17 16 20 376 237 139 4 14 191 103 88 1
7 Sun October 22 boxscore L 1-6 Minnesota Vikings 7 20 21 282 198 84 5 13 264 147 117 1
8 Sun October 29 boxscore L OT 1-7 @ Green Bay Packers 20 23 21 402 192 210 2 24 421 345 76 2
9 Sun November 5 boxscore L 1-8 @ Houston Oilers 31 35 19 351 257 94 2 30 455 345 110 4
10 Sun November 12 boxscore W 2-8 Green Bay Packers 31 22 8 128 54 74 2 30 432 328 104 4
11 Sun November 19 boxscore L 2-9 @ Cincinnati Bengals 7 42 10 278 156 122 5 27 546 447 99 3
12 Thu November 23 boxscore W 3-9 Cleveland Browns 13 10 15 271 125 146 1 14 359 289 70 2
13 Sun December 3 boxscore W 4-9 New Orleans Saints 21 14 17 401 316 85 2 11 169 99 70 2
14 Sun December 10 boxscore W 5-9 @ Chicago Bears 27 17 17 295 168 127 2 21 302 172 130 2
15 Sun December 17 boxscore W 6-9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 33 7 24 382 212 170 2 6 225 163 62 5
16 Sun December 24 boxscore W 7-9 @ Atlanta Falcons 31 24 17 376 197 179 2 27 413 324 89 1