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1996 Detroit Lions

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5-11-0, Finished 5th in NFC Central Division  · 1996 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -2.9, Offense: -0.4, Defense: -2.5, SoS: 1.2, avg is 0.0.

Scored 302 points (18.9/g), 21st of 30 in the NFL. Allowed 368 points (23.0/g), 22nd.
 Differential of -66 points (-4.1/g), 22nd.  Expected W-L: 6.2-9.8.

Coach: Wayne Fontes (5-11-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Tom Moore
 Defensive Coordinator: Jim Eddy

Stadium: Pontiac Silverdome
 Training Camp: Silverdome (Pontiac, 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 1 boxscore L 0-1 @ Minnesota Vikings 13 17 27 435 244 191 5 16 311 183 128
2 Sun September 8 boxscore W 1-1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21 6 12 234 114 120 1 13 274 200 74 4
3 Sun September 15 boxscore L 1-2 @ Philadelphia Eagles 17 24 17 233 173 60 1 25 446 271 175
4 Sun September 22 boxscore W 2-2 Chicago Bears 35 16 19 394 309 85 1 19 318 248 70 2
5 Sun September 29 boxscore W 3-2 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27 0 20 350 221 129 13 226 156 70 4
6 Sun October 6 boxscore W 4-2 Atlanta Falcons 28 24 23 357 262 95 1 19 281 165 116 1
7 Sun October 13 boxscore L 4-3 @ Oakland Raiders 21 37 23 396 333 63 2 20 419 295 124
8 Bye Week
9 Sun October 27 boxscore L 4-4 New York Giants 7 35 14 252 185 67 6 18 335 235 100 2
10 Sun November 3 boxscore L 4-5 @ Green Bay Packers 18 28 18 293 127 166 23 355 254 101 1
11 Mon November 11 boxscore L 4-6 @ San Diego Chargers 21 27 19 222 140 82 1 27 406 279 127
12 Sun November 17 boxscore W 5-6 Seattle Seahawks 17 16 17 285 141 144 1 24 378 194 184 1
13 Sun November 24 boxscore L 5-7 @ Chicago Bears 14 31 27 322 208 114 3 22 358 219 139 2
14 Thu November 28 boxscore L 5-8 Kansas City Chiefs 24 28 21 318 237 81 3 26 338 95 243 1
15 Sun December 8 boxscore L 5-9 Minnesota Vikings 22 24 23 380 235 145 21 289 173 116
16 Sun December 15 boxscore L 5-10 Green Bay Packers 3 31 19 265 186 79 1 20 336 225 111 1
17 Mon December 23 boxscore L 5-11 @ San Francisco 49ers 14 24 18 277 88 189 18 281 152 129