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2000 Detroit Lions

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9-7-0, Finished 4th in NFC Central Division  · 2000 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.4, Offense: -0.1, Defense: 1.5, SoS: 1.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 307 points (19.2/g), 22nd of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 307 points (19.2/g), 11th.
 Differential of 0 points (0.0/g), 18th.  Expected W-L: 8.0-8.0.

Coach: Gary Moeller (4-3-0) and Bobby Ross (5-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Sylvester Croom
 Defensive Coordinator: Larry Peccatiello
 Other Notable Asst.: Jim Zorn (Quarterbacks)

Stadium: Pontiac Silverdome
 Training Camp: Saginaw Valley State (Saginaw, Michigan)

Team Info

Principal Owner/Chairman William Clay Ford Sr.
General Manager Chuck Schmidt
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Player PF Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD #Dr Sc% TO% Start Time Plays Yds Pts
Team Offense 307 4422 1004 4.4 31 12 20 264 277 503 2675 14 19 4.8 143 448 1747 15 3.9 101 204 26.5 14.2 Own 35.9 2:22 5.07 21.6 1.38
Team Defense 307 5033 993 5.1 42 17 24 279 311 544 3210 16 25 5.6 159 421 1823 14 4.3 96 202 27.7 14.4 Own 30.3 2:22 5.1 24.8 1.43
Lg Rank Offense 22 27 20 14 24 21 25 25 20 29 14 20 9 21 25 16 30 26 28 29 25
Lg Rank Defense 11 14 3 5 9 19 15 8 3 13 12 18 20 22 20 5 24 6 5 13 10

Team Games & Schedule

W# Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun September 3 boxscore W 1-0 @ New Orleans Saints 14 10 10 187 89 98 2 13 252 146 106 3 -28.33 22.42 10.70
2 Sun September 10 boxscore W 2-0 Washington Redskins 15 10 15 244 182 62 2 20 333 229 104 4 -6.66 8.26 2.65
3 Sun September 17 boxscore L 2-1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 31 13 243 226 17 3 22 331 211 120 -12.52 -13.23 3.04
4 Sun September 24 boxscore W 3-1 @ Chicago Bears 21 14 15 274 194 80 1 16 401 254 147 5 -8.30 15.69 0.80
5 Sun October 1 boxscore L 3-2 Minnesota Vikings 24 31 27 355 226 129 1 19 439 261 178 1.88 -15.86 7.33
6 Sun October 8 boxscore W 4-2 Green Bay Packers 31 24 11 253 179 74 1 19 339 270 69 5 -6.48 13.71 3.20
7 Bye Week
8 Thu October 19 boxscore W 5-2 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28 14 21 277 107 170 12 258 149 109 4 -0.82 20.72 -5.51
9 Sun October 29 boxscore L 5-3 @ Indianapolis Colts 18 30 18 328 174 154 4 24 420 281 139 5 -14.01 -1.17 5.99
10 Sun November 5 boxscore L 5-4 Miami Dolphins 8 23 14 253 154 99 3 15 293 104 189 -6.57 -1.92 -7.95
11 Sun November 12 boxscore W 6-4 Atlanta Falcons 13 10 12 222 115 107 1 17 218 104 114 2 -17.78 17.61 2.26
12 Sun November 19 boxscore W 7-4 @ New York Giants 31 21 22 314 219 95 2 25 373 320 53 4 3.12 0.54 5.17
13 Thu November 23 boxscore W 8-4 New England Patriots 34 9 17 299 189 110 1 15 215 149 66 2 10.20 17.03 0.86
14 Thu November 30 boxscore L 8-5 @ Minnesota Vikings 17 24 20 352 213 139 2 19 305 160 145 2 0.15 -5.08 -1.45
15 Sun December 10 boxscore L 8-6 @ Green Bay Packers 13 26 15 293 190 103 5 16 330 202 128 2 -21.66 6.85 -0.39
16 Sun December 17 boxscore W 9-6 @ New York Jets 10 7 16 288 78 210 1 12 240 189 51 2 -14.67 16.10 4.95
17 Sun December 24 boxscore L 9-7 Chicago Bears 20 23 18 240 140 100 2 15 286 181 105 2 -12.72 1.88 10.72

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk SkYds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
10 Charlie Batch 26 QB 15 15 8-7-0 221 412 53.6% 2489 13 3.2 15 3.6 59 6.0 5.0 11.3 165.9 67.3 41 242 4.96 4.04 9.1 3 5
15 Stoney Case 28 qb 5 1 1-0-0 56 91 61.5% 503 1 1.1 4 4.4 40 5.5 3.8 9.0 100.6 61.7 12 75 4.16 2.60 11.7
Team Total 27.6 16 9-7-0 277 503 55.1% 2992 14 2.8 19 3.8 59 5.9 4.8 10.8 187.0 66.3 53 317 4.81 3.78 9.5 3 5
Opp Total 16 311 544 57.2% 3372 16 2.9 25 4.6 6.2 4.72 10.8 210.8 66.2 28 162 5.6 4.2 4.9

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Player Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
34 James Stewart 29 RB 16 16 339 1184 10 38 3.5 74.0 21.2 48 32 287 9.0 1 32 2.0 17.9 1471 11 4
10 Charlie Batch 26 QB 15 15 44 199 2 19 4.5 13.3 2.9 199 2 6
31 Mario Bates 27 13 0 31 127 2 23 4.1 9.8 2.4 21 15 109 7.3 0 17 1.2 8.4 236 2 0
15 Stoney Case 28 qb 5 1 16 117 1 27 7.3 23.4 3.2 117 1 1
33 Sedrick Irvin 22 6 0 9 49 0 32 5.4 8.2 1.5 12 8 90 11.3 0 18 1.3 15.0 139 0 1
87 Johnnie Morton 29 WR 16 16 4 25 0 27 6.3 1.6 0.3 116 61 788 12.9 3 42 3.8 49.3 813 3 1
17 Larry Foster 24 10 0 2 31 0 16 15.5 3.1 0.2 27 17 175 10.3 1 40 1.7 17.5 206 1 2
82 Germane Crowell 24 wr 9 7 1 12 0 12 12.0 1.3 0.1 73 34 430 12.6 3 50 3.8 47.8 442 3 0
30 Cory Schlesinger 28 FB 16 8 1 3 0 3 3.0 0.2 0.1 18 12 73 6.1 0 13 0.8 4.6 76 0 0
19 John Jett 32 P 16 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0 1
84 Herman Moore 31 WR 15 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 80 40 434 10.9 3 30 2.7 28.9 434 3 0
86 David Sloan 28 TE 15 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 60 32 379 11.8 2 59 2.1 25.3 379 2 0
89 Walter Rasby 28 te 16 8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 10 78 7.8 1 17 0.6 4.9 78 1 0
83 Brian Stablein 30 wr 14 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 8 53 6.6 0 11 0.6 3.8 53 0 1
26 Brock Olivo 24 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 3 50 16.7 0 19 0.2 3.8 50 0 0
81 Alfred Pupunu 31 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 3 32 10.7 0 17 0.3 3.6 32 0 0
80 Desmond Howard* 30 KR/PR 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 2 14 7.0 0 10 0.1 0.9 14 0 2
Team Total 27.6 16 448 1747 15 38 3.9 109.2 28.0 493 277 2992 10.8 14 59 17.3 187.0 4739 29 21
Opp Total 16 421 1823 14 4.3 113.9 26.3 311 3210 10.3 16 19.4 200.6 5033 30 36

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Player Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
80 Desmond Howard* 30 KR/PR 15 0 31 457 1 95 14.7 57 1401 0 70 24.6 1872
23 Terry Fair 24 RCB 15 15 2 15 0 11 7.5 6 149 0 31 24.8 164
26 Brock Olivo 24 13 0 3 25 0 13 8.3 75
30 Cory Schlesinger 28 FB 16 8 2 25 0 14 12.5 101
79 Eric Beverly 26 c 16 7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Team Total 27.6 16 33 472 1 95 14.3 69 1600 0 70 23.2 6811
Opp Total 16 53 498 0 9.4 59 1327 0 22.5

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring Punting
No. Player Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
19 John Jett 32 P 16 0 93 4044 59 2 43.5
4 Jason Hanson 30 K 16 0 2 2 7 6 12 10 7 4 2 2 30 24 80.0%% 29 29 100.0%%
Team Total 27.6 16 2 2 7 6 12 10 7 4 2 2 30 24 80.0%% 29 29 100.0%% 93 4044 59 2 43.5
Opp Total 16 31 26 83.9%% 31 31 100.0%% 84 3503 41.7

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Player Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
57 Stephen Boyd* 28 MLB 15 15 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 76 63
50 Chris Claiborne 22 RLB 16 14 0.5 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 65 39
28 Ron Rice 28 SS 14 14 1 7 0 7 0 0 0 1 6 0 39 28
23 Terry Fair 24 RCB 15 15 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 46 11
55 Allen Aldridge 28 LLB 16 14 2.0 1 4 0 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 41 18
45 Kurt Schulz 32 FS 11 11 7 53 0 19 0 1 0 0 0 0 36 18
32 Bryant Westbrook 26 LCB 13 13 6 126 1 101 0 36 13
98 James Jones 31 LDT 16 16 3.0 2 0 1 0 0 34 11
97 Tracy Scroggins 31 RDE 16 15 6.5 1 0 0 0 0 28 16
91 Robert Porcher 31 LDE 16 16 8.0 2 0 1 0 0 30 6
94 Luther Elliss* 27 RDT 16 16 3.0 0 0 2 3 0 23 16
35 Jimmy Wyrick 24 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 31 5
39 Lamar Campbell 24 db 16 2 1 42 1 42 0 23 15
38 Marquis Walker 28 db 12 2 1 12 0 12 0 1 1 2 0 0 25 2
44 Corwin Brown 30 db 14 3 0.5 2 12 0 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 21 10
52 Scott Kowalkowski 32 lb 16 2 2 0 1 2 0 20 8
95 Jared DeVries 24 de 15 0 1 0 1 0 0 15 7
29 Kywin Supernaw 25 db 13 2 14 10
41 Darnell Walker 30 db 11 1 1 5 0 5 0 16 1
93 Kelvin Pritchett 31 15 0 2.5 1 78 0 78 0 8 8
67 Travis Kirschke 26 13 0 0.5 0 0 1 0 0 4 8
58 Clint Kriewaldt 24 lb 13 1 0 0 1 0 0 7 1
59 Kevin O'Neill 25 11 0 4 3
10 Charlie Batch 26 QB 15 15 0 6 1 -5 0
27 J.B. Brown 33 3 0 3 1
34 James Stewart 29 RB 16 16 0 4 1 0 0
17 Larry Foster 24 10 0 0 2 1 0 0
63 James Hall 23 5 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
80 Desmond Howard* 30 KR/PR 15 0 0 2 1 0 0
19 John Jett 32 P 16 0 0 1 1 -10 0
15 Stoney Case 28 qb 5 1 0 1 0 0 0
54 Barrett Green 23 9 0 0 0 1 0 0
64 Jeff Hartings 28 RG 16 16 0 0 1 0 1
33 Sedrick Irvin 22 6 0 0 1 0 0 0
25 Jeremy Lincoln 31 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
87 Johnnie Morton 29 WR 16 16 0 1 0 0 0
89 Walter Rasby 28 te 16 8 0 0 1 0 0
83 Brian Stablein 30 wr 14 4 0 1 0 0 0
Team Total 27.6 16 28.0 25 340 2 101 0 19 21 23 -2 1 646 318
Opp Total 16 53 36 19 2

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
4 Jason Hanson 30 K 16 0 29 24 101
34 James Stewart 29 RB 16 16 10 1 11 3 72
87 Johnnie Morton 29 WR 16 16 3 3 1 20
82 Germane Crowell 24 wr 9 7 3 3 18
84 Herman Moore 31 WR 15 11 3 3 18
10 Charlie Batch 26 QB 15 15 2 2 12
31 Mario Bates 27 13 0 2 2 12
86 David Sloan 28 TE 15 10 2 2 12
39 Lamar Campbell 24 db 16 2 1 1 6
15 Stoney Case 28 qb 5 1 1 1 6
17 Larry Foster 24 10 0 1 1 6
64 Jeff Hartings 28 RG 16 16 1 1 6
80 Desmond Howard* 30 KR/PR 15 0 1 1 6
89 Walter Rasby 28 te 16 8 1 1 6
32 Bryant Westbrook 26 LCB 13 13 1 1 6
Team Total 27.6 16 15 14 1 1 2 33 4 29 24 307
Opp Total 16 14 16 2 1 31 26 2 307

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2000-09-03 @ NOR W, 14-10 3 95 punt Desmond Howard 95 yard punt return (two point pass successful)
2 2000-09-17 TAM L, 10-31 2 50 pass Germane Crowell 50 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
3 2000-09-24 @ CHI W, 21-14 1 13 pass Johnnie Morton 13 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
4 2000-09-24 @ CHI W, 21-14 2 36 pass Germane Crowell 36 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
5 2000-09-24 @ CHI W, 21-14 4 1 rush James Stewart 1 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)
6 2000-10-01 MIN L, 24-31 1 9 pass Germane Crowell 9 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
7 2000-10-01 MIN L, 24-31 4 5 rush Charlie Batch 5 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)
8 2000-10-01 MIN L, 24-31 4 1 rush Mario Bates 1 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)
9 2000-10-08 GNB W, 31-24 1 42 pass Johnnie Morton 42 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
10 2000-10-08 GNB W, 31-24 2 13 pass James Stewart 13 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
11 2000-10-08 GNB W, 31-24 2 42 interception Lamar Campbell 42 yard interception return (Jason Hanson kick)
12 2000-10-08 GNB W, 31-24 3 30 pass Herman Moore 30 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
13 2000-10-19 @ TAM W, 28-14 2 4 rush James Stewart 4 yard rush (two point run successful)
14 2000-10-19 @ TAM W, 28-14 4 4 rush James Stewart 4 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)
15 2000-10-19 @ TAM W, 28-14 4 1 rush James Stewart 1 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)
16 2000-10-29 @ IND L, 18-30 3 9 rush Mario Bates 9 yard rush (James Stewart run)
17 2000-10-29 @ IND L, 18-30 4 5 pass Herman Moore 5 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
18 2000-11-05 MIA L, 8-23 4 3 rush James Stewart 3 yard rush (Johnnie Morton pass from Stoney Case)
19 2000-11-12 ATL W, 13-10 1 1 rush James Stewart 1 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)
20 2000-11-19 @ NYG W, 31-21 2 5 pass Walter Rasby 5 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
21 2000-11-19 @ NYG W, 31-21 2 1 rush James Stewart 1 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)
22 2000-11-19 @ NYG W, 31-21 2 7 pass Herman Moore 7 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
23 2000-11-19 @ NYG W, 31-21 3 32 pass Johnnie Morton 32 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
24 2000-11-23 NWE W, 34-9 3 1 pass David Sloan 1 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
25 2000-11-23 NWE W, 34-9 4 1 rush James Stewart 1 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)
26 2000-11-23 NWE W, 34-9 4 10 rush Charlie Batch 10 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)
27 2000-11-23 NWE W, 34-9 4 101 interception Bryant Westbrook 101 yard interception return (Jason Hanson kick)
28 2000-11-30 @ MIN L, 17-24 4 3 rush James Stewart 3 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)
29 2000-11-30 @ MIN L, 17-24 4 40 pass Larry Foster 40 yard pass from Stoney Case (Jason Hanson kick)
30 2000-12-10 @ GNB L, 13-26 4 1 rush James Stewart 1 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)
31 2000-12-17 @ NYJ W, 10-7 4 0 fumble Jeff Hartings 0 yard fumble return (Jason Hanson kick)
32 2000-12-24 CHI L, 20-23 1 9 pass David Sloan 9 yard pass from Charlie Batch (Jason Hanson kick)
33 2000-12-24 CHI L, 20-23 4 13 rush Stoney Case 13 yard rush (Jason Hanson kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2000-09-03 @ NOR L, 10-14 1 37 interception Sammy Knight 37 yard interception return (Doug Brien kick)
2 2000-09-10 WAS L, 10-15 2 5 pass Stephen Alexander 5 yard pass from Brad Johnson (Brett Conway kick)
3 2000-09-17 TAM W, 31-10 1 6 rush Shaun King 6 yard rush (Martin Gramatica kick)
4 2000-09-17 TAM W, 31-10 1 4 rush Mike Alstott 4 yard rush (Martin Gramatica kick)
5 2000-09-17 TAM W, 31-10 2 2 pass Randall McDaniel 2 yard pass from Shaun King (Martin Gramatica kick)
6 2000-09-17 TAM W, 31-10 4 1 rush Warrick Dunn 1 yard rush (Martin Gramatica kick)
7 2000-09-24 @ CHI L, 14-21 3 55 pass Marcus Robinson 55 yard pass from Cade McNown (Paul Edinger kick)
8 2000-09-24 @ CHI L, 14-21 3 14 rush Cade McNown 14 yard rush (Paul Edinger kick)
9 2000-10-01 MIN W, 31-24 1 61 pass Randy Moss 61 yard pass from Daunte Culpepper (Gary Anderson kick)
10 2000-10-01 MIN W, 31-24 3 17 pass Randy Moss 17 yard pass from Daunte Culpepper (Gary Anderson kick)
11 2000-10-01 MIN W, 31-24 4 50 pass Randy Moss 50 yard pass from Daunte Culpepper (Gary Anderson kick)
12 2000-10-01 MIN W, 31-24 4 65 rush Robert Smith 65 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
13 2000-10-08 GNB L, 24-31 3 5 pass Antonio Freeman 5 yard pass from Brett Favre (Donald Driver pass from Brett Favre)
14 2000-10-08 GNB L, 24-31 4 7 pass William Henderson 7 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)
15 2000-10-29 @ IND W, 30-18 1 31 pass Marcus Pollard 31 yard pass from Peyton Manning (Mike Vanderjagt kick)
16 2000-10-29 @ IND W, 30-18 2 3 pass Marvin Harrison 3 yard pass from Peyton Manning (Mike Vanderjagt kick)
17 2000-10-29 @ IND W, 30-18 2 12 pass Ken Dilger 12 yard pass from Peyton Manning (Mike Vanderjagt kick)
18 2000-10-29 @ IND W, 30-18 4 24 rush Edgerrin James 24 yard rush (Mike Vanderjagt kick)
19 2000-11-05 MIA W, 23-8 1 46 rush Lamar Smith 46 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
20 2000-11-05 MIA W, 23-8 1 8 rush Lamar Smith 8 yard rush (Olindo Mare kick)
21 2000-11-12 ATL L, 10-13 2 14 rush Jamal Anderson 14 yard rush (Morten Andersen kick)
22 2000-11-19 @ NYG L, 21-31 3 4 rush Kerry Collins 4 yard rush (Brad Daluiso kick)
23 2000-11-19 @ NYG L, 21-31 3 2 pass Dan Campbell 2 yard pass from Kerry Collins (Brad Daluiso kick)
24 2000-11-19 @ NYG L, 21-31 4 13 pass Joe Jurevicius 13 yard pass from Kerry Collins (Brad Daluiso kick)
25 2000-11-30 @ MIN W, 24-17 1 1 rush Robert Smith 1 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
26 2000-11-30 @ MIN W, 24-17 2 4 pass Cris Carter 4 yard pass from Daunte Culpepper (Gary Anderson kick)
27 2000-11-30 @ MIN W, 24-17 4 43 rush Robert Smith 43 yard rush (Gary Anderson kick)
28 2000-12-10 @ GNB W, 26-13 4 3 pass Ahman Green 3 yard pass from Brett Favre (Ryan Longwell kick)
29 2000-12-10 @ GNB W, 26-13 4 39 rush Ahman Green 39 yard rush (Ryan Longwell kick)
30 2000-12-17 @ NYJ L, 7-10 1 1 rush Curtis Martin 1 yard rush (John Hall kick)
31 2000-12-24 CHI W, 23-20 3 27 pass Marty Booker 27 yard pass from Cade McNown (Paul Edinger kick)
32 2000-12-24 CHI W, 23-20 4 61 interception R.W. McQuarters 61 yard interception return (Paul Edinger kick)