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2001 Detroit Lions

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2-14-0, Finished 5th in NFC Central Division  · 2001 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -7.2, Offense: -2.0, Defense: -5.2, SoS: 2.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 270 points (16.9/g), 26th of 31 in the NFL. Allowed 424 points (26.5/g), 30th.
 Differential of -154 points (-9.6/g), 29th.  Expected W-L: 4.1-11.9.

Coach: Marty Mornhinweg (2-14-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Maurice Carthon
 Defensive Coordinator: Vince Tobin

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Charlie Batch 27 3 9 198 for 341, 2,392 yards, 12 td, 12 int, & 12 rushes for 45 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 2nd / 60th pick / 1998
RB James Stewart 30 6 10 143 rushes for 685 yards, 1 td, & 23 catches for 242 yards and 1 td Jacksonville Jaguars / 1st / 19th pick / 1995
FB Cory Schlesinger 29 6 13 47 rushes for 154 yards, 3 td, & 60 catches for 466 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 6th / 192nd pick / 1995
WR Larry Foster 25 1 5 22 catches for 283 yards, 0 td, & 2 rushes for 6 yards and 0 td
WR Johnnie Morton 30 7 16 77 catches for 1,154 yards, 4 td, & 1 rush for 6 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 21st pick / 1994
TE David Sloan 29 6 15 37 catches for 409 yards, 7 td Detroit Lions / 3rd / 70th pick / 1995
LT Jeff Backus 24 Rook 16 Detroit Lions / 1st / 18th pick / 2001
LG Tony Semple 31 6 12 Detroit Lions / 5th / 154th pick / 1994
C Eric Beverly 27 3 16
RG Brendan Stai 29 6 16 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 91st pick / 1995
RT Matt Joyce 29 6 12 2 fumbles recovered
 Defensive Starters
LDE Robert Porcher* 32 9 16 11.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 26th pick / 1992
LDT Shaun Rogers 22 Rook 16 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 61st pick / 2001
RDT Luther Elliss 28 6 13 Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 1995
RDE Tracy Scroggins 32 9 16 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1992
LLB Allen Aldridge 29 7 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 51st pick / 1994
MLB Chris Claiborne 23 2 16 4.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 9th pick / 1999
RLB Barrett Green 24 1 10 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2000
LCB Todd Lyght 32 10 16 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 5th pick / 1991
RCB Terry Fair 25 3 12 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 1998
SS Lamar Campbell 25 3 12 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
FS Kurt Schulz 33 9 10 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Buffalo Bills / 7th / 195th pick / 1992
 Special Teams Starters
K Jason Hanson 31 9 0 21 of 30 field goals & 23 of 23 extra points Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
P John Jett 33 8 0 58 punts for a 43.3 average, 0 blocked
PR Desmond Howard 31 9 1 22 punt returns for a 9.1 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1992
KR Desmond Howard 31 9 1 57 kick returns for a 25.4 average and 0 td Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1992

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
55 Allen Aldridge 29 LLB 16 16 254 6-1 Houston 5/30/1972 7 5 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 51st pick / 1994
88 Scotty Anderson 22 wr 9 4 191 6-2 Grambling St. 11/24/1979 Rook 2 Detroit Lions / 5th / 148th pick / 2001
2 Leo Araguz 31 3 0 190 5-11 S.F. Austin 1/18/1970 5 1
76 Jeff Backus 24 LT 16 16 305 6-5 Michigan 9/21/1977 Rook 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 18th pick / 2001
35 Robert Bailey 33 9 0 176 5-9 Miami (FL) 9/3/1968 10 1 Los Angeles Rams / 4th / 107th pick / 1991
89 Bradford Banta 31 16 0 253 6-6 USC 12/14/1970 7 0 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 106th pick / 1994
10 Charlie Batch 27 QB 10 9 220 6-2 East. Michigan 12/5/1974 3 6 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 60th pick / 1998
42 Tommy Bennett 28 db 8 1 219 6-2 UCLA 2/19/1973 5 1
79 Eric Beverly 27 C 16 16 300 6-3 Miami (OH) 3/28/1974 3 7
65 Kerlin Blaise 27 6 0 315 6-5 Miami (FL) 12/25/1974 2 0
57 Stephen Boyd 29 lb 4 4 247 6-0 Boston Col. 8/22/1972 6 1 Detroit Lions / 5th / 141st pick / 1995
39 Lamar Campbell 25 FS 12 12 182 5-11 Wisconsin 8/29/1976 3 4
38 Marty Carter 32 db 4 1 209 6-1 Middle Tenn. St. 12/17/1969 10 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 8th / 207th pick / 1991
31 Aveion Cason 22 5 0 204 5-10 Illinois St. 7/12/1979 Rook 0
50 Chris Claiborne 23 MLB 16 16 259 6-3 USC 7/26/1978 2 6 Detroit Lions / 1st / 9th pick / 1999
82 Germane Crowell 25 wr 5 4 213 6-3 Virginia 9/13/1976 3 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 1998
14 Ty Detmer 34 qb 4 4 189 6-0 BYU 10/30/1967 8 -2 Green Bay Packers / 9th / 230th pick / 1992
95 Jared DeVries 25 11 0 272 6-4 Iowa 6/11/1976 2 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 70th pick / 1999
21 Reuben Droughns 23 rb 9 3 207 5-11 Oregon 8/21/1978 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 81st pick / 2000
94 Luther Elliss 28 RDT 14 13 318 6-5 Utah 3/22/1973 6 4 Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 1995
83 Bert Emanuel 31 wr 6 4 180 5-10 UCLA,Rice 10/26/1970 7 2 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 45th pick / 1994
23 Terry Fair 25 RCB 12 12 185 5-9 Tennessee 7/20/1976 3 4 Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 1998
81 Larry Foster 25 WR 13 5 195 5-10 LSU 11/7/1976 1 2
71 Aaron Gibson 24 rt 6 5 375 6-6 Wisconsin 9/27/1977 1 2 Detroit Lions / 1st / 27th pick / 1999
54 Barrett Green 24 RLB 14 10 226 6-0 West Virginia 10/29/1977 1 4 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2000
96 James Hall 24 15 0 280 6-2 Michigan 2/4/1977 1 2
4 Jason Hanson 31 K 16 0 182 5-11 Washington St. 6/17/1970 9 4 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
77 Anthony Herron 22 1 0 280 6-3 Iowa 9/24/1979 Rook 0
80 Desmond Howard 31 KR 14 1 185 5-10 Michigan 5/15/1970 9 1 Washington Redskins / 1st / 4th pick / 1992
40 Chidi Iwuoma 23 db 13 1 184 5-8 California 2/19/1978 Rook 1
19 John Jett 33 P 13 0 197 6-0 East Carolina 11/11/1968 8 2
75 Matt Joyce 29 RT 16 12 300 6-7 Richmond 3/30/1972 6 5
67 Travis Kirschke 27 dt 16 2 298 6-3 UCLA 9/6/1974 4 1
52 Scott Kowalkowski 33 15 0 220 6-2 Notre Dame 8/23/1968 10 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 8th / 216th pick / 1991
58 Clint Kriewaldt 25 lb 14 1 242 6-1 Wisc-Stevens Point 3/16/1976 2 1 Detroit Lions / 6th / 177th pick / 1999
24 Todd Lyght 32 LCB 16 16 190 6-0 Notre Dame 2/9/1969 10 6 Los Angeles Rams / 1st / 5th pick / 1991
73 Stockar McDougle 24 t 9 3 335 6-6 Oklahoma 1/11/1977 1 2 Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 2000
47 Ray McElroy 29 4 0 196 5-11 East. Illinois 7/31/1972 6 0 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 114th pick / 1995
8 Mike McMahon 22 qb 8 3 215 6-2 Rutgers 2/8/1979 Rook 2 Detroit Lions / 5th / 149th pick / 2001
83 Pete Mitchell 30 te 5 1 243 6-2 Boston Col. 10/9/1971 6 0 Miami Dolphins / 4th / 122nd pick / 1995
84 Herman Moore 32 wr 3 1 210 6-4 Virginia 10/20/1969 10 1 Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 1991
87 Johnnie Morton 30 WR 16 16 190 6-0 USC 10/7/1971 7 8 Detroit Lions / 1st / 21st pick / 1994
26 Brock Olivo 25 16 0 226 6-0 Missouri 6/24/1976 3 0
91 Robert Porcher* 32 LDE 16 16 266 6-3 South Carolina St. 7/30/1969 9 8 Detroit Lions / 1st / 26th pick / 1992
93 Kelvin Pritchett 32 dt 16 1 322 6-3 Mississippi 10/24/1969 10 1 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 20th pick / 1991
51 Dominic Raiola 23 16 0 295 6-1 Nebraska 12/30/1978 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
28 Ron Rice 29 SS 8 8 216 6-1 East. Michigan 11/9/1972 5 3
92 Shaun Rogers 22 LDT 16 16 340 6-4 Texas 3/12/1979 Rook 6 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 61st pick / 2001
59 Khari Samuel 25 9 0 240 6-3 Massachusetts 10/14/1976 2 0 Chicago Bears / 5th / 144th pick / 1999
30 Cory Schlesinger 29 FB 16 13 247 6-0 Nebraska 6/23/1972 6 4 Detroit Lions / 6th / 192nd pick / 1995
45 Kurt Schulz 33 FS 11 10 208 6-1 East. Washington 12/12/1968 9 3 Buffalo Bills / 7th / 195th pick / 1992
97 Tracy Scroggins 32 RDE 16 16 273 6-3 Tulsa 9/11/1969 9 5 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 53rd pick / 1992
62 Tony Semple 31 LG 15 12 286 6-5 Memphis 12/20/1970 6 5 Detroit Lions / 5th / 154th pick / 1994
86 David Sloan 29 TE 15 15 260 6-6 New Mexico 6/8/1972 6 3 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 70th pick / 1995
90 Alonzo Spellman 30 5 0 287 6-4 Ohio St. 9/27/1971 9 0 Chicago Bears / 1st / 22nd pick / 1992
66 Brendan Stai 29 RG 16 16 312 6-4 Nebraska 3/30/1972 6 7 Pittsburgh Steelers / 3rd / 91st pick / 1995
34 James Stewart 30 RB 11 10 224 6-1 Tennessee 12/27/1971 6 6 Jacksonville Jaguars / 1st / 19th pick / 1995
36 Stephen Trejo 24 14 0 254 6-2 Arizona St. 11/20/1977 Rook 0
46 John Waerig 25 1 0 264 6-2 Wisconsin,Maryland 4/8/1976 Rook 0
25 Lamont Warren 28 rb 16 3 202 5-11 Colorado 1/4/1973 7 4 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 164th pick / 1994
32 Bryant Westbrook 27 db 10 3 199 6-0 Texas 12/19/1974 4 1 Detroit Lions / 1st / 5th pick / 1997
99 Brian Williams 29 lb 2 1 240 6-1 USC 12/17/1972 6 1 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 73rd pick / 1995
27 Jimmy Wyrick 25 16 0 176 5-9 Minnesota 12/31/1976 1 1
Team Total 27.6 16 240.8 6-1.5 4.6