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2005 Detroit Lions

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5-11-0, Finished 3rd in NFC North Division  · 2005 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.7, Offense: -4.3, Defense: -2.4, SoS: -1.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 254 points (15.9/g), 28th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 345 points (21.6/g), 21st.
 Differential of -91 points (-5.7/g), 25th.  Expected W-L: 5.2-10.8.

Coach: Dick Jauron (1-4-0) and Steve Mariucci (4-7-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Greg Olson and Ted Tollner
 Defensive Coordinator: Dick Jauron
 Other Notable Asst.: Adam Gase (Offensive Assistant)

Stadium: Ford Field
 Training Camp: Detroit Lions Training Facility (Allen Park, Michigan)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Joey Harrington 27 3 11 188 for 330, 2,021 yards, 12 td, 12 int, & 24 rushes for 80 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 2002
RB Kevin Jones 23 1 13 186 rushes for 664 yards, 5 td, & 20 catches for 109 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 30th pick / 2004
FB Cory Schlesinger 33 10 8 1 rush for 1 yards, 0 td, & 8 catches for 31 yards and 1 td Detroit Lions / 6th / 192nd pick / 1995
WR Scottie Vines 26 1 11 40 catches for 417 yards, 0 td, & 1 rush for 7 yards and 0 td
WR Roy Williams 24 1 12 45 catches for 687 yards, 8 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 7th pick / 2004
TE Marcus Pollard 33 10 16 46 catches for 516 yards, 3 td
LT Jeff Backus 28 4 16 Detroit Lions / 1st / 18th pick / 2001
LG Kyle Kosier 27 3 11 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 248th pick / 2002
C Dominic Raiola 27 4 16 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
RG Damien Woody 28 6 16 New England Patriots / 1st / 17th pick / 1999
RT Kelly Butler 23 Rook 16 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 6th / 172nd pick / 2004
 Defensive Starters
LDE Cory Redding 25 2 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 66th pick / 2003
LDT Shaun Rogers* 26 4 14 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 61st pick / 2001
RDT Dan Wilkinson 32 11 16 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 1st pick / 1994
RDE James Hall 28 5 14 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered
LLB Boss Bailey 26 2 11 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 2003
MLB Earl Holmes 32 9 10 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 126th pick / 1996
RLB James Davis 26 2 14 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 5th / 144th pick / 2003
LCB Andre' Goodman 27 3 8 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 68th pick / 2002
RCB Dre' Bly 28 6 11 0.0 sacks, 6 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Rams / 2nd / 41st pick / 1999
SS Kenoy Kennedy 28 5 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 45th pick / 2000
FS Terrence Holt 25 2 10 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 5th / 137th pick / 2003
 Special Teams Starters
K Jason Hanson 35 13 0 19 of 24 field goals & 27 of 27 extra points Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
P Nick Harris 27 4 0 84 punts for a 43.5 average, 0 blocked Denver Broncos / 4th / 120th pick / 2001
PR Eddie Drummond 25 3 0 26 punt returns for a 6.0 average and 0 td
KR Eddie Drummond 25 3 0 49 kick returns for a 22.0 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
76 Jeff Backus 28 LT 16 16 305 6-5 Michigan 9/21/1977 4 6 Detroit Lions / 1st / 18th pick / 2001
97 Boss Bailey 26 LLB 11 11 233 6-3 Georgia 10/14/1979 2 5 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 2003
94 Marcus Bell 26 15 0 339 6-2 Memphis 6/1/1979 4 1 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 123rd pick / 2001
32 Dre' Bly 28 RCB 12 11 185 5-9 North Carolina 5/22/1977 6 6 St. Louis Rams / 2nd / 41st pick / 1999
25 Fernando Bryant 28 db 2 2 174 5-10 Alabama 3/26/1977 6 1 Jacksonville Jaguars / 1st / 26th pick / 1999
24 Shawn Bryson 29 rb 16 2 228 6-1 Tennessee 11/30/1976 5 4 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 86th pick / 1999
79 Kelly Butler 23 RT 16 16 290 6-6 Purdue 7/24/1982 Rook 6 Detroit Lions / 6th / 172nd pick / 2004
75 Shaun Cody 22 dt 16 2 292 6-4 USC 1/22/1983 Rook 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 2005
55 Donte Curry 27 lb 13 2 233 6-1 Morris Brown 7/22/1978 4 2
52 James Davis 26 RLB 16 14 240 6-1 West Virginia 4/26/1979 2 6 Detroit Lions / 5th / 144th pick / 2003
64 Rick DeMulling 28 lg 14 5 304 6-4 Idaho 7/21/1977 4 3 Indianapolis Colts / 7th / 220th pick / 2001
95 Jared DeVries 29 16 0 272 6-4 Iowa 6/11/1976 6 2 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 70th pick / 1999
18 Eddie Drummond 25 KR 12 0 185 5-9 Penn St. 4/12/1980 3 0
98 Kalimba Edwards 26 de 16 2 264 6-5 South Carolina 12/26/1979 3 4 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 35th pick / 2002
16 Troy Edwards 28 3 0 191 5-10 Louisiana Tech 4/7/1977 6 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 13th pick / 1999
82 Casey Fitzsimmons 25 te 14 2 258 6-4 Carroll (MT) 10/10/1980 2 0
36 Vernon Fox 26 14 0 200 5-9 Fresno St. 10/9/1979 3 1
5 Jeff Garcia 35 qb 6 5 195 6-1 San Jose St. 2/24/1970 6 0
35 Andre' Goodman 27 LCB 15 8 185 5-10 South Carolina 8/11/1978 3 4 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 68th pick / 2002
48 Matt Grootegoed 23 3 0 215 5-11 USC 5/6/1982 Rook 0
63 Brock Gutierrez 32 16 0 304 6-3 Central Michigan 9/25/1973 8 1
96 James Hall 28 RDE 14 14 280 6-2 Michigan 2/4/1977 5 7
19 Remy Hamilton 31 1 0 189 5-11 Michigan 8/30/1974 Rook 0
4 Jason Hanson 35 K 15 0 182 5-11 Washington St. 6/17/1970 13 3 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
3 Joey Harrington 27 QB 12 11 220 6-4 Oregon 10/21/1978 3 5 Detroit Lions / 1st / 3rd pick / 2002
2 Nick Harris 27 P 16 0 218 6-2 California 7/23/1978 4 3 Denver Broncos / 4th / 120th pick / 2001
50 Earl Holmes 32 MLB 11 10 242 6-2 Florida A&M 4/28/1973 9 5 Pittsburgh Steelers / 4th / 126th pick / 1996
42 Terrence Holt 25 FS 10 10 208 6-2 North Carolina St. 3/5/1980 2 4 Detroit Lions / 5th / 137th pick / 2003
85 Kevin Johnson 29 wr 6 2 195 5-11 Syracuse 7/15/1976 6 1 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 32nd pick / 1999
34 Kevin Jones 23 RB 13 13 228 6-0 Virginia Tech 8/21/1982 1 5 Detroit Lions / 1st / 30th pick / 2004
26 Kenoy Kennedy 28 SS 16 16 215 6-1 Arkansas 11/15/1977 5 7 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 45th pick / 2000
69 Kyle Kosier 27 LG 16 11 305 6-5 Arizona St. 1/27/1978 3 5 San Francisco 49ers / 7th / 248th pick / 2002
54 Teddy Lehman 24 5 0 243 6-2 Oklahoma 11/18/1981 1 1 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 2004
59 Alex Lewis 24 lb 1 1 237 6-0 Wisconsin 6/11/1981 1 0 Detroit Lions / 5th / 140th pick / 2004
53 Joe Maese 27 3 0 241 6-0 New Mexico 12/2/1978 4 0 Baltimore Ravens / 6th / 194th pick / 2001
12 Glenn Martinez 24 5 0 183 6-1 Saginaw Valley St. 11/30/1981 Rook 0
40 Jon McGraw 26 db 8 2 206 6-3 Kansas St. 4/2/1979 3 1 New York Jets / 2nd / 57th pick / 2002
49 Sean McHugh 23 3 0 265 6-5 Penn St. 5/27/1982 1 0 Tennessee Titans / 7th / 241st pick / 2004
31 R.W. McQuarters 29 LCB 16 11 198 5-10 Oklahoma St. 12/21/1976 7 5 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 28th pick / 1998
67 Don Muhlbach 24 13 0 262 6-5 Texas A&M 8/17/1981 1 1
9 Dan Orlovsky 22 2 0 230 6-5 Connecticut 8/18/1983 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 5th / 145th pick / 2005
21 Artose Pinner 27 rb 16 2 232 5-10 Kentucky 1/5/1978 2 4 Detroit Lions / 4th / 99th pick / 2003
81 Marcus Pollard 33 TE 16 16 247 6-3 Bradley 2/8/1972 10 4
58 Wali Rainer 28 llb 16 5 240 6-2 Virginia 4/19/1977 6 3 Cleveland Browns / 4th / 124th pick / 1999
51 Dominic Raiola 27 C 16 16 295 6-1 Nebraska 12/30/1978 4 6 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
78 Cory Redding 25 LDE 16 16 285 6-4 Texas 11/15/1980 2 7 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 66th pick / 2003
80 Charles Rogers 24 wr 9 3 202 6-3 Michigan St. 5/23/1981 2 2 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2003
92 Shaun Rogers* 26 LDT 14 14 340 6-4 Texas 3/12/1979 4 9 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 61st pick / 2001
30 Cory Schlesinger 33 FB 11 8 247 6-0 Nebraska 6/23/1972 10 0 Detroit Lions / 6th / 192nd pick / 1995
38 Keith Smith 25 db 15 2 192 5-11 McNeese St. 3/20/1980 1 2 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 73rd pick / 2004
27 Paul Smith 27 fb 12 5 234 5-11 Texas-El Paso 1/31/1978 5 1 San Francisco 49ers / 5th / 132nd pick / 2000
90 Bill Swancutt 23 8 0 264 6-4 Oregon St. 9/4/1982 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 6th / 184th pick / 2005
10 Scottie Vines 26 WR 13 11 220 6-2 Wyoming 4/17/1979 1 4
28 Bracy Walker 35 db 16 4 202 6-0 North Carolina 10/28/1970 11 2 Kansas City Chiefs / 4th / 127th pick / 1994
53 Nate Wayne 30 5 0 237 6-0 Mississippi 1/12/1975 7 1 Denver Broncos / 7th / 219th pick / 1998
72 Dan Wilkinson 32 RDT 16 16 335 6-4 Ohio St. 3/13/1973 11 7 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 1st pick / 1994
88 Mike Williams 21 wr 14 4 229 6-5 USC 1/4/1984 Rook 3 Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 2005
11 Roy Williams 24 WR 13 12 210 6-4 Texas 12/20/1981 1 6 Detroit Lions / 1st / 7th pick / 2004
33 Stanley Wilson 23 9 0 189 5-11 Stanford 11/5/1982 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 72nd pick / 2005
57 LeVar Woods 27 lb 6 3 244 6-3 Iowa 3/15/1978 4 2
65 Damien Woody 28 RG 16 16 320 6-3 Boston Col. 11/3/1977 6 6 New England Patriots / 1st / 17th pick / 1999
Team Total 27.0 16 239.4 6-1.6 3.8