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2006 Detroit Lions

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3-13-0, Finished 4th in NFC North Division  · 2006 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -6.4, Offense: -1.8, Defense: -4.6, SoS: -0.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 305 points (19.1/g), 21st of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 398 points (24.9/g), 30th.
 Differential of -93 points (-5.8/g), 27th.  Expected W-L: 5.6-10.4.

Coach: Rod Marinelli (3-13-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Martz
 Defensive Coordinator: Donnie Henderson
 Other Notable Asst.: Adam Gase (Offensive Assistant)

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

Team Info

Principal Owner/Chairman William Clay Ford Sr.
President/General Manager Matt Millen
Offensive Scheme Air Coryell
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
Pts 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 305 4949 963 5.1 39 17 29 290 372 596 3820 21 22 5.8 208 304 1129 9 3.7 53 185 31.9 21.1 Own 30.2 2:24 5.38 26.7 1.61
Team Defense 398 5530 1033 5.4 30 18 25 319 339 511 3520 22 12 6.5 183 492 2010 18 4.1 111 185 37.8 21.1 Own 31.5 2:48 5.8 29.9 2.00
Lg Rank Offense 21 22 30 30 18 2 7 13 27 18 32 32 23 27 14 3 13 30 23 18 17
Lg Rank Defense 30 28 10 3 27 14 25 20 25 29 26 21 27 15 4 11 9 30 25 25 27

Team Games & Schedule

Score Offense Defense Expected Points
Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO Offense Defense Sp. Tms
1 Sun September 10 boxscore L 0-1 Seattle Seahawks 6 9 15 251 213 38 1 17 264 173 91 1 -9.11 7.66 -1.55
2 Sun September 17 boxscore L 0-2 @ Chicago Bears 7 34 15 245 199 46 3 22 383 294 89 1 -10.87 -12.53 -4.21
3 Sun September 24 boxscore L 0-3 Green Bay Packers 24 31 23 424 319 105 1 18 400 340 60 2 2.38 -8.01 -3.59
4 Sun October 1 boxscore L 0-4 @ St. Louis Rams 34 41 21 370 277 93 3 23 427 321 106 5.17 -17.25 6.55
5 Sun October 8 boxscore L 0-5 @ Minnesota Vikings 17 26 13 217 201 16 4 18 336 201 135 3 -20.97 0.61 11.98
6 Sun October 15 boxscore W 1-5 Buffalo Bills 20 17 21 397 262 135 1 16 242 157 85 3 3.62 7.52 -7.98
7 Sun October 22 boxscore L 1-6 @ New York Jets 24 31 22 386 261 125 2 27 398 177 221 1 15.02 -19.89 -1.73
8 Bye Week
9 Sun November 5 boxscore W 2-6 Atlanta Falcons 30 14 20 435 308 127 1 19 319 154 165 3 7.73 8.45 -0.65
10 Sun November 12 boxscore L 2-7 San Francisco 49ers 13 19 16 251 180 71 4 17 315 117 198 1 -9.73 -1.04 6.37
11 Sun November 19 boxscore L 2-8 @ Arizona Cardinals 10 17 19 281 213 68 1 20 338 228 110 -0.90 -9.92 1.76
12 Thu November 23 boxscore L 2-9 Miami Dolphins 10 27 13 220 199 21 2 18 395 209 186 2 -20.95 -2.84 1.89
13 Sun December 3 boxscore L 2-10 @ New England Patriots 21 28 22 361 284 77 5 23 363 284 79 3 -7.79 -2.47 2.54
14 Sun December 10 boxscore L 2-11 Minnesota Vikings 20 30 20 280 283 -3 6 21 328 156 172 2 -17.38 2.55 5.54
15 Sun December 17 boxscore L 2-12 @ Green Bay Packers 9 17 10 142 84 58 3 19 303 164 139 4 -29.68 11.55 5.65
16 Sun December 24 boxscore L 2-13 Chicago Bears 21 26 18 327 260 67 1 22 354 238 116 -0.03 -4.27 1.72
17 Sun December 31 boxscore W 3-13 @ Dallas Cowboys 39 31 22 362 277 85 1 19 365 307 58 4 9.62 -2.43 -2.30

Passing

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. 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 Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
8 Jon Kitna 34 QB 16 16 3-13-0 372 596 62.4 4208 21 3.5 22 3.7 60 7.1 6.1 11.3 263.0 79.9 41.18 63 388 5.80 4.93 9.6 1 1
Team Total 27.3 16 3-13-0 372 596 62.4 4208 21 3.5 22 3.7 60 7.1 6.1 11.3 263.0 79.9 63 388 5.80 4.93 9.6 1 1
Opp Total 16 339 511 66.3 3721 22 4.3 12 2.3 7.3 7.09 11.0 232.6 92.3 30 201 6.5 6.3 5.5

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
34 Kevin Jones 24 RB 12 12 181 689 6 52 3.8 57.4 15.1 61 520 8.5 2 26 5.1 43.3 1209 8 5
33 Arlen Harris 26 rb 10 3 49 158 1 20 3.2 15.8 4.9 18 132 7.3 0 20 1.8 13.2 290 1 0
8 Jon Kitna 34 QB 16 16 34 156 2 18 4.6 9.8 2.1 156 2 11
36 Aveion Cason 27 rb 6 2 24 94 0 16 3.9 15.7 4.0 5 26 5.2 0 14 0.8 4.3 120 0 0
29 Brian Calhoun 22 7 0 7 19 0 7 2.7 2.7 1.0 2 20 10.0 0 18 0.3 2.9 39 0 1
11 Roy Williams* 25 WR 16 16 2 2 0 2 1.0 0.1 0.1 82 1310 16.0 7 60 5.1 81.9 1312 7 2
24 Shawn Bryson 30 rb 6 1 2 1 0 1 0.5 0.2 0.3 8 98 12.3 1 37 1.3 16.3 99 1 0
15 Devale Ellis 22 wr 9 2 2 3 0 12 1.5 0.3 0.2 4 41 10.3 0 19 0.4 4.6 44 0 1
83 Az-Zahir Hakim 29 6 0 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.2 0.2 17 147 8.6 0 23 2.8 24.5 148 0 0
18 Eddie Drummond 26 KR/PR 14 0 1 4 0 4 4.0 0.3 0.1 2 10 5.0 0 8 0.1 0.7 14 0 4
41 Lamar Gordon 26 1 0 1 2 0 2 2.0 2.0 1.0 2 0 0
87 Mike Furrey 29 WR 16 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 98 1086 11.1 6 31 6.1 67.9 1086 6 1
89 Dan Campbell 30 TE 16 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 21 308 14.7 4 30 1.3 19.3 308 4 0
17 Corey Bradford 31 wr 9 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 14 164 11.7 0 23 1.6 18.2 164 0 1
81 Marcus Pollard 34 te 15 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 100 8.3 0 22 0.8 6.7 100 0 0
30 Cory Schlesinger 34 FB 14 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 36 4.5 0 6 0.6 2.6 36 0 0
88 Mike Williams 22 wr 8 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 99 12.4 1 21 1.0 12.4 99 1 0
82 Casey Fitzsimmons 26 te 11 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 7 71 10.1 0 18 0.6 6.5 71 0 0
49 Sean McHugh 24 fb 6 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 3 25 8.3 0 11 0.5 4.2 25 0 0
12 Josh McCown 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2 15 7.5 0 8 1.0 7.5 15 0 0
Team Total 27.3 16 304 1129 9 52 3.7 70.6 19.0 372 4208 11.3 21 60 23.3 263.0 5337 30 26
Opp Total 16 492 2010 18 4.1 125.6 30.8 339 3520 10.4 22 21.2 220.0 5530 40 29

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
18 Eddie Drummond 26 KR/PR 14 0 28 296 0 40 10.6 62 1349 0 65 21.8 1659
15 Devale Ellis 22 wr 9 2 4 61 0 48 15.3 6 139 0 28 23.2 244
32 Dre' Bly 29 RCB 16 16 3 39 0 36 13.0 1 27 0 27 27.0 66
36 Aveion Cason 27 rb 6 2 4 110 0 40 27.5 230
87 Mike Furrey 29 WR 16 14 1 23 0 23 23.0 1109
Team Total 27.3 16 35 396 0 48 11.3 74 1648 0 65 22.3 7381
Opp Total 16 38 267 1 7.0 63 1444 0 22.9

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. 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
2 Nick Harris 28 P 16 0 66 2967 67 0 45.0
4 Jason Hanson 36 K 16 0 1 1 12 12 6 6 8 7 6 3 33 29 87.9% 30 30 100.0%
Team Total 27.3 16 1 1 12 12 6 6 8 7 6 3 33 29 87.9% 30 30 100.0% 66 2967 67 0 45.0
Opp Total 16 33 30 90.9% 41 40 97.6% 68 2992 44.0

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
50 Ernie Sims 22 RLB 16 16 0.5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 82 43
42 Terrence Holt 26 FS 16 15 0.5 3 8 0 7 4 1 0 1 0 0 51 26
27 Daniel Bullocks 23 ss 15 7 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 55 20
53 Paris Lenon 29 llb/MLB 16 16 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 10 0 51 20
97 Boss Bailey 27 LLB 16 12 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 50 17
26 Kenoy Kennedy 29 SS 10 9 1.0 2 17 0 17 2 1 0 1 0 0 46 20
32 Dre' Bly 29 RCB 16 16 3 13 0 8 18 4 0 1 5 0 50 8
78 Cory Redding 26 lde/RDT 16 16 8.0 2 0 1 2 0 39 8
59 Alex Lewis 25 lb 11 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 37 11
25 Fernando Bryant 29 LCB 10 10 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 0 0 36 10
38 Jon McGraw 27 db 16 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 34 10
21 Jamar Fletcher 27 db 13 2 3 122 1 88 6 0 0 1 3 0 35 2
98 Kalimba Edwards 27 RDE 16 10 3.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 3 0 26 12
94 Marcus Bell 27 LDT 13 7 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 23 17
31 Stanley Wilson 24 db 13 4 0 0 0 0 5 25 13
96 James Hall 29 rde 7 7 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 18 6
23 Keith Smith 26 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 20 2
92 Shaun Rogers 27 rdt 6 6 3.0 0 0 1 0 0 19 1
95 Jared DeVries 30 LDE 14 9 0 0 0 0 1 16 7
55 Donte Curry 28 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 14 4
57 LeVar Woods 28 7 0 1 0 1 0 0 14 0
91 Tyoka Jackson 35 15 0 2.0 8 4
93 Corey Smith 27 de 8 1 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 8 4
75 Shaun Cody 23 ldt 6 5 7 4
99 Anthony Cannon 22 12 0 7 1
62 Cleveland Pinkney 29 8 0 6 2
71 Anthony Bryant 25 dt 4 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 4
8 Jon Kitna 34 QB 16 16 0 11 0 -7 0
54 Teddy Lehman 25 4 0 4 1
18 Eddie Drummond 26 KR/PR 14 0 0 4 2 0 0
34 Kevin Jones 24 RB 12 12 0 5 1 0 0
29 Brian Calhoun 22 7 0 0 1 1 0 0
48 Don Muhlbach 25 16 0 1 0
11 Roy Williams* 25 WR 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
17 Corey Bradford 31 wr 9 2 0 1 0 0 0
15 Devale Ellis 22 wr 9 2 0 1 0 0 0
87 Mike Furrey 29 WR 16 14 0 1 0 0 0
51 Dominic Raiola 28 C 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
30 Cory Schlesinger 34 FB 14 5 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 27.3 16 28.0 12 160 1 88 57 18 26 26 16 0 786 277
Opp Total 16 63 29 11

Scoring Summary

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
4 Jason Hanson 36 K 16 0 30 29 117
34 Kevin Jones 24 RB 12 12 6 2 8 48
11 Roy Williams* 25 WR 16 16 7 7 42
87 Mike Furrey 29 WR 16 14 6 6 36
89 Dan Campbell 30 TE 16 11 4 4 24
8 Jon Kitna 34 QB 16 16 2 2 12
24 Shawn Bryson 30 rb 6 1 1 1 6
21 Jamar Fletcher 27 db 13 2 1 1 6
33 Arlen Harris 26 rb 10 3 1 1 6
88 Mike Williams 22 wr 8 2 1 1 6
Team Total 27.3 16 9 21 1 31 30 29 303
Opp Total 16 18 22 1 1 2 2 40 30 398