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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)

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jon Kitna 34 9 16 372 for 596, 4,208 yards, 21 td, 22 int, & 34 rushes for 156 yards and 2 td
RB Kevin Jones 24 2 12 181 rushes for 689 yards, 6 td, & 61 catches for 520 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 30th pick / 2004
FB Cory Schlesinger 34 11 5 0 rushes for 0 yards, 0 td, & 8 catches for 36 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 6th / 192nd pick / 1995
WR Mike Furrey 29 3 14 98 catches for 1,086 yards, 6 td
WR Roy Williams* 25 2 16 82 catches for 1,310 yards, 7 td, & 2 rushes for 2 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 7th pick / 2004
TE Dan Campbell 30 7 11 21 catches for 308 yards, 4 td New York Giants / 3rd / 79th pick / 1999
LT Jeff Backus 29 5 16 Detroit Lions / 1st / 18th pick / 2001
LG Ross Verba 33 9 7 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 30th pick / 1997
C Dominic Raiola 28 5 16 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
RG Damien Woody 29 7 5 New England Patriots / 1st / 17th pick / 1999
RT Barry Stokes 33 8 11
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jared DeVries 30 7 9 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 70th pick / 1999
LDT Marcus Bell 27 5 7 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 123rd pick / 2001
RDT Cory Redding 26 3 16 8.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 66th pick / 2003
RDE Kalimba Edwards 27 4 10 3.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 35th pick / 2002
LLB Boss Bailey 27 3 12 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 2003
MLB Paris Lenon 29 4 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered
RLB Ernie Sims 22 Rook 16 0.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 9th pick / 2006
LCB Fernando Bryant 29 7 10 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Jacksonville Jaguars / 1st / 26th pick / 1999
RCB Dre' Bly 29 7 16 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered St. Louis Rams / 2nd / 41st pick / 1999
SS Kenoy Kennedy 29 6 9 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 45th pick / 2000
FS Terrence Holt 26 3 15 0.5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 5th / 137th pick / 2003
 Special Teams Starters
K Jason Hanson 36 14 0 29 of 33 field goals & 30 of 30 extra points Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
P Nick Harris 28 5 0 66 punts for a 45.0 average, 0 blocked Denver Broncos / 4th / 120th pick / 2001
PR Eddie Drummond 26 4 0 28 punt returns for a 10.6 average and 0 td
KR Eddie Drummond 26 4 0 62 kick returns for a 21.8 average and 0 td

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
76 Jeff Backus 29 LT 16 16 305 6-5 Michigan 9/21/1977 5 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 18th pick / 2001
97 Boss Bailey 27 LLB 16 12 233 6-3 Georgia 10/14/1979 3 5 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 2003
94 Marcus Bell 27 LDT 13 7 339 6-2 Memphis 6/1/1979 5 3 Arizona Cardinals / 4th / 123rd pick / 2001
32 Dre' Bly 29 RCB 16 16 185 5-9 North Carolina 5/22/1977 7 6 St. Louis Rams / 2nd / 41st pick / 1999
19 Shaun Bodiford 24 3 0 187 5-11 Portland St. 5/4/1982 Rook 0
17 Corey Bradford 31 wr 9 2 201 6-1 Jackson St. 12/8/1975 8 1 Green Bay Packers / 5th / 150th pick / 1998
71 Anthony Bryant 25 dt 4 3 336 6-3 Alabama 11/6/1981 1 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 178th pick / 2005
25 Fernando Bryant 29 LCB 10 10 174 5-10 Alabama 3/26/1977 7 4 Jacksonville Jaguars / 1st / 26th pick / 1999
24 Shawn Bryson 30 rb 6 1 228 6-1 Tennessee 11/30/1976 6 1 Buffalo Bills / 3rd / 86th pick / 1999
27 Daniel Bullocks 23 ss 15 7 210 6-0 Nebraska 2/28/1983 Rook 3 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 2006
29 Brian Calhoun 22 7 0 200 5-10 Wisconsin 5/8/1984 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 74th pick / 2006
89 Dan Campbell 30 TE 16 11 263 6-5 Texas A&M 4/13/1976 7 3 New York Giants / 3rd / 79th pick / 1999
99 Anthony Cannon 22 12 0 226 5-10 Tulane 12/31/1984 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 7th / 247th pick / 2006
36 Aveion Cason 27 rb 6 2 204 5-10 Illinois St. 7/12/1979 5 1
75 Shaun Cody 23 ldt 6 5 292 6-4 USC 1/22/1983 1 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 2005
55 Donte Curry 28 16 0 233 6-1 Morris Brown 7/22/1978 5 1
61 Frank Davis 25 g 11 3 329 6-3 South Florida 8/22/1981 Rook 2
64 Rick DeMulling 29 lg 14 7 304 6-4 Idaho 7/21/1977 5 4 Indianapolis Colts / 7th / 220th pick / 2001
95 Jared DeVries 30 LDE 14 9 272 6-4 Iowa 6/11/1976 7 4 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 70th pick / 1999
18 Eddie Drummond 26 KR 14 0 185 5-9 Penn St. 4/12/1980 4 0
98 Kalimba Edwards 27 RDE 16 10 264 6-5 South Carolina 12/26/1979 4 5 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 35th pick / 2002
15 Devale Ellis 22 wr 9 2 174 5-10 Hofstra 4/2/1984 Rook 0
82 Casey Fitzsimmons 26 te 11 2 258 6-4 Carroll (MT) 10/10/1980 3 1
21 Jamar Fletcher 27 db 13 2 186 5-10 Wisconsin 8/28/1979 5 2 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 26th pick / 2001
87 Mike Furrey 29 WR 16 14 185 6-0 Ohio St.,Northern Iowa 5/12/1977 3 9
41 Lamar Gordon 26 1 0 228 6-1 North Dakota St. 1/7/1980 4 0 St. Louis Rams / 3rd / 84th pick / 2002
83 Az-Zahir Hakim 29 6 0 189 5-10 San Diego St. 6/3/1977 8 1 St. Louis Rams / 4th / 96th pick / 1998
96 James Hall 29 rde 7 7 280 6-2 Michigan 2/4/1977 6 3
4 Jason Hanson 36 K 16 0 182 5-11 Washington St. 6/17/1970 14 5 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
33 Arlen Harris 26 rb 10 3 212 5-10 Virginia,Hofstra 4/22/1980 3 2
2 Nick Harris 28 P 16 0 218 6-2 California 7/23/1978 5 3 Denver Broncos / 4th / 120th pick / 2001
42 Terrence Holt 26 FS 16 15 208 6-2 North Carolina St. 3/5/1980 3 6 Detroit Lions / 5th / 137th pick / 2003
91 Tyoka Jackson 35 15 0 280 6-2 Penn St. 11/22/1971 12 1
34 Kevin Jones 24 RB 12 12 228 6-0 Virginia Tech 8/21/1982 2 9 Detroit Lions / 1st / 30th pick / 2004
83 Kevin Kasper 29 wr 1 1 197 6-1 Iowa 12/23/1977 5 0 Denver Broncos / 6th / 190th pick / 2001
26 Kenoy Kennedy 29 SS 10 9 215 6-1 Arkansas 11/15/1977 6 4 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 45th pick / 2000
8 Jon Kitna 34 QB 16 16 220 6-2 Central Washington 9/21/1972 9 13
54 Teddy Lehman 25 4 0 243 6-2 Oklahoma 11/18/1981 2 0 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 2004
53 Paris Lenon 29 LLB 16 16 240 6-2 Richmond 11/26/1977 4 6
59 Alex Lewis 25 lb 11 2 237 6-0 Wisconsin 6/11/1981 2 2 Detroit Lions / 5th / 140th pick / 2004
12 Josh McCown 27 2 0 212 6-4 SMU,Sam Houston St. 7/4/1979 4 0 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 81st pick / 2002
38 Jon McGraw 27 db 16 3 206 6-3 Kansas St. 4/2/1979 4 2 New York Jets / 2nd / 57th pick / 2002
49 Sean McHugh 24 fb 6 2 265 6-5 Penn St. 5/27/1982 2 0 Tennessee Titans / 7th / 241st pick / 2004
48 Don Muhlbach 25 16 0 262 6-5 Texas A&M 8/17/1981 2 1
60 Dave Pearson 25 2 0 297 6-3 Michigan 3/29/1981 Rook 0
66 Stephen Peterman 24 g 3 2 318 6-4 LSU 1/11/1982 1 1 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2004
62 Cleveland Pinkney 29 8 0 300 6-1 South Carolina 9/14/1977 3 1
81 Marcus Pollard 34 te 15 5 247 6-3 Bradley 2/8/1972 11 1
51 Dominic Raiola 28 C 16 16 295 6-1 Nebraska 12/30/1978 5 7 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
78 Cory Redding 26 LDE 16 16 285 6-4 Texas 11/15/1980 3 7 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 66th pick / 2003
92 Shaun Rogers 27 rdt 6 6 340 6-4 Texas 3/12/1979 5 3 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 61st pick / 2001
67 Blaine Saipaia 28 t 6 4 310 6-3 Colorado St. 8/25/1978 2 2
30 Cory Schlesinger 34 FB 14 5 247 6-0 Nebraska 6/23/1972 11 0 Detroit Lions / 6th / 192nd pick / 1995
72 Jonathan Scott 23 t 13 4 310 6-6 Texas 1/10/1983 Rook 3 Detroit Lions / 5th / 141st pick / 2006
50 Ernie Sims 22 RLB 16 16 225 6-0 Florida St. 12/23/1984 Rook 6 Detroit Lions / 1st / 9th pick / 2006
93 Corey Smith 27 de 8 1 250 6-2 North Carolina St. 10/2/1979 4 1
23 Keith Smith 26 16 0 192 5-11 McNeese St. 3/20/1980 2 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 73rd pick / 2004
77 Clint Stickdorn 24 1 0 327 6-6 Cincinnati 4/30/1982 Rook 0
68 Barry Stokes 33 RT 11 11 310 6-4 East. Michigan 12/20/1973 8 5
74 Rex Tucker 30 rt 6 5 315 6-5 Texas A&M 12/20/1976 7 2 Chicago Bears / 3rd / 66th pick / 1999
73 Ross Verba 33 LG 7 7 308 6-4 Iowa 10/31/1973 9 3 Green Bay Packers / 1st / 30th pick / 1997
88 Mike Williams 22 wr 8 2 229 6-5 USC 1/4/1984 1 1 Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 2005
11 Roy Williams* 25 WR 16 16 210 6-4 Texas 12/20/1981 2 11 Detroit Lions / 1st / 7th pick / 2004
31 Stanley Wilson 24 db 13 4 189 5-11 Stanford 11/5/1982 1 2 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 72nd pick / 2005
57 LeVar Woods 28 7 0 244 6-3 Iowa 3/15/1978 5 1
65 Damien Woody 29 RG 5 5 320 6-3 Boston Col. 11/3/1977 7 2 New England Patriots / 1st / 17th pick / 1999
Team Total 27.3 16 247.9 6-1.8 4.2