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2007 Detroit Lions

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7-9-0, Finished 3rd in NFC North Division  · 2007 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.6, Offense: 1.4, Defense: -5.0, SoS: 2.6, avg is 0.0.

Scored 346 points (21.6/g), 16th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 444 points (27.8/g), 32nd.
 Differential of -98 points (-6.1/g), 24th.  Expected W-L: 5.7-10.3.

Coach: Rod Marinelli (7-9-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Martz
 Defensive Coordinator: Joe Barry
 Other Notable Asst.: Jim Colletto (Offensive Line) and Adam Gase (Quarterbacks)

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

Starters

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Pos Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Jon Kitna 35 10 16 355 for 561, 4,068 yards, 18 td, 20 int, & 25 rushes for 63 yards and 0 td
RB Kevin Jones 25 3 10 153 rushes for 581 yards, 8 td, & 32 catches for 197 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 30th pick / 2004
WR Mike Furrey 30 4 10 61 catches for 664 yards, 1 td
WR Calvin Johnson 22 Rook 10 48 catches for 756 yards, 4 td, & 4 rushes for 52 yards and 1 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2007
WR Roy Williams 26 3 12 64 catches for 838 yards, 5 td, & 2 rushes for 1 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 7th pick / 2004
TE Sean McHugh 25 3 12 17 catches for 252 yards, 0 td Tennessee Titans / 7th / 241st pick / 2004
LT Jeff Backus 30 6 16 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 18th pick / 2001
LG Edwin Mulitalo 33 8 15 1 fumble recovered Baltimore Ravens / 4th / 129th pick / 1999
C Dominic Raiola 29 6 16 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
RG Stephen Peterman 25 2 13 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2004
RT George Foster 27 4 9 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 1st / 20th pick / 2003
 Defensive Starters
LDE Jared DeVries 31 8 10 6.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 3 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 70th pick / 1999
LDT Shaun Rogers 28 6 16 7.0 sacks, 1 interception, 4 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 61st pick / 2001
RDT Cory Redding 27 4 16 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 66th pick / 2003
RDE Dewayne White 28 4 14 6.5 sacks, 1 interception, 2 fumbles recovered Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 64th pick / 2003
LLB Boss Bailey 28 4 12 3.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 2003
MLB Paris Lenon 30 5 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered
RLB Ernie Sims 23 1 16 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 9th pick / 2006
LCB Fernando Bryant 30 8 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Jacksonville Jaguars / 1st / 26th pick / 1999
RCB Travis Fisher 28 5 13 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered St. Louis Rams / 2nd / 64th pick / 2002
SS Kenoy Kennedy 30 7 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 45th pick / 2000
FS Gerald Alexander 23 Rook 16 2.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 61st pick / 2007
 Special Teams Starters
K Jason Hanson 37 15 0 29 of 35 field goals & 35 of 36 extra points Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
P Nick Harris 29 6 0 68 punts for a 44.3 average, 0 blocked Denver Broncos / 4th / 120th pick / 2001
PR Troy Walters 31 7 0 15 punt returns for a 7.9 average and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 165th pick / 2000
KR Aveion Cason 28 6 0 42 kick returns for a 24.8 average and 0 td

Roster

No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
91 Ikaika Alama-Francis 23 6 0 280 6-5 Hawaii 12/4/1984 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 58th pick / 2007
42 Gerald Alexander 23 FS 16 16 210 6-0 Boise St. 6/28/1984 Rook 6 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 61st pick / 2007
83 Courtney Anderson 27 2 0 270 6-7 San Jose St. 11/19/1980 3 0 Oakland Raiders / 7th / 245th pick / 2004
76 Jeff Backus 30 LT 16 16 305 6-5 Michigan 9/21/1977 6 8 Detroit Lions / 1st / 18th pick / 2001
97 Boss Bailey 28 LLB 15 12 233 6-3 Georgia 10/14/1979 4 4 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 34th pick / 2003
44 Idrees Bashir 29 db 9 1 198 6-2 Memphis 12/7/1978 6 1 Indianapolis Colts / 2nd / 37th pick / 2001
41 Tony Beckham 29 6 0 187 6-1 Wisc-Stout 10/1/1978 5 0 Tennessee Titans / 4th / 115th pick / 2002
28 Tatum Bell 26 rb 5 5 190 5-11 Oklahoma St. 3/2/1981 3 2 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 41st pick / 2004
24 Greg Blue 25 4 0 215 6-2 Georgia 3/12/1982 1 0 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 149th pick / 2006
40 Jon Bradley 26 fb 15 6 302 6-1 Arkansas St. 1/13/1981 3 0
25 Fernando Bryant 30 LCB 16 16 174 5-10 Alabama 3/26/1977 8 5 Jacksonville Jaguars / 1st / 26th pick / 1999
29 Brian Calhoun 23 4 0 200 5-10 Wisconsin 5/8/1984 1 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 74th pick / 2006
89 Dan Campbell 31 te 2 1 263 6-5 Texas A&M 4/13/1976 8 0 New York Giants / 3rd / 79th pick / 1999
52 Anthony Cannon 23 11 0 226 5-10 Tulane 12/31/1984 1 1 Detroit Lions / 7th / 247th pick / 2006
36 Aveion Cason 28 KR 12 0 204 5-10 Illinois St. 7/12/1979 6 1
75 Shaun Cody 24 15 0 292 6-4 USC 1/22/1983 2 1 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 2005
55 Donte Curry 29 2 0 233 6-1 Morris Brown 7/22/1978 6 0
55 Buster Davis 24 1 0 239 5-10 Florida St. 10/20/1983 Rook 0 Arizona Cardinals / 3rd / 69th pick / 2007
95 Jared DeVries 31 LDE 14 10 272 6-4 Iowa 6/11/1976 8 5 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 70th pick / 1999
45 T.J. Duckett 26 rb 12 1 254 6-0 Michigan St. 2/17/1981 5 3 Atlanta Falcons / 1st / 18th pick / 2002
33 Dovonte Edwards 25 5 0 182 6-0 North Carolina St. 10/17/1982 2 0
98 Kalimba Edwards 28 rde 8 6 264 6-5 South Carolina 12/26/1979 5 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 35th pick / 2002
21 Travis Fisher 28 RCB 16 13 189 5-10 Central Florida 9/12/1979 5 5 St. Louis Rams / 2nd / 64th pick / 2002
82 Casey Fitzsimmons 27 fb 16 5 258 6-4 Carroll (MT) 10/10/1980 4 2
72 George Foster 27 RT 15 9 338 6-5 Georgia 6/9/1980 4 5 Denver Broncos / 1st / 20th pick / 2003
39 Eric Frampton 23 5 0 204 5-11 Washington St. 2/6/1984 Rook 0 Oakland Raiders / 5th / 165th pick / 2007
87 Mike Furrey 30 WR 16 10 185 6-0 Ohio St.,Northern Iowa 5/12/1977 4 5
4 Jason Hanson 37 K 16 0 182 5-11 Washington St. 6/17/1970 15 3 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
2 Nick Harris 29 P 16 0 218 6-2 California 7/23/1978 6 3 Denver Broncos / 4th / 120th pick / 2001
35 LaMarcus Hicks 24 5 0 189 6-0 Iowa St. 4/15/1983 Rook 0
81 Calvin Johnson 22 WR 15 10 239 6-5 Georgia Tech 9/25/1985 Rook 6 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2007
34 Kevin Jones 25 RB 13 10 228 6-0 Virginia Tech 8/21/1982 3 5 Detroit Lions / 1st / 30th pick / 2004
26 Kenoy Kennedy 30 SS 16 15 215 6-1 Arkansas 11/15/1977 7 5 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 45th pick / 2000
8 Jon Kitna 35 QB 16 16 220 6-2 Central Washington 9/21/1972 10 12
54 Teddy Lehman 26 16 0 243 6-2 Oklahoma 11/18/1981 3 1 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 2004
53 Paris Lenon 30 MLB 16 16 240 6-2 Richmond 11/26/1977 5 6
59 Alex Lewis 26 lb 14 1 237 6-0 Wisconsin 6/11/1981 3 1 Detroit Lions / 5th / 140th pick / 2004
84 Shaun McDonald 26 wr 16 7 183 5-10 Arizona St. 6/13/1981 4 8 St. Louis Rams / 4th / 106th pick / 2003
49 Sean McHugh 25 TE 15 12 265 6-5 Penn St. 5/27/1982 3 2 Tennessee Titans / 7th / 241st pick / 2004
10 Brandon Middleton 26 5 0 190 5-11 Houston 1/2/1981 Rook 1
79 Langston Moore 26 16 0 303 6-1 South Carolina 7/17/1981 3 1 Cincinnati Bengals / 6th / 174th pick / 2003
48 Don Muhlbach 26 16 0 262 6-5 Texas A&M 8/17/1981 3 1
64 Edwin Mulitalo 33 LG 15 15 345 6-3 Arizona 9/1/1974 8 7 Baltimore Ravens / 4th / 129th pick / 1999
14 J.T. O'Sullivan 28 4 0 220 6-2 California-Davis 8/25/1979 3 0 New Orleans Saints / 6th / 186th pick / 2002
83 John Owens 27 7 0 266 6-3 Notre Dame 1/10/1980 5 0 Detroit Lions / 5th / 138th pick / 2002
66 Stephen Peterman 25 RG 13 13 318 6-4 LSU 1/11/1982 2 6 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2004
51 Dominic Raiola 29 C 16 16 295 6-1 Nebraska 12/30/1978 6 8 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
71 Manuel Ramirez 24 1 0 326 6-3 Texas Tech 2/19/1983 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 4th / 117th pick / 2007
78 Cory Redding 27 RDT 16 16 285 6-4 Texas 11/15/1980 4 6 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 66th pick / 2003
38 Ramzee Robinson 23 6 0 183 5-9 Alabama 2/20/1984 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 7th / 255th pick / 2007
92 Shaun Rogers 28 LDT 16 16 340 6-4 Texas 3/12/1979 6 7 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 61st pick / 2001
67 Blaine Saipaia 29 t 14 1 310 6-3 Colorado St. 8/25/1978 3 2
73 Jonathan Scott 24 t 7 2 310 6-6 Texas 1/10/1983 1 2 Detroit Lions / 5th / 141st pick / 2006
50 Ernie Sims 23 RLB 16 16 225 6-0 Florida St. 12/23/1984 1 6 Detroit Lions / 1st / 9th pick / 2006
93 Corey Smith 28 de 16 2 250 6-2 North Carolina St. 10/2/1979 5 2
23 Keith Smith 27 db 15 1 192 5-11 McNeese St. 3/20/1980 3 2 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 73rd pick / 2004
46 Rudy Sylvan 23 te 3 1 272 6-4 Ohio 12/23/1984 Rook 0
17 Troy Walters 31 PR 13 0 172 5-7 Stanford 12/15/1976 7 1 Minnesota Vikings / 5th / 165th pick / 2000
99 Dewayne White 28 LDE 14 14 273 6-2 Louisville 10/19/1979 4 6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 64th pick / 2003
11 Roy Williams 26 WR 12 12 210 6-4 Texas 12/20/1981 3 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 7th pick / 2004
31 Stanley Wilson 25 rcb 10 5 189 5-11 Stanford 11/5/1982 2 2 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 72nd pick / 2005
65 Damien Woody 30 RT 13 8 320 6-3 Boston Col. 11/3/1977 8 4 New England Patriots / 1st / 17th pick / 1999
Team Total 27.0 16 243.3 6-1.6 3.8