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2008 Detroit Lions

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0-16-0, NFC North Division  · 2008 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -13.1, Offense: -4.0, Defense: -9.1, SoS: 2.5, avg is 0.0.

Scored 268 points (16.8/g), 27th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 517 points (32.3/g), 32nd.
 Differential of -249 points (-15.6/g), 32nd.  Expected W-L: 2.8-13.2.

Coach: Rod Marinelli (0-16-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jim Colletto
 Defensive Coordinator: Joe Barry

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

Team Info

Principal Owner/Chairman William Clay Ford Sr.
Senior VP/General Manager Martin Mayhew
Offensive Scheme West Coast
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 268 4292 913 4.7 29 10 21 234 281 509 2960 18 19 5.3 143 352 1332 10 3.8 70 187 26.2 15.0 Own 27.9 2:19 5.01 22.9 1.39
Team Defense 517 6470 1009 6.4 20 16 15 350 303 443 3716 25 4 7.9 188 536 2754 31 5.1 147 179 45.3 15.6 Own 31.3 2:57 5.8 36.1 2.61
Lg Rank Offense 27 30 23 13 30 18 24 19 26 27 31 30 25 28 30 9 5 31 32 31 28
Lg Rank Defense 32 32 26 2 32 1 27 27 32 32 30 32 32 32 2 31 11 28 22 32 32

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 7 boxscore L 0-1 @ Atlanta Falcons 21 34 21 316 246 70 1 23 474 156 318
2 Sun September 14 boxscore L 0-2 Green Bay Packers 25 48 15 311 262 49 3 19 447 324 123 1
3 Sun September 21 boxscore L 0-3 @ San Francisco 49ers 13 31 14 240 124 116 2 25 370 188 182
4 Bye Week
5 Sun October 5 boxscore L 0-4 Chicago Bears 7 34 12 185 131 54 2 21 425 328 97 1
6 Sun October 12 boxscore L 0-5 @ Minnesota Vikings 10 12 8 212 112 100 1 23 392 257 135 3
7 Sun October 19 boxscore L 0-6 @ Houston Texans 21 28 15 326 249 77 29 404 254 150 1
8 Sun October 26 boxscore L 0-7 Washington Redskins 17 25 13 274 217 57 22 439 304 135 1
9 Sun November 2 boxscore L 0-8 @ Chicago Bears 23 27 21 333 280 53 3 18 320 166 154 2
10 Sun November 9 boxscore L 0-9 Jacksonville Jaguars 14 38 13 256 153 103 1 24 384 227 157
11 Sun November 16 boxscore L 0-10 @ Carolina Panthers 22 31 20 316 186 130 4 16 362 98 264 1
12 Sun November 23 boxscore L 0-11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 20 38 9 207 99 108 3 15 255 139 116 3
13 Thu November 27 boxscore L 0-12 Tennessee Titans 10 47 6 154 131 23 3 19 456 164 292 1
14 Sun December 7 boxscore L 0-13 Minnesota Vikings 16 20 15 268 191 77 20 301 168 133 2
15 Sun December 14 boxscore L 0-14 @ Indianapolis Colts 21 31 18 323 233 90 2 28 421 315 106 2
16 Sun December 21 boxscore L 0-15 New Orleans Saints 7 42 15 255 126 129 2 32 532 351 181 1
17 Sun December 28 boxscore L 0-16 @ Green Bay Packers 21 31 19 316 220 96 2 20 484 273 211 1

Passing

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
6 Dan Orlovsky 25 QB 10 7 0-7-0 143 255 56.1 1616 8 3.1 8 3.1 96 6.3 5.6 11.3 161.6 72.6 47.98 14 95 5.65 4.91 5.2
8 Jon Kitna 36 qb 4 4 0-4-0 68 120 56.7 758 5 4.2 5 4.2 47 6.3 5.3 11.1 189.5 72.2 10.98 15 89 4.96 4.03 11.1
11 Daunte Culpepper 31 qb 5 5 0-5-0 60 115 52.2 786 4 3.5 6 5.2 70 6.8 5.2 13.1 157.2 63.9 18.06 14 95 5.36 3.88 10.9
5 Drew Stanton 24 3 0 9 17 52.9 119 1 5.9 0 0.0 41 7.0 8.2 13.2 39.7 95.0 28.58 6 35 3.65 4.52 26.1
12 Drew Henson 28 2 0 1 2 50.0 20 0 0.0 0 0.0 20 10.0 10.0 20.0 10.0 85.4 4.35 3 25 -1.00 -1.00 60.0
Team Total 27.5 16 0-16-0 281 509 55.2 3299 18 3.5 19 3.7 96 6.5 5.5 11.7 206.2 71.3 52 339 5.28 4.39 9.3 0 0
Opp Total 16 303 443 68.4 3907 25 5.6 4 0.9 8.8 9.54 12.9 244.2 110.9 30 191 7.9 8.5 6.3

Rushing & Receiving

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 Smith 22 RB 16 12 238 976 8 50 4.1 61.0 14.9 39 286 7.3 0 27 2.4 17.9 1262 8 2
32 Rudi Johnson 29 rb 14 4 76 237 1 27 3.1 16.9 5.4 12 88 7.3 1 34 0.9 6.3 325 2 1
11 Daunte Culpepper 31 qb 5 5 12 25 1 9 2.1 5.0 2.4 25 1 5
6 Dan Orlovsky 25 QB 10 7 7 29 0 10 4.1 2.9 0.7 29 0 3
8 Jon Kitna 36 qb 4 4 6 34 0 10 5.7 8.5 1.5 34 0 3
36 Aveion Cason 29 7 0 4 7 0 4 1.8 1.0 0.6 4 27 6.8 0 15 0.6 3.9 34 0 1
81 Calvin Johnson 23 WR 16 16 3 -1 0 7 -0.3 -0.1 0.2 78 1331 17.1 12 96 4.9 83.2 1330 12 3
5 Drew Stanton 24 3 0 3 20 0 15 6.7 6.7 1.0 20 0 0
45 Jerome Felton 22 fb 13 6 2 4 0 4 2.0 0.3 0.2 9 53 5.9 0 12 0.7 4.1 57 0 0
44 Moran Norris 30 FB 11 8 1 1 0 1 1.0 0.1 0.1 4 16 4.0 0 6 0.4 1.5 17 0 0
84 Shaun McDonald 27 PR/WR 12 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 35 332 9.5 1 26 2.9 27.7 332 1 2
86 Michael Gaines 28 te 16 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 23 260 11.3 1 33 1.4 16.3 260 1 3
87 Mike Furrey 31 db 9 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 18 181 10.1 0 25 2.0 20.1 181 0 1
11 Roy Williams 27 wr 5 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 17 232 13.6 1 25 3.4 46.4 232 1 0
16 John Standeford 26 wr 9 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 244 16.3 0 36 1.7 27.1 244 0 1
82 Casey Fitzsimmons 28 te 14 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 85 7.1 1 16 0.9 6.1 85 1 0
83 John Owens 28 TE 16 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 56 7.0 1 19 0.5 3.5 56 1 0
19 Keary Colbert 26 wr 4 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 64 12.8 0 28 1.3 16.0 64 0 0
89 Dan Campbell 32 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 21 21.0 0 21 1.0 21.0 21 0 0
10 Brandon Middleton 27 KR 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 23 23.0 0 23 0.1 2.9 23 0 3
Team Total 27.5 16 352 1332 10 50 3.8 83.3 22.0 281 3299 11.7 18 96 17.6 206.2 4631 28 31
Opp Total 16 536 2754 31 5.1 172.1 33.5 303 3716 12.3 25 18.9 232.3 6470 56 31

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
10 Brandon Middleton 27 KR 8 0 39 864 0 42 22.2 887
36 Aveion Cason 29 7 0 3 27 0 13 9.0 32 746 0 46 23.3 807
84 Shaun McDonald 27 PR/WR 12 7 11 104 0 27 9.5 436
87 Mike Furrey 31 db 9 2 5 36 0 20 7.2 2 30 0 16 15.0 247
33 Marcus Thomas 24 3 0 4 93 0 27 23.3 93
82 Casey Fitzsimmons 28 te 14 1 3 41 0 16 13.7 126
93 Corey Smith 29 de 12 3 2 26 0 17 13.0 26
75 Shaun Cody 25 rdt 16 4 1 7 0 7 7.0 7
80 Adam Jennings 26 7 0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
16 John Standeford 26 wr 9 4 1 1 0 1 1.0 245
Team Total 27.5 16 21 168 0 27 8.0 83 1807 0 46 21.8 6606
Opp Total 16 51 414 2 8.1 57 1332 0 23.4

Kicking & Punting

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 30 P 16 0 90 3952 66 0 43.9
4 Jason Hanson 38 K 16 0 3 3 5 4 6 6 8 8 22 21 95.5% 26 25 96.2%
Team Total 27.5 16 3 3 5 4 6 6 8 8 22 21 95.5% 26 25 96.2% 90 3952 66 0 43.9
Opp Total 16 29 25 86.2% 62 62 100.0% 59 2572 43.6

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
53 Paris Lenon 31 MLB 16 16 1.5 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 81 40
50 Ernie Sims 24 RLB 16 16 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 71 42
27 Daniel Bullocks 25 SS 16 15 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 44 1 64 30
24 Kalvin Pearson 30 FS 16 10 1.0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 2 0 0 65 18
28 Leigh Bodden 27 RCB 16 15 1 2 0 2 11 3 0 2 8 0 61 12
55 Ryan Nece 29 LLB 16 10 1.5 1 18 0 18 4 45 23
26 Dwight Smith 30 ss 10 7 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 33 8
99 Dewayne White 29 RDE 12 11 6.5 1 -4 0 -4 2 3 0 1 0 0 28 10
59 Alex Lewis 27 lb 11 4 1 0 1 0 0 32 9
78 Cory Redding 28 RDT 13 13 3.0 31 7
21 Travis Fisher 29 rcb 14 8 0 0 0 0 5 30 7
75 Shaun Cody 25 rdt 16 4 0 0 0 0 3 25 11
93 Corey Smith 29 de 12 3 3.0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 25 5
91 Chartric Darby 33 NT 15 15 1.5 0 0 1 2 0 23 9
95 Jared DeVries 32 LDE 10 10 2.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 21 8
25 Brian Kelly 32 LCB 11 10 0 0 0 0 1 23 3
92 Cliff Avril 22 de 15 4 5.0 4 0 1 10 0 17 5
38 Ramzee Robinson 24 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 20 4
97 Ikaika Alama-Francis 24 de 13 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 13 10
57 Jordon Dizon 22 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 12 12
23 Keith Smith 28 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 11 5
79 Langston Moore 27 9 0 1.0 9 3
39 Stuart Schweigert 27 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 1
81 Calvin Johnson 23 WR 16 16 0 3 2 0 0 5 0
42 Gerald Alexander 24 db 5 1 7 0
82 Casey Fitzsimmons 28 te 14 1 1 0 1 0 0 6 1
52 Anthony Cannon 24 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 3
16 John Standeford 26 wr 9 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 0
96 Andre Fluellen 23 dt 8 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
11 Daunte Culpepper 31 qb 5 5 0 5 1 0 0 1 0
35 LaMarcus Hicks 25 7 0 3 2
34 Kevin Smith 22 RB 16 12 0 2 1 0 0 2 0
98 Landon Cohen 23 6 0 2 2
8 Jon Kitna 36 qb 4 4 0 3 1 0 0 1 0
83 John Owens 28 TE 16 7 3 0
86 Michael Gaines 28 te 16 6 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
10 Brandon Middleton 27 KR 8 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
6 Dan Orlovsky 25 QB 10 7 0 3 2 -7 0
66 Stephen Peterman 26 RG 14 14 2 1
80 Adam Jennings 26 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1
84 Shaun McDonald 27 PR/WR 12 7 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
76 Jeff Backus 31 LT 16 16 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
2 Nick Harris 30 P 16 0 1 1
12 Drew Henson 28 2 0 0 2 1 0 0
32 Rudi Johnson 29 rb 14 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
30 Darian Barnes 28 2 0 1 0
77 Gosder Cherilus 24 RT 16 13 0 0 2 0 0
74 Damion Cook 29 g 7 4 1 0
45 Jerome Felton 22 fb 13 6 1 0
4 Jason Hanson 38 K 16 0 0 2
67 Andy McCollum 38 c 12 4 1 0
33 Chris Roberson 25 1 0 1 0
46 Darnell Bing 24 1 0 0 1
36 Aveion Cason 29 7 0 0 1 0 0 0
87 Mike Furrey 31 db 9 2 0 1 0 0 0
51 Dominic Raiola 30 C 12 12 0 0 1 0 0
33 Marcus Thomas 24 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
11 Roy Williams 27 wr 5 4 0 0 1 6 0
30 Dexter Wynn 27 2 0 0 1
Team Total 27.5 16 28.0 4 16 0 18 46 22 31 33 63 1 805 301
Opp Total 16 52 31 15 1

Scoring Summary

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 38 K 16 0 25 21 88
81 Calvin Johnson 23 WR 16 16 12 12 1 74
34 Kevin Smith 22 RB 16 12 8 8 48
32 Rudi Johnson 29 rb 14 4 1 1 2 12
82 Casey Fitzsimmons 28 te 14 1 1 1 1 8
27 Daniel Bullocks 25 SS 16 15 1 1 6
11 Daunte Culpepper 31 qb 5 5 1 1 6
86 Michael Gaines 28 te 16 6 1 1 6
84 Shaun McDonald 27 PR/WR 12 7 1 1 6
83 John Owens 28 TE 16 7 1 1 6
11 Roy Williams 27 wr 5 4 1 1 6
Team Total 27.5 16 10 18 1 29 2 25 21 1 266
Opp Total 16 31 25 2 5 1 62 25 1 517