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6-10-0, Finished 3rd in NFC North Division  · 2010 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 1.9, Offense: 2.4, Defense: -0.5, SoS: 2.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 362 points (22.6/g), 15th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 369 points (23.1/g), 19th.
 Differential of -7 points (-0.4/g), 17th.  Expected W-L: 7.8-8.2.

Coach: Jim Schwartz (6-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Scott Linehan
 Defensive Coordinator: Gunther Cunningham
 Other Notable Asst.: Tim Walton (Secondary)

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 Shaun Hill 30 5 10 257 for 416, 2,686 yards, 16 td, 12 int, & 22 rushes for 123 yards and 0 td
RB Jahvid Best 21 Rook 9 171 rushes for 555 yards, 4 td, & 58 catches for 487 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 30th pick / 2010
rb Maurice Morris 31 8 7 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 54th pick / 2002
WR Nate Burleson 29 7 14 55 catches for 625 yards, 6 td, & 7 rushes for 81 yards and 0 td Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 71st pick / 2003
WR Calvin Johnson* 25 3 15 77 catches for 1,120 yards, 12 td, & 4 rushes for 32 yards and 0 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2007
TE Brandon Pettigrew 25 1 16 71 catches for 722 yards, 4 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 2009
LE Cliff Avril 24 2 13 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 92nd pick / 2008
LT Jeff Backus 33 9 16 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 18th pick / 2001
LG Rob Sims 27 4 16 Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 128th pick / 2006
C Dominic Raiola 32 9 16 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
RG Stephen Peterman 28 5 16 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2004
RT Gosder Cherilus 26 2 12 Detroit Lions / 1st / 17th pick / 2008
RE Kyle Vanden Bosch 32 9 11 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 34th pick / 2001
 Defensive Starters
LDE Cliff Avril 24 2 13 8.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 92nd pick / 2008
LDT Ndamukong Suh*+ 23 Rook 16 10.0 sacks, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2010
DT Ndamukong Suh*+ 23 Rook 16 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2010
DT Corey Williams 30 6 16 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 179th pick / 2004
RDT Corey Williams 30 6 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Green Bay Packers / 6th / 179th pick / 2004
RDE Kyle Vanden Bosch 32 9 11 4.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 34th pick / 2001
OLB Julian Peterson 32 10 14 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 2000
LLB Landon Johnson 29 6 8 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 96th pick / 2004
MLB DeAndre Levy 23 1 11 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 76th pick / 2009
RLB Julian Peterson 32 10 14 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 2000
LCB Chris Houston 26 3 15 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 41st pick / 2007
RCB Alphonso Smith 25 1 10 0.0 sacks, 5 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 2nd / 37th pick / 2009
SS Amari Spievey 22 Rook 9 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 66th pick / 2010
FS Louis Delmas 23 1 15 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2009
 Special Teams Starters
Dave Rayner 28 5 0 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 202nd pick / 2005
Nick Harris 32 9 0 Denver Broncos / 4th / 120th pick / 2001
PR Stefan Logan 29 1 0 30 punt returns for a 12.1 average and 0 td
KR Stefan Logan 29 1 0 55 kick returns for a 26.3 average and 1 td

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
92 Cliff Avril 24 LDE 13 13 252 6-3 Purdue 4/8/1986 2 6 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 92nd pick / 2008
76 Jeff Backus 33 LT 16 16 305 6-5 Michigan 9/21/1977 9 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 18th pick / 2001
32 Aaron Berry 22 cb 1 1 180 5-11 Pittsburgh 6/25/1988 Rook 1
44 Jahvid Best 21 RB 16 9 190 5-9 California 1/30/1989 Rook 8 Detroit Lions / 1st / 30th pick / 2010
21 Aaron Brown 25 6 0 196 6-0 TCU 10/10/1985 1 1 Detroit Lions / 6th / 192nd pick / 2009
39 C.C. Brown 27 ss 15 8 210 6-2 La-Lafayette 1/27/1983 5 3 Houston Texans / 6th / 188th pick / 2005
13 Nate Burleson 29 WR 14 14 192 6-0 Nevada-Reno 8/19/1981 7 6 Minnesota Vikings / 3rd / 71st pick / 2003
53 Caleb Campbell 26 3 0 229 6-2 Army 9/14/1984 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 7th / 218th pick / 2008
59 Bobby Carpenter 27 olb 10 2 255 6-3 Ohio St. 8/1/1983 4 1 Dallas Cowboys / 1st / 18th pick / 2006
Gosder Cherilus 26 RT 12 12 315 6-7 Boston Col. 6/28/1984 2 5 Detroit Lions / 1st / 17th pick / 2008
52 Vinny Ciurciu 30 10 0 235 6-0 Clemson,Boston Col. 5/2/1980 7 1
87 Brian Clark 27 4 0 204 6-2 North Carolina St. 12/26/1983 4 0
26 Louis Delmas 23 FS 15 15 197 5-11 West. Michigan 4/12/1987 1 6 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2009
50 Isaiah Ekejiuba 29 9 0 219 6-4 Virginia 10/5/1981 5 1
45 Jerome Felton 24 fb 16 2 246 6-0 Furman 7/3/1986 2 1 Detroit Lions / 5th / 146th pick / 2008
96 Andre Fluellen 25 16 0 285 6-2 Florida St. 3/7/1985 2 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 87th pick / 2008
49 Zack Follett 23 olb 5 2 231 6-2 California 7/3/1987 1 1 Detroit Lions / 7th / 235th pick / 2009
Jason Fox 22 4 0 299 6-6 Miami (FL) 5/2/1988 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 4th / 128th pick / 2010
Dylan Gandy 28 16 0 300 6-3 Texas Tech 3/8/1982 5 1 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 129th pick / 2005
4 Jason Hanson 40 16 0 182 5-11 Washington St. 6/17/1970 18 3 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 56th pick / 1992
2 Nick Harris 32 16 0 218 6-2 California 7/23/1978 9 3 Denver Broncos / 4th / 120th pick / 2001
41 Spencer Havner 27 5 0 244 6-3 UCLA 2/2/1983 2 0
89 Will Heller 29 te 16 5 250 6-6 Georgia Tech 2/28/1981 7 0
91 Sammie Lee Hill 24 15 0 331 6-4 Stillman 11/8/1986 1 2 Detroit Lions / 4th / 115th pick / 2009
14 Shaun Hill 30 QB 13 10 210 6-5 Maryland 1/9/1980 5 8
24 Tye Hill 28 db 4 1 185 5-9 Clemson 6/3/1982 4 1 St. Louis Rams / 1st / 15th pick / 2006
Corey Hilliard 25 rt 16 4 315 6-5 Oklahoma St. 4/26/1985 3 3 New England Patriots / 6th / 209th pick / 2007
23 Chris Houston 26 LCB 15 15 185 5-10 Arkansas 10/18/1984 3 5 Atlanta Falcons / 2nd / 41st pick / 2007
94 Lawrence Jackson 25 11 0 261 6-5 USC 8/30/1985 2 2 Seattle Seahawks / 1st / 28th pick / 2008
80 Bryant Johnson 29 wr 14 7 214 6-2 Penn St. 3/7/1981 7 2 Arizona Cardinals / 1st / 17th pick / 2003
81 Calvin Johnson* 25 WR 15 15 239 6-5 Georgia Tech 9/25/1985 3 10 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2007
55 Landon Johnson 29 LLB 12 8 227 6-2 Purdue 3/12/1981 6 4 Cincinnati Bengals / 3rd / 96th pick / 2004
30 Eric King 28 3 0 189 5-8 Wake Forest 5/10/1982 5 0 Buffalo Bills / 5th / 156th pick / 2005
54 DeAndre Levy 23 MLB 11 11 230 6-2 Wisconsin 3/26/1987 1 6 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 76th pick / 2009
11 Stefan Logan 29 KR 16 0 177 5-7 South Dakota 6/2/1981 1 2
75 Turk McBride 25 RDE 15 8 285 6-4 Tennessee 5/30/1985 3 4 Kansas City Chiefs / 2nd / 54th pick / 2007
33 Brandon McDonald 25 cb 6 2 181 5-11 Memphis 8/26/1985 3 1 Cleveland Browns / 5th / 140th pick / 2007
38 Prince Miller 22 4 0 198 5-8 Georgia 1/14/1988 Rook 0
28 Maurice Morris 31 rb 14 7 202 5-11 Oregon 12/1/1979 8 4 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 54th pick / 2002
48 Don Muhlbach 29 16 0 262 6-5 Texas A&M 8/17/1981 6 1
58 Ashlee Palmer 24 llb 16 5 223 6-1 Mississippi 4/7/1986 1 3
66 Stephen Peterman 28 RG 16 16 318 6-4 LSU 1/11/1982 5 7 Dallas Cowboys / 3rd / 83rd pick / 2004
98 Julian Peterson 32 RLB 15 14 235 6-3 Michigan St. 7/28/1978 10 6 San Francisco 49ers / 1st / 16th pick / 2000
84 Brandon Pettigrew 25 TE 16 16 257 6-5 Oklahoma St. 2/23/1985 1 6 Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 2009
25 Randy Phillips 24 4 0 205 6-0 Miami (FL) 9/14/1986 Rook 0
Paul Pratt 25 2 0 185 5-10 UNLV 5/1/1985 Rook 0
51 Dominic Raiola 32 C 16 16 295 6-1 Nebraska 12/30/1978 9 7 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
3 Dave Rayner 28 16 0 209 6-2 Michigan St. 10/26/1982 5 2 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 202nd pick / 2005
85 Tony Scheffler 27 te 15 4 255 6-5 West. Michigan 2/15/1983 4 3 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 61st pick / 2006
67 Rob Sims 27 LG 16 16 320 6-3 Ohio St. 12/6/1983 4 7 Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 128th pick / 2006
27 Alphonso Smith 25 RCB 12 10 193 5-9 Wake Forest 10/20/1985 1 5 Denver Broncos / 2nd / 37th pick / 2009
34 Kevin Smith 24 6 0 210 6-0 Central Florida 12/17/1986 2 2 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 64th pick / 2008
42 Amari Spievey 22 SS 15 9 190 6-0 Iowa 4/15/1988 Rook 4 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 66th pick / 2010
9 Matthew Stafford 22 qb 3 3 230 6-2 Georgia 2/7/1988 1 2 Detroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 2009
5 Drew Stanton 26 qb 6 3 236 6-3 Michigan St. 5/7/1984 2 3 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 43rd pick / 2007
90 Ndamukong Suh*+ 23 DT 16 16 307 6-4 Nebraska 1/6/1987 Rook 15 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2010
62 Barry Turner 23 1 0 265 6-3 Nebraska 1/7/1987 Rook 0
93 Kyle Vanden Bosch 32 RDE 11 11 278 6-4 Nebraska 11/17/1978 9 5 Arizona Cardinals / 2nd / 34th pick / 2001
30 Nathan Vasher 29 rcb 14 5 180 5-10 Texas 11/17/1981 6 2 Chicago Bears / 4th / 110th pick / 2004
26 Jonathan Wade 26 db 8 4 195 5-10 Tennessee 3/27/1984 3 2 St. Louis Rams / 3rd / 84th pick / 2007
29 John Wendling 27 16 0 222 6-1 Wyoming 6/4/1983 3 1 Buffalo Bills / 6th / 184th pick / 2007
33 Dante Wesley 31 3 0 211 6-1 Ark-Pine Bluff 4/5/1979 8 0 Carolina Panthers / 4th / 100th pick / 2002
99 Corey Williams 30 DT 16 16 313 6-4 Arkansas St. 8/17/1980 6 7 Green Bay Packers / 6th / 179th pick / 2004
12 Derrick Williams 24 wr 7 1 197 5-11 Penn St. 7/6/1986 1 0 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 82nd pick / 2009
Willie Young 25 2 0 251 6-5 North Carolina St. 9/19/1985 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 7th / 213th pick / 2010
Team Total 26.7 16 235.5 6-1.6 3.6