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2014 Detroit Lions

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10-4-0, Currently 1st place in NFC North Division  · 2014 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.2, Offense: -3.2, Defense: 5.5, SoS: -0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 281 points (20.1/g), 23rd of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 238 points (17.0/g), 1st.
 Differential of 43 points (3.1/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 8.4-5.6.

Coach: Jim Caldwell (10-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Lombardi
 Defensive Coordinator: Teryl Austin

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

Team Info

Owner/Chairman Martha Firestone Ford
Executive VP of Football Operations/General Manager Martin Mayhew
Offensive Scheme Air Coryell
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Current Injuries

Last updated: December 18, 2014
PlayerPosStatusInjuryComment
T.J. JonesWRPhysically Unable to Performshoulderis on the physically-unable-to-perform list
Nevin LawsonCBInjured Reserveankleis on injured reserve
Bill BentleyCBInjured Reservekneeis on injured reserve
LaAdrian WaddleTInjured Reservekneeis on injured reserve
Stephen TullochLBInjured Reservekneeis on injured reserve
Travis LewisLBInjured Reservequadricepsis on injured reserve
Corey HilliardTInjured Reservefootis on injured reserve
Joseph FauriaTEInjured Reserveankleis on injured reserve
Montell OwensRBInjured Reservehamstringis on injured reserve
Nick FairleyDTOutkneeis expected to miss 4-5 weeks
Mohammed SeisayCBQuestionablehamstringis questionable for Sunday's game against Chicago
George JohnsonDEQuestionableillnessis questionable for Sunday's game against Chicago
Don CareySProbableankleis probable for Sunday's game against Chicago
Calvin JohnsonWRProbableankleis probable for Sunday's game against Chicago
Ashlee PalmerLBProbablequadricepis probable for Sunday's game against Chicago

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing Average Drive
PF 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 281 4772 910 5.2 16 6 25 265 323 524 3599 19 10 6.4 182 347 1173 9 3.4 58 Opp 0.0 0:00
Team Defense 238 4204 859 4.9 24 5 36 269 342 530 3311 19 19 5.8 183 290 893 7 3.1 50 Opp 0.0 0:00
Lg Rank Offense 23 17 6 7 22 9 9 17 8 17 26 30 19 30 19 27 27 5 9 12 20
Lg Rank Defense 1 2 8 26 7 30 14 7 2 7 1 1 5 1 31 6 28 2 7 2 3

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 Mon September 8 boxscore W 1-0 New York Giants 35 14 20 417 341 76 16 197 144 53 2
2 Sun September 14 boxscore L 1-1 @ Carolina Panthers 7 24 21 323 253 70 3 20 313 251 62
3 Sun September 21 boxscore W 2-1 Green Bay Packers 19 7 21 353 238 115 3 14 223 147 76 1
4 Sun September 28 boxscore W 3-1 @ New York Jets 24 17 17 360 272 88 17 336 204 132 2
5 Sun October 5 boxscore L 3-2 Buffalo Bills 14 17 13 273 204 69 2 19 343 294 49 1
6 Sun October 12 boxscore W 4-2 @ Minnesota Vikings 17 3 18 255 155 100 15 212 143 69 3
7 Sun October 19 boxscore W 5-2 New Orleans Saints 24 23 21 344 285 59 2 25 408 335 73 2
8 Sun October 26 boxscore W 6-2 @ Atlanta Falcons 22 21 22 385 325 60 1 22 291 213 78 1
9 Bye Week
10 Sun November 9 boxscore W 7-2 Miami Dolphins 20 16 19 351 288 63 1 20 228 178 50 2
11 Sun November 16 boxscore L 7-3 @ Arizona Cardinals 6 14 11 262 164 98 1 18 352 306 46 2
12 Sun November 23 boxscore L 7-4 @ New England Patriots 9 34 21 335 244 91 1 29 439 349 90 1
13 Thu November 27 boxscore W 8-4 Chicago Bears 34 17 28 474 383 91 1 18 269 256 13 2
14 Sun December 7 boxscore W 9-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34 17 22 407 294 113 1 15 233 207 26 3
15 Sun December 14 boxscore W 10-4 Minnesota Vikings 16 14 11 233 153 80 21 360 284 76 2
16 Sun December 21 preview @ Chicago Bears
17 Sun December 28 preview @ Green Bay Packers

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
9 Matthew Stafford 26 QB 14 14 321 522 61.5 3797 19 3.6 10 1.9 73 7.3 7.1 11.8 271.2 87.8 39 225 6.37 6.24 7.0 0 0
6 Sam Martin 24 p 14 14 2 2 100.0 27 0 0.0 0 0.0 24 13.5 13.5 13.5 1.9 118.7 0 0 13.50 13.50 0.0 0 0
Team Total 26.3 14 323 524 61.6 3824 19 3.6 10 1.9 73 7.3 7.2 11.8 273.1 88.0 39 225 6.39 6.27 6.9 0 0
Opp Total 14 342 530 64.5 3588 19 3.6 19 3.6 6.8 5.87 10.5 256.3 81.1 39 277 5.8 5.0 6.9

Rushing & Receiving

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
35 Joique Bell 28 13 13 197 726 6 57 3.7 55.8 15.2 50 32 309 9.7 1 28 2.5 23.8 1035 7 3
21 Reggie Bush 29 RB 9 9 64 224 1 26 3.5 24.9 7.1 43 31 187 6.0 0 28 3.4 20.8 411 1 0
9 Matthew Stafford 26 QB 14 14 35 62 2 10 1.8 4.4 2.5 62 2 7
25 Theo Riddick 23 11 11 20 51 0 9 2.6 4.6 1.8 40 27 272 10.1 3 41 2.5 24.7 323 3 0
38 George Winn 24 4 4 18 68 0 16 3.8 17.0 4.5 68 0 0
45 Jed Collins 28 fb 7 7 6 13 0 3 2.2 1.9 0.9 4 4 33 8.3 1 24 0.6 4.7 46 1 0
15 Golden Tate 26 WR 14 14 5 30 0 13 6.0 2.1 0.4 128 91 1224 13.5 4 73 6.5 87.4 1254 4 1
12 Jeremy Ross 26 fb/WR 14 14 2 -1 0 4 -0.5 -0.1 0.1 32 21 270 12.9 1 59 1.5 19.3 269 1 3
81 Calvin Johnson 29 WR 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 105 61 935 15.3 6 67 5.5 85.0 935 6 0
85 Eric Ebron 21 11 11 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 41 23 210 9.1 1 17 2.1 19.1 210 1 0
10 Corey Fuller 24 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 28 14 212 15.1 1 52 1.4 21.2 212 1 1
87 Brandon Pettigrew 29 TE 7 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 15 10 70 7.0 0 13 1.4 10.0 70 0 0
80 Joseph Fauria 24 6 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 12 6 74 12.3 1 26 1.0 12.3 74 1 0
84 Ryan Broyles 26 3 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 2 25 12.5 0 21 0.7 8.3 25 0 0
42 Isa Abdul-Quddus 26 db/SS/ss 10 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 1 3 3.0 0 3 0.1 0.3 3 0 0
Team Total 26.3 14 347 1173 9 57 3.4 83.8 24.8 511 323 3824 11.8 19 73 23.1 273.1 4997 28 17
Opp Total 14 290 893 7 3.1 63.8 20.7 342 3311 9.7 19 24.4 236.5 4204 26 17

Kick & Punt Returns

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
12 Jeremy Ross 26 fb/WR 14 14 28 248 0 28 8.9 18 458 0 36 25.4 975
Team Total 26.3 14 28 248 0 28 8.9 18 458 0 36 25.4 5703
Opp Total 14 29 256 0 8.8 16 470 0 29.4

Kicking & Punting

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games 0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Scoring 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
6 Sam Martin 24 p 14 14 63 2951 71 0 46.8
5 Matt Prater 30 k 9 9 8 8 2 2 8 6 5 3 23 19 82.6% 17 17 100.0%
3 Nate Freese 24 k 0 3 2 2 1 1 4 7 3 42.9% 6 6 100.0%
5 Alex Henery 27 k 0 2 2 3 1 5 1 20.0% 5 5 100.0%
Team Total 26.3 14 10 10 3 3 14 6 8 4 35 23 65.7% 28 28 100.0% 63 2951 71 0 46.8
Opp Total 14 22 18 81.8% 24 24 100.0% 73 3224 0 44.2

Defense & Fumbles

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
54 DeAndre Levy 27 OLB 14 14 2.5 1 13 0 13 5 104 28 1
59 Tahir Whitehead 24 MLB/mlb/olb 14 14 2 2 0 2 4 59 19
32 James Ihedigbo 31 fs/s/SS/ss 11 11 2.0 4 86 0 70 8 2 1 1 0 0 49 11
27 Glover Quin 28 FS 13 13 6 117 0 56 10 48 14
23 Darius Slay 23 CB/lcb 14 14 2 42 0 40 15 44 12
94 Ezekiel Ansah 25 DE 14 14 7.5 3 0 0 0 0 31 11
90 Ndamukong Suh 27 DT 14 14 6.5 0 0 0 0 2 33 7
31 Rashean Mathis 34 CB/rcb 13 13 1 41 1 41 7 1 0 0 0 0 34 9
93 George Johnson 27 13 13 6.0 0 0 0 0 1 23 5
42 Isa Abdul-Quddus 26 db/SS/ss 10 10 0 0 0 0 2 19 10
55 Stephen Tulloch 29 MLB/mlb 3 3 2.0 15 5
99 C.J. Mosley 31 11 12 2.5 1 0 0 0 0 13 8
57 Josh Bynes 25 9 9 1 17 0 17 1 0 0 1 0 0 15 4
29 Cassius Vaughn 27 olb 10 10 2 70 0 45 5 14 2
91 Jason Jones 28 DE 12 12 4.0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 10 6
52 Darryl Tapp 30 10 10 0.5 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 11 4
92 Devin Taylor 25 10 9 1.0 10 4
98 Nick Fairley 26 DT 8 8 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 8 6
58 Ashlee Palmer 28 olb 8 8 1.5 0 0 0 0 2 8 4
9 Matthew Stafford 26 QB 14 14 0 7 3 -5 0 3 0
26 Don Carey 27 s 7 7 0 0 1 40 1 6 1
45 Jed Collins 28 fb 7 7 0 0 1 0 0 6 0
96 Andre Fluellen 29 5 5 2.0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0
36 Danny Gorrer 28 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 3
39 Mohammed Seisay 24 4 4 5 0
95 Kyle Van Noy 23 4 4 5 0
35 Joique Bell 28 13 13 0 3 2 0 0 2 0
12 Jeremy Ross 26 fb/WR 14 14 0 3 2 0 0 1 1
38 George Winn 24 4 4 3 0
24 Jerome Couplin 23 0 1 2 0
81 Calvin Johnson 29 WR 11 11 2 0
50 Travis Lewis 26 2 2 2 0
49 Julian Stanford 24 2 2 2 0
10 Corey Fuller 24 10 10 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
51 Dominic Raiola 36 C 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
64 Travis Swanson 23 rg 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
15 Golden Tate 26 WR 14 14 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Kellen Davis 29 2 2 1 0
43 Nevin Lawson 23 1 1 1 0
87 Brandon Pettigrew 29 TE 7 7 1 0
97 Caraun Reid 23 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
25 Theo Riddick 23 11 11 1 0
75 Larry Warford 23 RG 1 1 1 0
34 Montell Owens 30 1 1 0 1
67 Rob Sims 31 LG 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 26.3 14 39.0 19 388 1 70 70 10 17 15 35 1 605 177 1
Opp Total 14 39 0 17 5 0 0

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
5 Matt Prater 30 k 9 9 17 19 74
35 Joique Bell 28 13 13 6 1 7 42
81 Calvin Johnson 29 WR 11 11 6 6 36
15 Golden Tate 26 WR 14 14 4 4 24
25 Theo Riddick 23 11 11 3 3 18
3 Nate Freese 24 k 0 3 6 3 15
9 Matthew Stafford 26 QB 14 14 2 2 12
80 Joseph Fauria 24 6 6 1 1 1 8
5 Alex Henery 27 k 0 2 5 1 8
21 Reggie Bush 29 RB 9 9 1 1 6
26 Don Carey 27 s 7 7 1 1 6
45 Jed Collins 28 fb 7 7 1 1 6
85 Eric Ebron 21 11 11 1 1 6
10 Corey Fuller 24 10 10 1 1 6
31 Rashean Mathis 34 CB/rcb 13 13 1 1 6
12 Jeremy Ross 26 fb/WR 14 14 1 1 6
54 DeAndre Levy 27 OLB 14 14 1 2
Team Total 26.3 14 9 19 1 1 30 1 28 23 1 283
Opp Total 14 7 19 24 18 238

Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2014-09-08 NYG W, 35-14 1 67 pass Calvin Johnson 67 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Nate Freese kick)
2 2014-09-08 NYG W, 35-14 1 16 pass Calvin Johnson 16 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Nate Freese kick)
3 2014-09-08 NYG W, 35-14 3 5 rush Matthew Stafford 5 yard rush (Nate Freese kick)
4 2014-09-08 NYG W, 35-14 4 3 rush Joique Bell 3 yard rush (Joseph Fauria pass from Matthew Stafford)
5 2014-09-14 @ CAR L, 7-24 3 1 pass Jed Collins 1 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Nate Freese kick)
6 2014-09-21 GNB W, 19-7 1 40 fumble Don Carey 40 yard fumble return (Nate Freese kick)
7 2014-09-21 GNB W, 19-7 4 26 rush Reggie Bush 26 yard rush (Nate Freese kick)
8 2014-09-28 @ NYJ W, 24-17 2 59 pass Jeremy Ross 59 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Alex Henery kick)
9 2014-09-28 @ NYJ W, 24-17 2 16 pass Eric Ebron 16 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Alex Henery kick)
10 2014-09-28 @ NYJ W, 24-17 4 1 rush Matthew Stafford 1 yard rush (Alex Henery kick)
11 2014-10-05 BUF L, 14-17 1 9 pass Golden Tate 9 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Alex Henery kick)
12 2014-10-05 BUF L, 14-17 2 41 interception Rashean Mathis 41 yard interception return (Alex Henery kick)
13 2014-10-12 @ MIN W, 17-3 1 9 pass Theo Riddick 9 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Matt Prater kick)
14 2014-10-12 @ MIN W, 17-3 4 1 rush Joique Bell 1 yard rush (Matt Prater kick)
15 2014-10-19 NOR W, 24-23 3 1 rush Joique Bell 1 yard rush (Matt Prater kick)
16 2014-10-19 NOR W, 24-23 4 73 pass Golden Tate 73 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Matt Prater kick)
17 2014-10-19 NOR W, 24-23 4 5 pass Corey Fuller 5 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Matt Prater kick)
18 2014-10-26 @ ATL W, 22-21 3 59 pass Golden Tate 59 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Matt Prater kick)
19 2014-10-26 @ ATL W, 22-21 4 5 pass Theo Riddick 5 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (pass failed)
20 2014-11-09 MIA W, 20-16 1 49 pass Calvin Johnson 49 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Matt Prater kick)
21 2014-11-09 MIA W, 20-16 4 11 pass Theo Riddick 11 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Matt Prater kick)
22 2014-11-27 CHI W, 34-17 2 25 pass Calvin Johnson 25 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Matt Prater kick)
23 2014-11-27 CHI W, 34-17 2 1 rush Joique Bell 1 yard rush (Matt Prater kick)
24 2014-11-27 CHI W, 34-17 2 6 pass Calvin Johnson 6 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Matt Prater kick)
25 2014-11-27 CHI W, 34-17 4 1 rush Joique Bell 1 yard rush (Matt Prater kick)
26 2014-12-07 TAM W, 34-17 1 6 pass Calvin Johnson 6 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Matt Prater kick)
27 2014-12-07 TAM W, 34-17 2 1 rush Joique Bell 1 yard rush (Matt Prater kick)
28 2014-12-07 TAM W, 34-17 3 10 pass Joseph Fauria 10 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Matt Prater kick)
29 2014-12-07 TAM W, 34-17 4 5 pass Joique Bell 5 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Matt Prater kick)
30 2014-12-14 MIN W, 16-14 2 7 pass Golden Tate 7 yard pass from Matthew Stafford (Matt Prater kick)

Opponent Touchdown Log

Rk Date Opp Result Quarter Dist Type
1 2014-09-08 NYG L, 14-35 2 1 pass Larry Donnell 1 yard pass from Eli Manning (Josh Brown kick)
2 2014-09-08 NYG L, 14-35 4 1 rush Rashad Jennings 1 yard rush (Josh Brown kick)
3 2014-09-14 @ CAR W, 24-7 3 14 pass Jason Avant 14 yard pass from Cam Newton (Graham Gano kick)
4 2014-09-14 @ CAR W, 24-7 4 2 rush Jonathan Stewart 2 yard rush (Jerricho Cotchery pass from Cam Newton)
5 2014-09-21 GNB L, 7-19 1 10 pass Andrew Quarless 10 yard pass from Aaron Rodgers (Mason Crosby kick)
6 2014-09-28 @ NYJ L, 17-24 3 11 pass Eric Decker 11 yard pass from Geno Smith (Nick Folk kick)
7 2014-09-28 @ NYJ L, 17-24 4 35 rush Chris Johnson 35 yard rush (Nick Folk kick)
8 2014-10-05 BUF W, 17-14 4 2 pass Chris Gragg 2 yard pass from Kyle Orton (Fred Jackson run)
9 2014-10-19 NOR L, 23-24 2 13 pass Austin Johnson 13 yard pass from Drew Brees (Shayne Graham kick)
10 2014-10-19 NOR L, 23-24 3 46 pass Kenny Stills 46 yard pass from Drew Brees (Shayne Graham kick)
11 2014-10-26 @ ATL L, 21-22 1 7 pass Devonta Freeman 7 yard pass from Matt Ryan (Matt Bryant kick)
12 2014-10-26 @ ATL L, 21-22 1 1 pass Bear Pascoe 1 yard pass from Matt Ryan (Matt Bryant kick)
13 2014-10-26 @ ATL L, 21-22 2 1 rush Steven Jackson 1 yard rush (Matt Bryant kick)
14 2014-11-09 MIA L, 16-20 3 3 pass Mike Wallace 3 yard pass from Ryan Tannehill (Caleb Sturgis kick)
15 2014-11-16 @ ARI W, 14-6 1 42 pass Michael Floyd 42 yard pass from Drew Stanton (Chandler Catanzaro kick)
16 2014-11-16 @ ARI W, 14-6 1 12 pass Michael Floyd 12 yard pass from Drew Stanton (Chandler Catanzaro kick)
17 2014-11-23 @ NWE W, 34-9 1 4 pass Tim Wright 4 yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick)
18 2014-11-23 @ NWE W, 34-9 2 3 rush LeGarrette Blount 3 yard rush (Stephen Gostkowski kick)
19 2014-11-23 @ NWE W, 34-9 2 8 pass Tim Wright 8 yard pass from Tom Brady (Stephen Gostkowski kick)
20 2014-11-23 @ NWE W, 34-9 4 1 rush LeGarrette Blount 1 yard rush (Stephen Gostkowski kick)
21 2014-11-27 CHI L, 17-34 1 10 pass Alshon Jeffery 10 yard pass from Jay Cutler (Robbie Gould kick)
22 2014-11-27 CHI L, 17-34 1 6 pass Alshon Jeffery 6 yard pass from Jay Cutler (Robbie Gould kick)
23 2014-12-07 TAM L, 17-34 2 5 pass Mike Evans 5 yard pass from Josh McCown (Patrick Murray kick)
24 2014-12-07 TAM L, 17-34 4 26 pass Mike Evans 26 yard pass from Josh McCown (Patrick Murray kick)
25 2014-12-14 MIN L, 14-16 1 2 rush Matt Asiata 2 yard rush (Blair Walsh kick)
26 2014-12-14 MIN L, 14-16 2 8 pass Greg Jennings 8 yard pass from Teddy Bridgewater (Blair Walsh kick)