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2014 Detroit Lions

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8-4-0, Currently 2nd place in NFC North Division  · 2014 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.4, Offense: -4.1, Defense: 6.5, SoS: 0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 231 points (19.2/g), 24th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 207 points (17.2/g), 1st.
 Differential of 24 points (2.0/g), 16th.  Expected W-L: 6.8-5.2.

Coach: Jim Caldwell (8-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Lombardi
 Defensive Coordinator: Teryl Austin

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

Starters

Hide Non-primary Starters · ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Matthew Stafford 26 5 12 278 for 460, 3,333 yards, 15 td, 10 int, & 31 rushes for 62 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 2009
RB Reggie Bush 29 8 7 53 rushes for 191 yards, 1 td, & 26 catches for 169 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 2006
WR Calvin Johnson 29 7 9 49 catches for 724 yards, 5 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2007
WR Jeremy Ross 26 3 10 21 catches for 270 yards, 1 td, & 1 rush for -5 yards and 0 td
WR Golden Tate 26 4 12 80 catches for 1,136 yards, 3 td, & 3 rushes for 25 yards and 0 td Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 60th pick / 2010
TE Brandon Pettigrew 29 5 9 10 catches for 70 yards, 0 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 2009
LT Riley Reiff 26 2 11 Detroit Lions / 1st / 23rd pick / 2012
LG Rob Sims 31 8 12 1 fumble recovered Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 128th pick / 2006
C Dominic Raiola 36 13 12 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
RG Larry Warford 23 1 9 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 65th pick / 2013
rt Garrett Reynolds 27 5 4 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 156th pick / 2009
 Defensive Starters
DE Ezekiel Ansah 25 1 12 Detroit Lions / 1st / 5th pick / 2013
DE Jason Jones 28 6 12 Tennessee Titans / 2nd / 54th pick / 2008
DT Nick Fairley 26 3 8 Detroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 2011
DT Ndamukong Suh 27 4 12 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2010
OLB DeAndre Levy 27 5 12 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 76th pick / 2009
mlb Stephen Tulloch 29 8 3 Tennessee Titans / 4th / 116th pick / 2006
CB Rashean Mathis 34 11 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Jacksonville Jaguars / 2nd / 39th pick / 2003
CB Darius Slay 23 1 12 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 36th pick / 2013
ss Isa Abdul-Quddus 26 3 4
FS Glover Quin 28 5 12 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 4th / 112th pick / 2009

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
42 Isa Abdul-Quddus 26 S 12 4 330 6-2 Fordham 12/4/1988 3
94 Ezekiel Ansah 25 DE 12 12 271 6-5 BYU 5/29/1989 1 Detroit Lions / 1st / 5th pick / 2013
74 Rodney Austin 26 G 0 311 6-4 Elon 12/4/1988 2
35 Joique Bell 28 RB 11 5 220 5-11 Wayne State (MI) 8/4/1986 4
28 Bill Bentley 25 CB 1 0 176 5-10 Dodge City CC; Louisiana-Lafayette 5/16/1989 2 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 85th pick / 2012
84 Ryan Broyles 26 WR 5 0 192 5-10 Oklahoma 4/9/1988 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 54th pick / 2012
21 Reggie Bush 29 RB 7 7 200 6-0 USC 3/2/1985 8 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 2006
57 Josh Bynes 25 LB 9 0 239 6-1 Auburn 8/24/1989 3
26 Don Carey 27 DB 9 2 186 5-11 Norfolk St. 2/14/1987 4 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 177th pick / 2009
45 Jed Collins 28 FB 12 2 255 6-1 Washington St. 3/3/1986 3
85 Eric Ebron 21 TE 9 3 250 6-4 North Carolina 4/10/1993 Rook Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 2014
98 Nick Fairley 26 DT 8 8 291 6-5 Auburn 1/23/1988 3 Detroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 2011
80 Joseph Fauria 24 TE 6 0 259 6-7 UCLA 1/16/1990 1
96 Andre Fluellen 29 DT 4 0 285 6-2 Florida St. 3/7/1985 6 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 87th pick / 2008
10 Corey Fuller 24 WR 12 2 204 6-2 Virginia Tech 6/23/1990 1 Detroit Lions / 6th / 171st pick / 2013
78 Corey Hilliard 29 T 1 0 315 6-5 Oklahoma St. 4/26/1985 7 New England Patriots / 6th / 209th pick / 2007
32 James Ihedigbo 31 DB 9 9 202 6-1 Massachusetts 12/3/1983 6
81 Calvin Johnson 29 WR 9 9 239 6-5 Georgia Tech 9/29/1985 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2007
93 George Johnson 27 DE 12 0 265 6-4 Rutgers 12/11/1987 3
91 Jason Jones 28 DT 12 12 272 6-5 East. Michigan 5/23/1986 6 Tennessee Titans / 2nd / 54th pick / 2008
13 T.J. Jones 22 WR 0 188 6-0 Notre Dame 7/19/1992 Rook Detroit Lions / 6th / 189th pick / 2014
43 Nevin Lawson 23 CB 2 0 190 5-10 Utah St. 4/23/1991 Rook Detroit Lions / 4th / 133rd pick / 2014
54 DeAndre Levy 27 LB 12 12 230 6-2 Wisconsin 3/26/1987 5 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 76th pick / 2009
50 Travis Lewis 26 OLB 2 0 246 6-1 Oklahoma 1/15/1988 2 Detroit Lions / 7th / 223rd pick / 2012
77 Cornelius Lucas 23 T 11 1 328 6-9 Kansas State 7/18/1991 Rook
6 Sam Martin 24 P 12 0 Appalachian St. 2/27/1990 1 Detroit Lions / 5th / 165th pick / 2013
31 Rashean Mathis 34 DB 12 12 200 6-1 Bethune-Cookman 8/27/1980 11 Jacksonville Jaguars / 2nd / 39th pick / 2003
17 Kellen Moore 25 QB 0 197 6-0 Boise St. 7/12/1989 2
C.J. Mosley 22 ILB 234 6-2 Alabama 6/19/1992 Rook Baltimore Ravens / 1st / 17th pick / 2014
48 Don Muhlbach 33 C 12 0 262 6-5 Texas A&M 8/17/1981 10
8 Dan Orlovsky 31 QB 0 230 6-5 Connecticut 8/18/1983 9 Detroit Lions / 5th / 145th pick / 2005
34 Montell Owens 30 RB 3 0 219 5-10 Maine 5/4/1984 8
58 Ashlee Palmer 28 LB 12 4 223 6-1 Mississippi 4/7/1986 5
87 Brandon Pettigrew 29 TE 10 9 257 6-5 Oklahoma St. 2/23/1985 5 Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 2009
5 Matt Prater 30 K 7 0 180 5-10 Central Florida 8/10/1984 7
69 Xavier Proctor 24 DL 0 272 6-6 NC Central 11/1/1990 1
27 Glover Quin 28 DB 12 12 201 5-10 New Mexico 1/15/1986 5 Houston Texans / 4th / 112th pick / 2009
51 Dominic Raiola 36 C 12 12 295 6-1 Nebraska 12/30/1978 13 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
97 Caraun Reid 23 DT 12 0 302 6-2 Princeton 11/23/1991 Rook Detroit Lions / 5th / 158th pick / 2014
71 Riley Reiff 26 OT 11 11 313 6-6 Iowa 12/1/1988 2 Detroit Lions / 1st / 23rd pick / 2012
70 Garrett Reynolds 27 T 8 4 310 6-7 North Carolina 7/1/1987 5 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 156th pick / 2009
25 Theo Riddick 23 RB 10 1 201 5-10 Notre Dame 5/4/1991 1 Detroit Lions / 6th / 199th pick / 2013
12 Jeremy Ross 26 WR 12 10 213 5-11 California 3/16/1988 3
39 Mohammed Seisay 24 CB 4 4 200 6-2 Nebraska 5/22/1990 Rook
67 Rob Sims 31 G 12 12 320 6-3 Ohio St. 12/6/1983 8 Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 128th pick / 2006
23 Darius Slay 23 CB 12 12 192 6-0 Mississippi St. 1/1/1991 1 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 36th pick / 2013
9 Matthew Stafford 26 QB 12 12 230 6-2 Georgia 2/7/1988 5 Detroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 2009
49 Julian Stanford 24 LB 10 0 229 6-1 Wagner 9/2/1990 2
90 Ndamukong Suh 27 DT 12 12 307 6-4 Nebraska 1/6/1987 4 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2010
64 Travis Swanson 23 C 12 3 312 6-5 Arkansas 1/30/1991 Rook Detroit Lions / 3rd / 76th pick / 2014
52 Darryl Tapp 30 DE 12 0 255 6-1 Virginia Tech 9/13/1984 8 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 63rd pick / 2006
15 Golden Tate 26 WR 12 12 195 5-11 Notre Dame 8/2/1988 4 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 60th pick / 2010
92 Devin Taylor 25 DE 12 0 266 6-7 South Carolina 11/15/1989 1 Detroit Lions / 4th / 132nd pick / 2013
55 Stephen Tulloch 29 LB 3 3 230 5-11 North Carolina St. 1/1/1985 8 Tennessee Titans / 4th / 116th pick / 2006
95 Kyle Van Noy 23 OLB 4 0 243 6-3 BYU 3/26/1991 Rook Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 2014
29 Cassius Vaughn 27 DB 9 3 195 5-11 Mississippi 11/3/1987 4
66 LaAdrian Waddle 23 T 8 8 330 6-6 Texas Tech 7/21/1991 1
75 Larry Warford 23 OG 9 9 332 6-3 Kentucky 6/18/1991 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 65th pick / 2013
79 Larry Webster 24 DE 0 252 6-6 Bloomsburg 2/14/1990 Rook Detroit Lions / 4th / 136th pick / 2014
59 Tahir Whitehead 24 OLB 12 11 233 6-2 Temple 4/2/1990 2 Detroit Lions / 5th / 138th pick / 2012
38 George Winn 24 RB 8 0 218 5-11 Cincinnati 11/10/1990 1
Team Total 26.3 12 241.2 6-1.9 3.4