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2014 Detroit Lions

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5-2-0, Currently 1st place in NFC North Division  · 2014 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.0, Offense: -4.9, Defense: 6.9, SoS: -3.0, avg is 0.0.

Scored 140 points (20.0/g), 25th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 105 points (15.0/g), 2nd.
 Differential of 35 points (5.0/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 4.6-2.4.

Coach: Jim Caldwell (5-2-0)
 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 Player Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Matthew Stafford 26 5 7 159 for 252, 1,891 yards, 9 td, 6 int, & 23 rushes for 36 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 2009
RB Reggie Bush 29 8 6 49 rushes for 171 yards, 1 td, & 25 catches for 164 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 2006
WR Calvin Johnson 29 7 5 22 catches for 348 yards, 2 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2007
WR Golden Tate 26 4 7 48 catches for 649 yards, 2 td, & 1 rush for 4 yards and 0 td Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 60th pick / 2010
TE Brandon Pettigrew 29 5 7 9 catches for 68 yards, 0 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 2009
LT Riley Reiff 26 2 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 23rd pick / 2012
LG Rob Sims 31 8 7 Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 128th pick / 2006
C Dominic Raiola 36 13 7 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
RG Larry Warford 23 1 7 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 65th pick / 2013
RT Garrett Reynolds 27 5 3 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 156th pick / 2009
 Defensive Starters
DE Ezekiel Ansah 25 1 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 5th pick / 2013
DE Jason Jones 28 6 7 Tennessee Titans / 2nd / 54th pick / 2008
DT Nick Fairley 26 3 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 2011
DT Ndamukong Suh 27 4 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2010
OLB DeAndre Levy 27 5 7 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 76th pick / 2009
MLB Stephen Tulloch 29 8 3 2.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tennessee Titans / 4th / 116th pick / 2006
CB Rashean Mathis 34 11 7 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Jacksonville Jaguars / 2nd / 39th pick / 2003
CB Darius Slay 23 1 7 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 36th pick / 2013
SS Isa Abdul-Quddus 26 3 3
FS Glover Quin 28 5 7 0.0 sacks, 3 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 4th / 112th pick / 2009

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+)
No. Player Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
42 Isa Abdul-Quddus 26 S 7 3 330 6-2 Fordham 12/4/1988 3
94 Ezekiel Ansah 25 DE 7 7 271 6-5 BYU 5/29/1989 1 Detroit Lions / 1st / 5th pick / 2013
35 Joique Bell 28 RB 6 1 220 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 4 0 192 5-10 Oklahoma 4/9/1988 2 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 54th pick / 2012
21 Reggie Bush 29 RB 6 6 200 6-0 USC 3/2/1985 8 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 2006
57 Josh Bynes 25 LB 4 0 239 6-1 Auburn 8/24/1989 3
26 Don Carey 27 DB 4 1 186 5-11 Norfolk St. 2/14/1987 4 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 177th pick / 2009
45 Jed Collins 28 FB 7 1 255 6-1 Washington St. 3/3/1986 3
Kellen Davis 29 TE 259 6-6 Michigan St. 10/11/1985 6 Chicago Bears / 5th / 158th pick / 2008
85 Eric Ebron 21 TE 6 1 250 6-4 North Carolina 4/10/1993 Rook Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 2014
98 Nick Fairley 26 DT 7 7 291 6-5 Auburn 1/23/1988 3 Detroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 2011
80 Joseph Fauria 24 TE 3 0 259 6-7 UCLA 1/16/1990 1
10 Corey Fuller 24 WR 7 1 204 6-2 Virginia Tech 6/23/1990 1 Detroit Lions / 6th / 171st pick / 2013
36 Danny Gorrer 28 DB 5 0 173 6-0 Texas A&M 6/1/1986 5
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 4 4 202 6-1 Massachusetts 12/3/1983 6
81 Calvin Johnson 29 WR 5 5 239 6-5 Georgia Tech 9/29/1985 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2007
93 George Johnson 27 DE 7 0 265 6-4 Rutgers 12/11/1987 3
91 Jason Jones 28 DT 7 7 272 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 7 7 230 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 6 0 328 6-9 Kansas State 7/18/1991 Rook
6 Sam Martin 24 P 7 0 Appalachian St. 2/27/1990 1 Detroit Lions / 5th / 165th pick / 2013
31 Rashean Mathis 34 DB 7 7 200 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 7 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 7 3 223 6-1 Mississippi 4/7/1986 5
87 Brandon Pettigrew 29 TE 7 7 257 6-5 Oklahoma St. 2/23/1985 5 Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 2009
5 Matt Prater 30 K 2 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 7 7 201 5-10 New Mexico 1/15/1986 5 Houston Texans / 4th / 112th pick / 2009
51 Dominic Raiola 36 C 7 7 295 6-1 Nebraska 12/30/1978 13 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
97 Caraun Reid 23 DT 7 0 302 6-2 Princeton 11/23/1991 Rook Detroit Lions / 5th / 158th pick / 2014
71 Riley Reiff 26 OT 7 7 313 6-6 Iowa 12/1/1988 2 Detroit Lions / 1st / 23rd pick / 2012
70 Garrett Reynolds 27 T 4 3 310 6-7 North Carolina 7/1/1987 5 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 156th pick / 2009
25 Theo Riddick 23 RB 5 0 201 5-10 Notre Dame 5/4/1991 1 Detroit Lions / 6th / 199th pick / 2013
12 Jeremy Ross 26 WR 7 6 213 5-11 California 3/16/1988 3
39 Mohammed Seisay 24 CB 2 2 200 6-2 Nebraska 5/22/1990 Rook
67 Rob Sims 31 G 7 7 320 6-3 Ohio St. 12/6/1983 8 Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 128th pick / 2006
23 Darius Slay 23 CB 7 7 192 6-0 Mississippi St. 1/1/1991 1 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 36th pick / 2013
9 Matthew Stafford 26 QB 7 7 230 6-2 Georgia 2/7/1988 5 Detroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 2009
49 Julian Stanford 24 LB 5 0 229 6-1 Wagner 9/2/1990 2
90 Ndamukong Suh 27 DT 7 7 307 6-4 Nebraska 1/6/1987 4 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2010
64 Travis Swanson 23 C 7 0 312 6-5 Arkansas 1/30/1991 Rook Detroit Lions / 3rd / 76th pick / 2014
52 Darryl Tapp 30 DE 7 0 255 6-1 Virginia Tech 9/13/1984 8 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 63rd pick / 2006
15 Golden Tate 26 WR 7 7 195 5-11 Notre Dame 8/2/1988 4 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 60th pick / 2010
92 Devin Taylor 25 DE 7 0 266 6-7 South Carolina 11/15/1989 1 Detroit Lions / 4th / 132nd pick / 2013
82 Jordan Thompson 25 TE 1 1 248 6-4 Ohio 7/12/1989 Rook
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 0 243 6-3 BYU 3/26/1991 Rook Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 2014
29 Cassius Vaughn 27 DB 4 1 195 5-11 Mississippi 11/3/1987 4
66 LaAdrian Waddle 23 T 4 4 330 6-6 Texas Tech 7/21/1991 1
75 Larry Warford 23 OG 7 7 332 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 7 6 233 6-2 Temple 4/2/1990 2 Detroit Lions / 5th / 138th pick / 2012
38 George Winn 24 RB 3 0 218 5-11 Cincinnati 11/10/1990 1
Team Total 26.3 7 240.1 6-1.9 3.5