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2014 Detroit Lions

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11-5-0, Finished 2nd in NFC North Division  · 2014 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 2.1, Offense: -3.2, Defense: 5.2, SoS: -0.4, avg is 0.0.

Scored 321 points (20.1/g), 22nd of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 282 points (17.6/g), 3rd.
 Differential of 39 points (2.4/g), 13th.  Expected W-L: 9.2-6.8.

Coach: Jim Caldwell (11-5-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Joe Lombardi
 Defensive Coordinator: Teryl Austin
 Other Notable Asst.: Gunther Cunningham (Sr. Coaching Assistant) and Bill Sheridan (Linebackers)

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 16 363 for 602, 4,257 yards, 22 td, 12 int, & 43 rushes for 93 yards and 2 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 2009
RB Reggie Bush 29 8 9 76 rushes for 297 yards, 2 td, & 40 catches for 253 yards and 0 td New Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 2006
WR Calvin Johnson* 29 7 13 71 catches for 1,077 yards, 8 td Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2007
WR Jeremy Ross 26 3 13 24 catches for 314 yards, 1 td, & 2 rushes for -1 yards and 0 td
WR Golden Tate* 26 4 16 99 catches for 1,331 yards, 4 td, & 5 rushes for 30 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 15 1 fumble recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 23rd pick / 2012
LG Rob Sims 31 8 16 1 fumble recovered Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 128th pick / 2006
C Dominic Raiola 36 13 15 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
RG Larry Warford 23 1 13 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 65th pick / 2013
RT LaAdrian Waddle 23 1 10
 Defensive Starters
LDT Nick Fairley 26 3 8 1.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 2011
LDT C.J. Mosley 31 9 8 2.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 191st pick / 2005
RDE Jason Jones 28 6 16 5.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Tennessee Titans / 2nd / 54th pick / 2008
RDE Ndamukong Suh*+ 27 4 16 8.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2010
MLB Tahir Whitehead 24 2 15 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 5th / 138th pick / 2012
RLB DeAndre Levy 27 5 16 2.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 3rd / 76th pick / 2009
LCB Darius Slay 23 1 16 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Detroit Lions / 2nd / 36th pick / 2013
RCB Rashean Mathis 34 11 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Jacksonville Jaguars / 2nd / 39th pick / 2003
SS James Ihedigbo 31 6 13 2.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered
FS Glover Quin* 28 5 16 0.0 sacks, 7 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 25 16 4 200 6-1 Fordham 8/3/1989 3 2
94 Ezekiel Ansah 25 16 16 271 6-5 BYU 5/29/1989 1 9 Detroit Lions / 1st / 5th pick / 2013
35 Joique Bell 28 rb 15 6 220 5-11 Wayne State (MI) 8/4/1986 4 8
28 Bill Bentley 25 1 0 176 5-10 Dodge City CC; Louisiana-Lafayette 5/16/1989 2 0 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 85th pick / 2012
84 Ryan Broyles 26 5 0 192 5-10 Oklahoma 4/9/1988 2 0 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 54th pick / 2012
21 Reggie Bush 29 RB 11 9 200 6-0 USC 3/2/1985 8 4 New Orleans Saints / 1st / 2nd pick / 2006
57 Josh Bynes 25 13 0 239 6-1 Auburn 8/24/1989 3 2
26 Don Carey 27 13 3 186 5-11 Norfolk St. 2/14/1987 4 2 Cleveland Browns / 6th / 177th pick / 2009
45 Jed Collins 28 16 2 255 6-1 Washington St. 3/3/1986 3 0
24 Jerome Couplin 23 8 0 215 6-2 William & Mary 8/31/1991 Rook 0
89 Kellen Davis 29 6 0 259 6-6 Michigan St. 10/11/1985 6 0 Chicago Bears / 5th / 158th pick / 2008
85 Eric Ebron 21 te 13 7 250 6-4 North Carolina 4/10/1993 Rook 2 Detroit Lions / 1st / 10th pick / 2014
98 Nick Fairley 26 LDT 8 8 291 6-5 Auburn 1/23/1988 3 4 Detroit Lions / 1st / 13th pick / 2011
80 Joseph Fauria 24 7 0 259 6-7 UCLA 1/16/1990 1 1
96 Andre Fluellen 29 8 0 285 6-2 Florida St. 3/7/1985 6 1 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 87th pick / 2008
3 Nate Freese 24 3 0 192 5-11 Boston Col. 8/18/1990 Rook -1 Detroit Lions / 7th / 229th pick / 2014
10 Corey Fuller 24 16 2 204 6-2 Virginia Tech 6/23/1990 1 2 Detroit Lions / 6th / 171st pick / 2013
36 Danny Gorrer 28 6 0 173 6-0 Texas A&M 6/1/1986 5 0
5 Alex Henery 27 2 0 178 6-1 Nebraska 8/18/1987 3 -1 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 120th pick / 2011
78 Corey Hilliard 29 1 0 315 6-5 Oklahoma St. 4/26/1985 7 0 New England Patriots / 6th / 209th pick / 2007
32 James Ihedigbo 31 SS 13 13 202 6-1 Massachusetts 12/3/1983 6 6
81 Calvin Johnson* 29 WR 13 13 239 6-5 Georgia Tech 9/25/1985 7 9 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2007
93 George Johnson 27 16 0 265 6-4 Rutgers 12/11/1987 3 3
91 Jason Jones 28 RDE 16 16 272 6-5 East. Michigan 5/23/1986 6 7 Tennessee Titans / 2nd / 54th pick / 2008
43 Nevin Lawson 23 2 0 190 5-10 Utah St. 4/23/1991 Rook 0 Detroit Lions / 4th / 133rd pick / 2014
54 DeAndre Levy 27 RLB 16 16 230 6-2 Wisconsin 3/26/1987 5 14 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 76th pick / 2009
50 Travis Lewis 26 2 0 246 6-1 Oklahoma 1/15/1988 2 0 Detroit Lions / 7th / 223rd pick / 2012
77 Cornelius Lucas 23 15 3 328 6-9 Kansas State 7/18/1991 Rook 2
6 Sam Martin 24 16 0 Appalachian St. 2/27/1990 1 3 Detroit Lions / 5th / 165th pick / 2013
31 Rashean Mathis 34 RCB 16 16 200 6-1 Bethune-Cookman 8/27/1980 11 6 Jacksonville Jaguars / 2nd / 39th pick / 2003
99 C.J. Mosley 31 LDT 15 8 314 6-2 Missouri 8/6/1983 9 5 Minnesota Vikings / 6th / 191st pick / 2005
48 Don Muhlbach 33 16 0 262 6-5 Texas A&M 8/17/1981 10 1
47 Nate Ness 28 1 0 190 6-1 Arizona 9/5/1986 4 0
34 Montell Owens 30 3 0 219 5-10 Maine 5/4/1984 8 0
58 Ashlee Palmer 28 llb 16 5 223 6-1 Mississippi 4/7/1986 5 3
87 Brandon Pettigrew 29 TE 14 9 257 6-5 Oklahoma St. 2/23/1985 5 1 Detroit Lions / 1st / 20th pick / 2009
5 Matt Prater 30 11 0 180 5-10 Central Florida 8/10/1984 7 2
27 Glover Quin* 28 FS 16 16 201 5-10 New Mexico 1/15/1986 5 11 Houston Texans / 4th / 112th pick / 2009
51 Dominic Raiola 36 C 15 15 295 6-1 Nebraska 12/30/1978 13 7 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 50th pick / 2001
97 Caraun Reid 23 12 0 302 6-2 Princeton 11/23/1991 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 5th / 158th pick / 2014
71 Riley Reiff 26 LT 15 15 313 6-6 Iowa 12/1/1988 2 7 Detroit Lions / 1st / 23rd pick / 2012
70 Garrett Reynolds 27 10 4 310 6-7 North Carolina 7/1/1987 5 3 Atlanta Falcons / 5th / 156th pick / 2009
25 Theo Riddick 23 14 2 201 5-10 Notre Dame 5/4/1991 1 3 Detroit Lions / 6th / 199th pick / 2013
12 Jeremy Ross 26 WR 16 13 213 5-11 California 3/16/1988 3 3
39 Mohammed Seisay 13 0 202 6-1 Nebraska Rook 0
39 Mohammed Seisay 24 4 5 200 6-2 Nebraska 5/22/1990 Rook 2
67 Rob Sims 31 LG 16 16 320 6-3 Ohio St. 12/6/1983 8 7 Seattle Seahawks / 4th / 128th pick / 2006
23 Darius Slay 23 LCB 16 16 192 6-0 Mississippi St. 1/1/1991 1 6 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 36th pick / 2013
9 Matthew Stafford* 26 QB 16 16 230 6-2 Georgia 2/7/1988 5 12 Detroit Lions / 1st / 1st pick / 2009
49 Julian Stanford 24 14 0 229 6-1 Wagner 9/2/1990 2 1
90 Ndamukong Suh*+ 27 RDE 16 16 307 6-4 Nebraska 1/6/1987 4 17 Detroit Lions / 1st / 2nd pick / 2010
64 Travis Swanson 23 rg 16 5 312 6-5 Arkansas 1/30/1991 Rook 3 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 76th pick / 2014
52 Darryl Tapp 30 16 0 255 6-1 Virginia Tech 9/13/1984 8 2 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 63rd pick / 2006
15 Golden Tate* 26 WR 16 16 195 5-11 Notre Dame 8/2/1988 4 11 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 60th pick / 2010
92 Devin Taylor 25 16 0 266 6-7 South Carolina 11/15/1989 1 2 Detroit Lions / 4th / 132nd pick / 2013
24 Josh Thomas 25 1 0 196 5-10 Buffalo 5/3/1989 3 0 Dallas Cowboys / 5th / 143rd pick / 2011
82 Jordan Thompson 25 2 0 248 6-4 Ohio 7/12/1989 Rook 0
55 Stephen Tulloch 29 3 3 230 5-11 North Carolina St. 1/1/1985 8 2 Tennessee Titans / 4th / 116th pick / 2006
95 Kyle Van Noy 23 8 0 243 6-3 BYU 3/26/1991 Rook 1 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 40th pick / 2014
29 Cassius Vaughn 27 llb 13 5 195 5-11 Mississippi 11/3/1987 4 3
66 LaAdrian Waddle 23 RT 10 10 330 6-6 Texas Tech 7/21/1991 1 4
75 Larry Warford 23 RG 13 13 332 6-3 Kentucky 6/18/1991 1 6 Detroit Lions / 3rd / 65th pick / 2013
59 Tahir Whitehead 24 MLB 16 15 233 6-2 Temple 4/2/1990 2 8 Detroit Lions / 5th / 138th pick / 2012
38 George Winn 24 12 0 218 5-11 Cincinnati 11/10/1990 1 0
Team Total 25.9 16 237.8 6-1.8 3.3