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Detroit Lions are a professional American football team based in Detroit, Michigan. They are members of the North Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL), and play their home games at Ford Field in Downtown Detroit. Originally based in Portsmouth, Ohio and called the Portsmouth Spartans, the team began play in 1929 as an independent professional team, one of many such teams in the Ohio and Scioto River valleys. Detroit Lions have won four NFL Championships, the last in 1957, giving the club the second-longest NFL championship drought behind the Arizona Cardinals.




Detroit Lions Current Roster

QUARTERBACKS

14 Shaun Hill
 5Thaddeus Lewis
17 Kellen Moore
 9Matthew Stafford

RUNNING BACKS

35 Joique Bell
44 Jahvid Best
21 Reggie Bush
45 Shaun Chapas FB
25 Mikel Leshoure
40 Steven Miller
34 Montell Owens FB
41 Theo Riddick

WIDE RECEIVERS

16 Terrence Austin
84 Ryan Broyles
13 Nate Burleson
18 Kris Durham
83 Patrick Edwards
10 Corey Fuller
81 Calvin Johnson
15 Micheal Spurlock
11 Devin Thomas
19 Mike Thomas
12 Matthew Willis
 1Cody Wilson

TIGHT ENDS

47 Joseph Fauria
87 Brandon Pettigrew
85 Tony Scheffler
-- Matt Veldman
89 Michael Williams

OFFENSIVE LINEMEN

74 Rodney Austin G
70 Jason Fox T
65 Dylan Gandy C
73 Derek Hardman G
64 Leroy Harris G
78 Corey Hilliard T
72 Austin Holtz T
62 Darren Keyton G
61 Bill Nagy G
51 Dominic Raiola C
71 Riley Reiff T
60 Jake Scott G
67 Rob Sims G
66 LaAdrian Waddle T
75 Larry Warford G

DEFENSIVE LINEMEN

94 Ezekiel Ansah DE
68 Braylon Broughton DE
98 Nick Fairley DT
77 Israel Idonije DE
91 Jason Jones DE
97 Ronnell Lewis DE
96 C. J. Mosley DT
64 Spencer Nealy DE
95 Ogemdi Nwagbuo DT
63 Jimmy Saddler-McQueen DT
90 Ndamukong Suh DT
92 Devin Taylor DE
79 Willie Young DE

LINEBACKERS

53 Alex Elkins OLB
53 Cory Greenwood MLB
57 Brandon Hepburn MLB
54 DeAndre Levy OLB
50 Travis Lewis OLB
52 Carmen Messina MLB
49 Jon Morgan MLB
58 Ashlee Palmer OLB
55 Stephen Tulloch MLB
59 Tahir Whitehead OLB

DEFENSIVE BACKS

31 Ron Bartell CB
28 Bill Bentley CB
32 Don Carey SS
26 Louis Delmas FS
36 Jonte Green CB
33 Chris Greenwood CB
43 Chris Hope SS
23 Chris Houston CB
46 D. J. Johnson CB
24 Tyrell Johnson SS
38 DeQuan Menzie CB
47 Martavius Neloms FS
27 Glover Quin SS
39 Ricardo Silva SS
30 Darius Slay CB
42 Amari Spievey SS
34 Ross Weaver CB
29 John Wendling FS

SPECIAL TEAMS

 2David Akers K
 8Blake Clingan P
 6Sam Martin P
48 Don Muhlbach LS
 3Havard Rugland K

RESERVE LISTS

Currently vacant


Rookies in italics
Roster updated June 26, 2013




Detroit Lions Preseason and Regular Season Schedule

Preseason

Week Date Opponent team and Venue/Stadium Time/Result
1 Fri, Aug 9 Vs New York Jets@ NY Jets ---- Win 26 - 17 7:30 pm EDT
2 Thu, Aug 15 Vs Cleveland Browns @ Cleveland ---- Lost 6 - 24 7:30 pm EDT
3 Thu, Aug 22 Vs New England Patriots@ New England ---- Win 40 - 9 7:30 pm EDT
4 Thu, Aug 29 Vs Buffalo Bills @ Buffalo ---- Win 35 - 13 7:00 pm EDT

Regular Season

Week Date Opponent team and Venue/Stadium Time/Result
1 Sun, Sep 8 Vs Minnesota Vikings@ Minnesota ---- Win 34 - 24 1:00 pm EDT
2 Sun, Sep 15 Vs Arizona Cardinals @ Arizona ---- Lost 21 - 25 4:05 pm EDT
3 Sun, Sep 22 Vs Washington Redskins @ Washington 1:00 pm EDT
4 Sun, Sep 29 Vs Chicago Bears@ Chicago 1:00 pm EDT
5 Sun, Oct 6 Vs Green Bay Packers @ Green Bay 1:00 pm EDT
6 Sun, Oct 13 Vs Cleveland Browns @ Cleveland 1:00 pm EDT
7 Sun, Oct 20 Vs Cincinnati Bengals@ Cincinnati 1:00 pm EDT
8 Sun, Oct 27 Vs Dallas Cowboys@ Dallas 1:00 pm EDT
9 Bye
10 Sun, Nov 10 Vs Chicago Bears @ Chicago 1:00 pm EST
11 Sun, Nov 17 Vs Pittsburgh Steelers @ Pittsburgh 1:00 pm EST
12 Sun, Nov 24 Vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers@ Tampa Bay 1:00 pm EST
13 Thu, Nov 28 Vs Green Bay Packers@ Green Bay 12:30 pm EST
14 Sun, Dec 8 Vs Philadelphia Eagles @ Philadelphia 1:00 pm EST
15 Mon, Dec 16 Vs Baltimore Ravens@ Baltimore 8:40 pm EST
16 Sun, Dec 22 Vs New York Giants@ NY Giants 4:05 pm EST
17 Sun, Dec 29 Vs Minnesota Vikings @ Minnesota 1:00 pm EST

Detroit Lions staff

FRONT OFFICE

Owner/Chairman - William Clay Ford, Sr.
Vice Chairman - William Clay Ford, Jr.
President - Tom Lewand
Executive Vice President of Football Operations/General Manager - Martin Mayhew
Senior Personnel Executive - James Harris
Vice President of Football Operations - Cedric Saunders
Vice President of Pro Personnel - Sheldon White
Director of College Scouting - Scott McEwen
Assistant Director of College Scouting/National Scout - Lance Newmark
Assistant Director of Pro Personnel - Miller McCalmon
Assistant Director of Pro Personnel - Charlie Sanders

HEAD COACHES

Head Coach - Jim Schwartz

OFFENSIVE COACHES

Offensive Coordinator - Scott Linehan
Quarterbacks - Todd Downing
Running Backs - Curtis Modkins
Wide Receivers - Tim Lappano
Tight Ends - Bobby Johnson
Offensive Line - Jeremiah Washburn
Offensive Quality Control - Kyle Valero

DEFENSIVE COACHES

Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator - Gunther Cunningham
Defensive Line - Kris Kocurek
Linebackers - Matt Burke
Assistant Linebackers - Bradford Banta
Secondary - Marcus Robertson
Defensive Assistant - Jim Washburn
Defensive Assistant - Brandon Fisher

SPECIAL TEAMS COACHES

Special Teams Coordinator - John Bonamego
Quality Control/Special Teams - Evan Rothstein

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

Coordinator of Physical Development - Jason Arapoff
Assistant Strength and Conditioning - Ted Rath




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