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2009 Detroit Lions (NFL) 4th place National Football Conference North Division 2-14-0 .125
Head Coach: Jim Schwartz
Jason ArapoffDirector of Physical Development
Brad BantaAssistant Special Teams
Malcolm BlackenStrength and Conditioning
Matt BurkeLinebackers
Don ClemonsDefensive Quality Control
Gunther CunninghamDefensive Coordinator
Todd DowningOffensive Quality Control
Sam GashRunning Backs
Jeff HortonQuarterbacks
Shawn JeffersonWide Receivers
Bob KarmelowiczDefensive Line
Kris KocurekAssistant Defensive Line
Stan KwanSpecial Teams
Tim LappanoTight Ends
Scott LinehanOffensive Coordinator
Daron RobertsAssistant Secondary
Tim WaltonSecondary
Jeremiah WashburnAssistant Offensive Line
George YarnoOffensive Line
DayDateOpponentScoreLocationVenueAttendanceNotes
Sat8/15/2009HAtlanta Falcons27-26WDetroit, MIFord Field34785
Sat8/22/2009ACleveland Browns10-27LCleveland, OHCleveland Browns Stadium67154
Sat8/29/2009HIndianapolis Colts18-17WDetroit, MIFord Field37011
Thu9/3/2009ABuffalo Bills17-6WOrchard Park, NYRalph Wilson Stadium60877
Sun9/13/2009ANew Orleans Saints27-45LNew Orleans, LALouisiana Superdome69719
Sun9/20/2009HMinnesota Vikings13-27LDetroit, MIFord Field56269
Sun9/27/2009HWashington Redskins19-14WDetroit, MIFord Field40896
Sun10/4/2009AChicago Bears24-48LChicago, ILSoldier Field62192
Sun10/11/2009HPittsburgh Steelers20-28LDetroit, MIFord Field59333
Sun10/18/2009AGreen Bay Packers0-26LGreen Bay, WILambeau Field70801
Sun11/1/2009HSt. Louis Rams10-17LDetroit, MIFord Field40857
Sun11/8/2009ASeattle Seahawks20-32LSeattle, WAQwest Field67003
Sun11/15/2009AMinnesota Vikings10-27LMinneapolis, MNMall of America Field63854
Sun11/22/2009HCleveland Browns38-37WDetroit, MIFord Field43170
Thu11/26/2009HGreen Bay Packers12-34LDetroit, MIFord Field57383
Sun12/6/2009ACincinnati Bengals13-23LCincinnati, OHPaul Brown Stadium62545
Sun12/13/2009ABaltimore Ravens3-48LBaltimore, MDM&T Bank Stadium70673
Sun12/20/2009HArizona Cardinals24-31LDetroit, MIFord Field40577
Sun12/27/2009ASan Francisco 49ers6-20LSan Francisco, CACandlestick Park69732
Sun1/3/2010HChicago Bears23-37LDetroit, MIFord Field56677
Exhibition game. Playoff game. A=Away game. H=Home game. N=Neutral site game. W=Win. L=Loss. T=Tie. OT=Overtime.
NoPlayerPosHtWtAgeCollegeGPGS
92Cliff AvrilRDE-LDE6-325823Purdue1311
76Jeff BackusLOT6-530632Michigan1616
52Darnell BingLB6-222525Long Beach CC; Southern California40
21Aaron BrownRB6-120024Texas Christian152
94Copeland BryanLDE6-424926Arizona51
31Phillip BuchanonRCB5-1018629Miami (Florida)1311
77Gosder CherilusROT6-732325Boston College1515
46Vinny CiurciuLLB6-023629Clemson; Boston College90
60Joe CohenLDT6-231025Florida70
98Landon CohenRDT6-329923Ohio University144
11Daunte CulpepperQB6-426032Central Florida85
91Chartric DarbyDT6-028034South Carolina State20
26Louis DelmasFS5-1120222Western Michigan1515
57Jordon DizonRLB6-023023Colorado160
38DeMarcus FagginsCB5-1018030Navarro JC; Kansas State20
45Jerome FeltonFB6-024623Furman138
16Yamon FigursWR5-1118126Garden City CC; Kansas State30
82Casey FitzSimmonsTE6-425829Carroll (Montana)121
96Andre FluellenLDT-LDE6-230024Florida State143
49Zack FollettLLB6-123622California120
55Larry FooteMLB6-023729Michigan1414
18Eric FowlerWR6-319825Grand Valley State30
65Dylan GandyROG-C6-329827Texas Tech155
47Dan GronkowskiTE6-525524Maryland20
4Jason HansonK5-1118639Washington State160
2Nick HarrisP6-221831California160
89Will HellerTE6-626528Georgia Tech169
32Anthony HenryLCB-RCB6-020533South Florida146
79Sammie Lee HillRDT6-432923Stillman1312
23Kevin HobbsRCB6-018826Texas Southern; Auburn142
58Nathan HodelLONG6-224432Illinois10
97Jason HunterLDE-RDE-LB6-426426Appalachian State149
90Grady JacksonLDT6-233236Hinds CC; Knoxville1513
41Will JamesLCB-RCB6-020030Michigan; Youngstown State; Western Illinois1614
68Jon JansenROT-LOG6-630633Michigan112
17Adam JenningsWR5-917827Fresno State10
80Bryant JohnsonWR6-321428Penn State1616
81Calvin JohnsonWR6-523724Georgia Tech1414
29Eric KingRCB5-1018727Wake Forest41
54DeAndre LevyRLB-MLB6-123722Wisconsin1610
70Daniel LoperLOG-ROG6-632027Texas Tech85
40Marquand ManuelSS-SS6-021030Florida96
83Michael MatthewsWR-TE6-427026Georgia Tech30
67/75Turk McBrideLDE-RDE6-227824Tennessee114
25Marcus McCauleyCB6-120326Fresno State10
28Maurice MorrisRB5-1120830Fresno CC; Oregon143
48Don MuhlbachLONG6-426428Texas A&M150
85Jake NordinTE6-326225Northern Illinois41
86Dennis NorthcuttWR5-1117332Arizona162
24Kalvin PearsonSS5-1019631Morehouse; Grambling State120
35Cedric PeermanRB5-921123Virginia20
66Stephen PetermanROG6-432327Louisiana State99
59Julian PetersonLLB6-323831Valley Forge Military Academy JC; Michigan State1614
84Brandon PettigrewTE6-526524Oklahoma State1111
51Dominic RaiolaC6-129631Nebraska1616
63Manny RamirezLOG6-332626Texas Tech1312
74Ephraim SalaamOT6-730233San Diego State50
30Ko SimpsonSS6-120226South Carolina85
50Ernie SimsRLB6-022725Florida State118
39DeAngelo SmithCB-SS5-1119823Cincinnati71
34Kevin SmithRB6-121723Central Florida1313
44Terrelle SmithFB6-024731Arizona State80
9Matthew StaffordQB6-322721Georgia1010
16John StandefordWR6-420327Purdue20
5Drew StantonQB6-322925Michigan State31
99Dewayne WhiteRDE-LDT6-227330Louisville105
25Marvin WhiteSS6-120026Kilgore JC; Texas Christian106
12Derrick WilliamsWR5-1119723Penn State110
42Jack WilliamsCB5-918424Kent State10
36Brian WitherspoonCB5-1017924Stillman10
33Jahi Word-DanielsCB6-019423Georgia Tech20
DRAFT LISTRoundOverallPosCollegeNotes
Matthew Stafford11QBGeorgia
Brandon Pettigrew120TEOklahoma Statefrom DAL
Louis Delmas233DBWestern Michigan
DeAndre Levy376LBWisconsinfrom NO/NYJ
Derrick Williams382WRPenn Statefrom DAL
Sammie Lee Hill4115DTStillmanfrom WAS/NYJ
Aaron Brown6192RBTexas Christianfrom DAL
Lydon Murtha7228OTNebraskafrom NYJ
Zack Follett7235LBCaliforniafrom ATL/DEN
Dan Gronkowski7255TEMaryland
OFFENSIVE PLAYSPLAYSRUSHPASSYDSRUSH YDSPASS YDSFDTDFLINT
Jeff Backus103841062848161640317625925732
Dominic Raiola103841062848161640317625925732
Bryant Johnson96836060845211437308424021732
Gosder Cherilus91936755242191407281222621628
Calvin Johnson82232449838721313255920219626
Manny Ramirez73429444034881169231918718521
Matthew Stafford6512504013063948211516819420
Will Heller60326334026971006169114715117
Kevin Smith5902493412557913164413913222
Stephen Peterman5792333462571914165714813315
Dennis Northcutt5101523582269612165713212321
Brandon Pettigrew5012013002370768160213315317
Dylan Gandy36314921416746351039826411
Daniel Loper329110219161043511758412215
Maurice Morris3261242021638595104380749
Daunte Culpepper284113171125244281069416
Jerome Felton270155115130264166179822
Jon Jansen1938111289837252651515
Casey FitzSimmons1654412187016270840515
Derrick Williams134379760015444632413
Aaron Brown114417361219042234423
Drew Stanton103475650125025122226
Terrelle Smith75512429718611117000
Jake Nordin59322731817414411111
Dan Gronkowski175127919604000
John Standeford15411191451001
Yamon Figurs103713-2152001
Eric Fowler716376311111
Brian Witherspoon101-30-30010
DEFENSIVE PLAYSPLAYSRUSHPASSYDSRUSHYDSPASSYDSFDTDFLINT
Julian Peterson90043346752931891340226847118
Louis Delmas8923775155187153836492674398
Will James8743754995603177638272603877
Larry Foote86939747252781755352326944109
DeAndre Levy6623263363844130825361973564
Cliff Avril6352853503945130826371872567
Phillip Buchanon6152453704020119328271922277
Sammie Lee Hill5422822603178118719911632983
Jason Hunter5092702393072126218101563261
Ernie Sims4632212422846109917471503153
Marvin White435216219257293416381251853
Andre Fluellen420149271245745520021262226
Grady Jackson4072391682474124512291303042
Anthony Henry366162204208570313821121653
Landon Cohen363166197221580014151142231
Dewayne White351131220211952915901121763
Marquand Manuel329146183218065415261071543
Turk McBride322134188188745114361021823
Ko Simpson29111217917995551244841033
Kevin Hobbs220271931518135138377814
Joe Cohen19710691104235968359841
Jordon Dizon17467107819147672511022
Copeland Bryan118397975821854043702
Kalvin Pearson107594869223345938802
Eric King9228645544850630611
DeAngelo Smith689593843934520232
DeMarcus Faggins341618201521498000
Zack Follett2416811529867300
Chartric Darby181175224285200
Stephen Peterman422-101-112210
Vinny Ciurciu3213122200
Darnell Bing1010000000
Calvin Johnson101130131000
Jack Williams110272701000
SCORING BY QUARTERS1st2nd3rd4thOT
Team Totals80635168
Opponents Totals88158127121
TEAM STATSTOP1ST DOWNSRushingPassingPenalty3RD DOWN EFFICIENCY4TH DOWN EFFICIENCYPENYDS
Team Totals28:57281821683184/234 35.9%7/26 26.9%98768
Opponents Totals31:03332952132485/210 40.5%10/15 66.7%113944
SCORINGTDX1X1APCTX2X2AFGFGAPCTSAFPTS
Jason Hanson02525100.000212875.0088
Kevin Smith5000000132
Calvin Johnson5000000130
Will Heller3000000018
Bryant Johnson3000000018
Louis Delmas2000000114
Maurice Morris2001100014
Brandon Pettigrew2000000012
Matthew Stafford2000100012
Aaron Brown100000006
Will James100000006
Dennis Northcutt100000006
Drew Stanton100000006
Daunte Culpepper000010000
Team Totals282525100.013212875.02262
Opponents Totals575555100.012313491.21494
FIELD GOALSMADEATTPCT1-1920-2930-3940-4950+
Jason Hanson212875.00/05/58/97/101/4
Team Totals212875.00/05/58/97/101/4
Opponents Totals313491.20/013/1410/117/81/1
RUSHINGATTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
Kevin Smith2177473.431436203
Maurice Morris933844.164t214111
Aaron Brown271314.91907000
Matthew Stafford201085.42126100
Daunte Culpepper18915.13205102
Calvin Johnson77310.41905000
Jerome Felton15463.11007000
Drew Stanton9333.71112000
Derrick Williams144.0400000
Kalvin Pearson111.0100001
Yamon Figurs1-2-2.0-200000
Team Totals40916164.064t982517
Opponents Totals45820254.46118951859
PASSINGATTCOMPCTINCYDSY/ATTY/COMLGTDTD%INTINT%TSYLNYPFDG20+G40+RTG
Matthew Stafford37720153.315622676.011.375t133.4205.324169209811126661.0
Daunte Culpepper1578956.7629456.010.63831.963.814107838458064.8
Drew Stanton512651.0192595.110.03000.0611.8527232125026.1
Team Totals58531654.023734715.911.075t162.7325.543303316816839658.1
Opponents Totals54537168.116543998.111.968356.491.72615042492135417107.0
RECEIVINGTARRECPCTYDSAVGLGTDFDG20+G40+FUM
Calvin Johnson1376748.998414.775t5461543
Kevin Smith574171.941510.163116310
Bryant Johnson873540.241711.936323600
Dennis Northcutt633555.635710.247118510
Brandon Pettigrew543055.634611.530220301
Will Heller502958.029610.224317300
Maurice Morris382668.42108.11907000
Casey FitzSimmons271866.71287.11205001
Jerome Felton171376.513310.22705300
Aaron Brown15960.0849.326t15100
Derrick Williams13646.2528.71902000
Jake Nordin3266.72613.01402000
Terrelle Smith4250.073.5400000
Yamon Figurs2150.077.0701000
John Standeford3133.355.0501000
Dan Gronkowski3133.344.0400000
Team Totals57331655.1347111.075t161683965
Opponents Totals37168.1439911.9683521354173
INTERCEPTIONSINTYDSAVGLGTD
Louis Delmas213065.0101t1
Will James24120.538t1
Anthony Henry22613.0260
Ko Simpson188.080
DeAndre Levy155.050
Dewayne White100.000
Team Totals921023.3101t2
Opponents Totals3250815.961t3
PUNTINGNOYDSAVGLGBLTBI20OBDNRYDSNYDSNET
Nick Harris74317442.956052077354272036.8
Team Totals74317442.956052077354272036.8
Opponents Totals66287843.6640434233256538.9
PUNT RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
Dennis Northcutt22151898.6430112
Phillip Buchanon40 348.5180001
Brian Witherspoon20105.090000
Team Totals28152338.3430113
Opponents Totals41143548.6450
KICKOFFSNOYDSAVGOBTBRETRETYTDOSAOSR
Jason Hanson63397063.014571348120
Nick Harris15454.00015000
Team Totals64402462.914581353120
Team Totals1060.0199620500
KICKOFF RETURNSNOFCYDSAVGLGTDG20+G40+FUM
Aaron Brown42095122.68702140
Derrick Williams42093122.23402800
Dennis Northcutt306622.0340200
Brian Witherspoon407218.0310100
Casey FitzSimmons101010.0100000
Adam Jennings1088.080000
Zack Follett20126.0100000
Jerome Felton1000.000000
Team Totals960205021.48705242
Opponents Totals580135323.3102t1
SACKSNOYDS
Cliff Avril5.537.5
Jason Hunter5.027.0
Julian Peterson4.522.0
Larry Foote2.011.0
Andre Fluellen1.510.5
Turk McBride1.55.0
Phillip Buchanon1.015.0
Copeland Bryan1.06.0
Joe Cohen1.04.0
Jordon Dizon1.02.0
Louis Delmas1.02.0
Team Totals26.0150.0
Opponents Totals43.0303.0
FUMBLESNOLOSTOWNOPPRECYDSTD
Darnell Bing0001100
Phillip Buchanon1010100
Daunte Culpepper40404-80
Louis Delmas00011651
Jordon Dizon0001100
Casey FitzSimmons1100000
Zack Follett0001100
Larry Foote0001100
Sammie Lee Hill0002200
Jason Hunter0002200
Calvin Johnson3200000
DeAndre Levy1120200
Maurice Morris1010100
Dennis Northcutt2110100
Kalvin Pearson1000000
Julian Peterson0001110
Brandon Pettigrew1010100
Manny Ramirez0100000
Ko Simpson0001100
Ernie Sims0001100
Kevin Smith3200000
Matthew Stafford4120200
Drew Stanton1100000
Dewayne White0001150
Derrick Williams2110100
Team Totals259141327631
Opponents Totals2614119200
DEFENSETKLTTTADTDASTTSTAMTMAPDQHTFLFFBL
Larry Foote99702970290000431110
Louis Delmas9465296328210083700
DeAndre Levy8561245524600053710
Julian Peterson7548274827000048350
Will James73581554154000140100
Marvin White5139123311610060000
Ernie Sims4932173217000010200
Anthony Henry46388358300070000
Phillip Buchanon43385375100040220
Cliff Avril4127142614100039530
Kevin Hobbs3724131912510012010
Marquand Manuel36306296100020010
Jason Hunter342772770000311900
Grady Jackson3220122012000001211
Ko Simpson30264264000040100
Jordon Dizon29218127910001110
Turk McBride2717101310400006210
Sammie Lee Hill2614121412000001000
Landon Cohen21147147000001400
Kalvin Pearson20155102530000000
Andre Fluellen189999000004200
DeAngelo Smith1610663430010000
Zack Follett106402620000000
Joe Cohen96363000001100
Dewayne White86262000031101
Eric King76141200011000
Casey FitzSimmons76100511000000
Don Muhlbach65100510000010
Copeland Bryan54121200001100
Vinny Ciurciu54100410000000
Bryant Johnson55000005000000
DeMarcus Faggins44040000000000
Darnell Bing44000400000000
Jeff Backus43100003100000
Dennis Northcutt43100003100000
Nick Harris32100210000000
Jake Nordin22000200000000
Jerome Felton22000101000000
Dominic Raiola22000101000000
Derrick Williams22000101000000
Calvin Johnson22000002000000
Stephen Peterman22000002000000
Kevin Smith22000002000000
Aaron Brown10100010000000
Yamon Figurs11000100000000
Jason Hanson11000100000000
Adam Jennings11000100000000
Brandon Pettigrew10100010000000
Jahi Word-Daniels11000100000000
Gosder Cherilus11000001000000
Dylan Gandy10100000100000
Daniel Loper11000001000000
Maurice Morris10100000100000
Manny Ramirez11000001000000
Matthew Stafford11000001000000
Drew Stanton11000001000000
Daunte Culpepper00000000000000
Chartric Darby00000000000000
Eric Fowler00000000000000
Dan Gronkowski00000000000000
Will Heller00000000000000
Nathan Hodel00000000000000
Jon Jansen00000000000000
Michael Matthews00000000000000
Marcus McCauley00000000000000
Cedric Peerman00000000000000
Ephraim Salaam00000000000000
Terrelle Smith00000000000000
John Standeford00000000000000
Jack Williams00000000000000
Brian Witherspoon00000000000000
Team Totals10917913006752789018264715762182
Opponents Totals101279521766618611331160909390190
PENALTIESTotalDeclinedAcceptedYDSYdsNullifiedFD
Cliff Avril8176002
Brandon Pettigrew8175550
Landon Cohen7164904
Gosder Cherilus61531430
Louis Delmas6155603
Jeff Backus50536250
Dominic Raiola5054540
Will Heller51430260
Jason Hunter4044103
Manny Ramirez4131820
Calvin Johnson41320-360
Sammie Lee Hill3031003
DeAngelo Smith3031000
Julian Peterson3122902
Stephen Peterman3121000
Dylan Gandy20215180
Daunte Culpepper2022600
Kevin Hobbs2022501
Marvin White2022302
Will James2022101
Marquand Manuel2022001
Ernie Sims2021001
Matthew Stafford2021000
Turk McBride202700
Daniel Loper202600
Jon Jansen2111000
Casey FitzSimmons211900
Larry Foote211500
Jake Nordin211500
Derrick Williams220000
Kalvin Pearson1016210
Zack Follett10110110
Kevin Smith10115-10
Dennis Northcutt1011020
Maurice Morris1011000
Phillip Buchanon101501
Jerome Felton101500
Nick Harris101500
John Standeford101500
DeMarcus Faggins110000
Andre Fluellen110000
Anthony Henry110000
Dewayne White110000
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