Detroit Lions at Atlanta Falcons 15 to 36

Sunday, December 22, 2002, Week 16

The Detroit Lions played the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta on Sunday, December 22, 2002, Week 16 of the 2002 season. The Falcons won by a score of 36-15. With this game, the Falcons finished the season 5-3-0 at home, while the Lions finished 0-8-0 on the road for the 2002 season.


Detroit Lions offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
208 121 87 3 12

Coaches

Head Coach: Marty Mornhinweg Offensive Coordinator: Maurice Carthon Defensive Coordinator: Kurt Schottenheimer Special Teams Coordinator: Chuck Priefer Quarterbacks Coach: Kevin Higgins Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Kirksey Offensive Line Coach: Carl Mauck Running Backs Coach: Maurice Carthon Tight Ends Coach: Sean Kugler Special Assistant-Offense: Sherman Lewis Offensive Assistant Coach: Mike McHugh Defensive Line Coach: Charles Haley Linebackers Coach: Glenn Pires Defensive Backs Coach: Ray Horton Assistant Defensive Line Coach: John Marshall Defensive Nickel Package Coach: Dick Selcer Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons Special Teams Assistant Coach: Kevin O'Dea Quality Control Coach: Don Clemons, Mike McHugh Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jason Arapoff Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Malcolm Blacken Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Mondray Gee Staff Counsel: Martin Mayhew Senior Director of Football Administration: Martin Mayhew Advance Scout: Kevin O'Dea


Atlanta Falcons offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
533 336 197 2 27

Coaches

Head Coach: Dan Reeves Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips Quarterbacks Coach: Jack Burns Wide Receivers Coach: Mike Johnson Offensive Line Coach: Pete Mangurian Running Backs Coach: Ollie Wilson Tight Ends Coach: James Daniel Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Warren "Rennie" Simmons Offensive Quality Control Coach: Ed West Defensive Line Coach: Bill Johnson Linebackers Coach: Bill Davis Secondary Coach: Emmitt Thomas Defensive Assistant Coach: Dennis Allen Special Teams Coach: Joe DeCamillis Quality Control Coach: Dennis Allen Assistant to the Head Coach: Marvin Crosby Bass Strength and Conditioning Coach: Al Miller Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Rocky Colburn Owner: Arthur Blank Pro Personnel: Marvin Crosby Bass Pro Scout: Les Snead Assistant Athletic Trainer: Tom Reed