Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers 21 to 31

Sunday, December 28, 2008, Week 17

The Detroit Lions played the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay on Sunday, December 28, 2008, Week 17 of the 2008 season. The Packers won by a score of 31-21. The Lions continued their winless season, now with a record of 0-16-0. The Packers swept the Lions for the 2008 season. With this game, the Packers finished the season 4-4-0 at home, while the Lions finished 0-8-0 on the road for the 2008 season.

The Lions finished the season with a record of 0-16-0, the worst record in the league for the 2008 season. The Packers finished the regular season with a record of 6-10-0. Five coaches were fired from from the Lions after the game: Rod Marinelli: Head Coach; Joe Barry: Defensive Coordinator; Joe Cullen: Defensive Line Coach; Jimmy Lake: Secondary Coach; Mike Barry: Assistant Offensive Line Coach.

Detroit Lions offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
316 220 96 2 19


Head Coach: Rod Marinelli Assistant Head Coach: Kippy Brown Offensive Coordinator: Jim Colletto Defensive Coordinator: Joe Barry Offensive Pass Game Coordinator: Kippy Brown Quarterbacks Coach: Scot Loeffler Wide Receivers Coach: Shawn Jefferson Running Backs Coach: Sam Gash Tight Ends Coach: Pat Carter Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Mike Barry Offensive Assistant Coach: Eric Sutulovich Defensive Line Coach: Joe Cullen Linebackers Coach: Phil Snow Secondary Coach: Jimmy Lake Assistant Secondary Coach: Clayton Lopez Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons Special Teams Coach: Stan Kwan Assistant Special Teams Coach: Bradford Banta Coordinator of Physical Development: Jason Arapoff Strength and Conditioning Coach: Malcolm Blacken Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Kevin Tolbert General Manager: Martin Mayhew Director of Football Operations: Cedric Saunders

Green Bay Packers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
484 273 211 1 20


Head Coach: Mike McCarthy Assistant Head Coach: Winston Moss Offensive Coordinator: Joe Philbin Defensive Coordinator: Bob Sanders Special Teams Coordinator: Mike Stock Quarterbacks Coach: Tom Clements Wide Receivers Coach: Jimmy Robinson Offensive Line Coach: James Campen Running Backs Coach: Edgar Bennett Tight Ends Coach: Ben McAdoo Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Jerry Fontenot Offensive Quality Control Coach: Ty Knott Defensive Ends Coach: Carl Hairston Defensive Tackles Coach: Robert Nunn Linebackers Coach: Winston Moss Cornerbacks Coach: Lionel Washington Defensive Backs Coach: Kurt Schottenheimer Defensive Nickel Package Coach: Lionel Washington Defensive Quality Control Coach: Joe Whitt Jr. Special Teams Assistant Coach: Shawn Slocum Strength and Conditioning Coach: Rock Gullickson Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Mark Lovat Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Mondray Gee General Manager: Ted Thompson Director of Football Operations: John Schneider Assistant Director of Pro Personnel: Tim Terry National Football Scouting Representative: Richmond Williams College Scout: Lenny McGill Central Plains Scout: Jon-Eric Sullivan College Scouting Coordinator: Danny Mock Video Assistant: Mike Halbach Coaching Administrator: Scott McCurley