Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints 13 to 12

Saturday, December 24, 2005, Week 16

The Detroit Lions played the New Orleans Saints in Detroit on Saturday, December 24, 2005, Week 16 of the 2005 season. The Lions won by a score of 13-12. With this game, the Saints finished the season 1-7-0 at home.


Detroit Lions offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
279 208 71 1 14

Coaches

Head Coach: Steve Mariucci Interim Head Coach: Dick Jauron Offensive Coordinator: Ted Tollner Defensive Coordinator: Dick Jauron Special Teams Coordinator: Chuck Priefer Quarterbacks Coach: Greg Olson Wide Receivers Coach: Fred Graves Offensive Line Coach: Pat Morris Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Sean Kugler Running Backs Coach: Tom Rathman Tight Ends Coach: Sean Kugler, Andy Sugarman Offensive Assistant Coach: Adam Gase Defensive Line Coach: Larry Brooks Linebackers Coach: Johnny Holland Defensive Backs Coach: George Catavolos Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons, Phil Snow Assistant Special Teams Coach: Stan Kwan Assistant to the Head Coach: Kevin Lartigue Coaching Assistant: Shawn Jefferson Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jason Arapoff, Malcolm Blacken Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Mondray Gee Scouting Assistant: Adam Gase


New Orleans Saints offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
273 226 47 1 19

Coaches

Head Coach: Jim Haslett Offensive Coordinator: Mike Sheppard Defensive Coordinator: Rick Venturi Special Teams Coordinator: Al Everest Associate Head Coach: Jack Henry Running Game Coordinator: Jack Henry Tight Ends Coach: Bob Palcic Offensive Assistant Coach: Chip Beake Defensive Line Coach: John Pease Secondary Coach: Willy Robinson Senior Defensive Assistant Coach: Willy Robinson Defensive Assistant Coach: Greg Brown Quality Control Coach: Chip Beake Strength and Conditioning Coach: Rock Gullickson Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Adam Bailey General Manager: Mickey Loomis Executive Vice President: Mickey Loomis Owner: Tom Benson