Detroit Lions at Pittsburgh Steelers 21 to 35

Sunday, January 1, 2006, Week 17

The Detroit Lions played the Pittsburgh Steelers in Pittsburgh on Sunday, January 1, 2006, Week 17 of the 2005 season. The Steelers won by a score of 35-21. With this game, the Steelers finished the season 5-3-0 at home, while the Lions finished 2-6-0 on the road for the 2005 season.

The Steelers finished the season with a record of 11-5-0, while the Lions finished the season at 5-11-0.

Detroit Lions offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
308 203 105 2 16


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 Running Backs Coach: Tom Rathman Tight Ends Coach: Sean Kugler, Andy Sugarman Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Sean Kugler 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 Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Mondray Gee General Manager: Matt Millen Assistant General Manager: Martin Mayhew Scouting Assistant: Adam Gase

Pittsburgh Steelers offense

Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
331 132 199 2 20


Head Coach: Bill Cowher Assistant Head Coach: Russ Grimm Offensive Coordinator: Ken Whisenhunt Defensive Coordinator: Dick LeBeau Quarterbacks Coach: Mark Whipple Wide Receivers Coach: Bruce Arians Offensive Line Coach: Russ Grimm Running Backs Coach: Dick Hoak Tight Ends Coach: James Daniel Offensive Assistant Coach: Matt Raich Defensive Line Coach: John Mitchell Linebackers Coach: Keith Butler Defensive Backs Coach: Darren Perry Assistant Defensive Backs Coach: Ray Horton Defensive Assistant Coach: Lou Spanos Special Teams Coach: Kevin Spencer Conditioning Coordinator: Chet Fuhrman Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Marcel Pastoor Conditioning Assistant Coach: Marcel Pastoor General Manager: Kevin Colbert Director of Football Operations: Kevin Colbert Player Development: Ray Jackson Assistant Athletic Trainer: Ryan Grove