1982 Detroit Lions schedule

Season statistics

Offense Defense
Record Playoff record Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs Total yards Pass yards Rush yards Turnovers First downs
4-5-0 0-1 2898 1781 1117 31 180 3088 2059 1029 26 180
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The Detroit Lions' fifty-third season was in 1982, and it was the fifth season Monte Clark served as the head coach of the team. The Lions played their home games at Pontiac Silverdome. They finished the year 4-5-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Washington Redskins 31-7.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Chicago Bears 17-10
Week 2 @ Los Angeles Rams 19-14
Week 11 @ Chicago Bears 17-20
Week 12 New York Giants 6-13
Week 13 New York Jets 13-28
Week 14 @ Green Bay Packers 30-10
Week 15 Minnesota Vikings 31-34
Week 16 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21-23
Week 17 Green Bay Packers 27-24


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Washington Redskins 7-31

1982 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Monte Clark Offensive Coordinator: Ted Marchibroda Defensive Coordinator: Maxie Baughan Quarterbacks Coach: Ted Marchibroda Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Seiple Offensive Line Coach: Fred Hoaglin Tight Ends Coach: Don Doll Offensive Backfield Coach: John Brunner Defensive Line Coach: Ed Khayat Linebackers Coach: Maxie Baughan Defensive Backfield Coach: Mel Phillips Special Teams Coach: Joe Madden Special Assignments Coach: Don Doll Strength and Conditioning Coach: Gary Wade General Manager: Russ Thomas Head Trainer: Kent Falb Assistant Trainer: Joe Recknagel