2011 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
10-6-0 0-1 6749 5194 1555 25 371 6507 4290 2217 36 359
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The Detroit Lions' eighty-second season was in 2011, and it was the third season Jim Schwartz served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 10-6-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the New Orleans Saints 45-28. At the end of the season, Matthew Stafford was awarded with the Comeback Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Preaseason Week 1 Cincinnati Bengals 34-3
Preaseason Week 2 @ Cleveland Browns 30-28
Preaseason Week 3 New England Patriots 34-10
Preaseason Week 4 @ Buffalo Bills 16-6
Week 1 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-20
Week 2 Kansas City Chiefs 48-3
Week 3 @ Minnesota Vikings 26-23
Week 4 @ Dallas Cowboys 34-30
Week 5 Chicago Bears 24-13
Week 6 San Francisco 49ers 19-25
Week 7 Atlanta Falcons 16-23
Week 8 @ Denver Broncos 45-10
Week 9 Bye Week
Week 10 @ Chicago Bears 13-37
Week 11 Carolina Panthers 49-35
Week 12 Green Bay Packers 15-27
Week 13 @ New Orleans Saints 17-31
Week 14 Minnesota Vikings 34-28
Week 15 @ Oakland Raiders 28-27
Week 16 San Diego Chargers 38-10
Week 17 @ Green Bay Packers 41-45


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ New Orleans Saints 28-45


Head Coach: Jim Schwartz Assistant Head Coach: Gunther Cunningham Offensive Coordinator: Scott Linehan Defensive Coordinator: Gunther Cunningham Special Teams Coordinator: Danny Crossman Quarterbacks Coach: Todd Downing Wide Receivers Coach: Shawn Jefferson Offensive Line Coach: George Yarno Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Jeremiah Washburn Running Backs Coach: Sam Gash Tight Ends Coach: Tim Lappano Defensive Line Coach: Kris Kocurek Linebackers Coach: Matt Burke Secondary Coach: Tim Walton Defensive Assistant Coach: Brandon Fisher, Don Clemons Assistant Special Teams Coach: Bradford Banta Offensive Quality Control Coach: Kyle Valero Coordinator of Physical Development: Jason Arapoff Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Ted Rath