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. The Lions played their home games at Ford Field. 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

2011 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

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 Running Backs Coach: Sam Gash Tight Ends Coach: Tim Lappano Assistant Offensive Line Coach: Jeremiah Washburn Offensive Quality Control Coach: Kyle Valero 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 Coordinator of Physical Development: Jason Arapoff Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Ted Rath General Manager: Martin Mayhew