1994 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
9-7-0 0-1 5173 3097 2076 24 289 5741 3801 1940 23 344
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The Detroit Lions' sixty-fifth season was in 1994, and it was the sixth season Wayne Fontes served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 9-7-0 in the regular season but they lost their first playoff game to the Green Bay Packers 16-12. At the end of the season, Barry Sanders was awarded with the AP Offensive Player of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Atlanta Falcons 31-28
Week 2 @ Minnesota Vikings 3-10
Week 3 @ Dallas Cowboys 20-17
Week 4 New England Patriots 17-23
Week 5 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14-24
Week 6 San Francisco 49ers 21-27
Week 8 Chicago Bears 21-16
Week 9 @ New York Giants 28-25
Week 10 @ Green Bay Packers 30-38
Week 11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 14-9
Week 12 @ Chicago Bears 10-20
Week 13 Buffalo Bills 35-21
Week 14 Green Bay Packers 34-31
Week 15 @ New York Jets 18-7
Week 16 Minnesota Vikings 41-19
Week 17 @ Miami Dolphins 20-27


Week Opponent Score Notes
Wild Card Round @ Green Bay Packers 12-16


Head Coach: Wayne Fontes Offensive Coordinator: Tom Moore, Dave Levy Defensive Coordinator: Herb Paterra Wide Receivers Coach: Charlie Sanders Offensive Line Coach: Paul T. Boudreau Running Backs Coach: Billie Matthews Tight Ends Coach: Dave Jaumotte Defensive Line Coach: Lamar Leachman Linebackers Coach: Howard Tippett Outside Linebackers Coach: Don Clemons Defensive Backs Coach: John Fontes Defensive Assistant Coach: Bert Hill Special Teams Coach: Steve Kazor Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bert Hill Director of Pro Scouting: Kevin Colbert College Scout: Thomas Dimitroff