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. The Lions played their home games at Pontiac Silverdome. 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

1994 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Wayne Fontes Offensive Coordinator: Dave Levy Defensive Coordinator: Herb Paterra Quarterbacks Coach: Tom Moore 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 General Manager: Chuck Schmidt Director of Pro Scouting: Kevin Colbert College Scout: Thomas Dimitroff, Rick Spielman