1991 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
12-4-0 1-1 5513 3427 2086 33 323 5667 3693 1974 40 338
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The Detroit Lions' sixty-second season was in 1991, and it was the third season Wayne Fontes served as the head coach of the team. They finished the year 12-4-0 in the regular season and 1-1 in the playoffs, eventually losing to the Washington Redskins 41-10. At the end of the season, Wayne Fontes was awarded with the Coach of the Year award.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Washington Redskins 0-45
Week 2 Green Bay Packers 23-14
Week 3 Miami Dolphins 17-13
Week 4 @ Indianapolis Colts 33-24
Week 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-3
Week 6 Minnesota Vikings 24-20
Week 8 @ San Francisco 49ers 3-35
Week 9 Dallas Cowboys 34-10
Week 10 @ Chicago Bears 10-20
Week 11 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21-30
Week 12 Los Angeles Rams 21-10
Week 13 @ Minnesota Vikings 34-14
Week 14 Chicago Bears 16-6
Week 15 New York Jets 34-20
Week 16 @ Green Bay Packers 21-17
Week 17 @ Buffalo Bills 17-14


Week Opponent Score Notes
Divisional Round Dallas Cowboys 38-6
Conference Championship @ Washington Redskins 10-41


Head Coach: Wayne Fontes Offensive Coordinator: Dave Levy Defensive Coordinator: Woody Widenhofer Quarterbacks Coach: Raymond Berry Wide Receivers Coach: Charlie Sanders Offensive Line Coach: Jerry Wampfler Running Backs Coach: Billie Matthews Defensive Line Coach: Lamar Leachman Inside Linebackers Coach: Herb Paterra Defensive Backfield Coach: Len Fontes Defensive Assistant Coach: Bert Hill, Don Clemons Special Teams Coach: Frank Gansz Strength and Conditioning Coach: Bert Hill Director of Pro Scouting: Kevin Colbert Coaching Intern: Dave Jaumotte