2003 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
5-11-0 0-0 4262 2924 1338 28 250 5360 3578 1782 28 298
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The Detroit Lions' seventy-fourth season was in 2003, playing their home games at Ford Field. During the offseason they hired Steve Mariucci to lead the team. During his time in the NFL he was head coach for six years. They finished the season 5-11-0, 5-3-0 at home and 0-8-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 Arizona Cardinals 42-24
Week 2 @ Green Bay Packers 6-31
Week 3 Minnesota Vikings 13-23
Week 4 @ Denver Broncos 16-20
Week 5 @ San Francisco 49ers 17-24
Week 7 Dallas Cowboys 7-38
Week 8 @ Chicago Bears 16-24
Week 9 Oakland Raiders 23-13
Week 10 Chicago Bears 12-10
Week 11 @ Seattle Seahawks 14-35
Week 12 @ Minnesota Vikings 14-24
Week 13 Green Bay Packers 22-14
Week 14 San Diego Chargers 7-14
Week 15 @ Kansas City Chiefs 17-45
Week 16 @ Carolina Panthers 14-20
Week 17 St. Louis Rams 30-20

2003 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Steve Mariucci Offensive Coordinator: Sherman Lewis Defensive Coordinator: Kurt Schottenheimer Special Teams Coordinator: Chuck Priefer Quarterbacks Coach: Kevin Higgins Wide Receivers Coach: Bobby Williams Offensive Line Coach: Carl Mauck Running Backs Coach: Tom Rathman Tight Ends Coach: Sean Kugler Offensive Assistant Coach: Andy Sugarman Defensive Line Coach: George Dyer Linebackers Coach: Richard Smith Defensive Backs Coach: Ray Horton Defensive Assistant Coach: Johnny Holland, Don Clemons Special Teams Assistant Coach: Kevin O'Dea Assistant to the Head Coach: Kevin Lartigue Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jason Arapoff Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach: Malcolm Blacken Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Mondray Gee Staff Counsel: Martin Mayhew General Manager: Matt Millen Senior Vice President of Football Administration: Martin Mayhew Scouting Assistant: Adam Gase