2001 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
2-14-0 0-0 4994 3596 1398 38 289 5521 3528 1993 22 321
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The Detroit Lions' seventy-second season was in 2001, playing their home games at Pontiac Silverdome. During the offseason they hired Marty Mornhinweg to lead the team. Mornhinweg previously was the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach of the San Francisco 49ers and had six years of coaching experience in the NFL. They finished the season 2-14-0, 2-6-0 at home and 0-8-0 on the road.


Week Opponent Score Notes
Week 1 @ Green Bay Packers 6-28
Week 2 @ Cleveland Browns 14-24
Week 4 St. Louis Rams 0-35
Week 5 @ Minnesota Vikings 26-31
Week 6 Tennessee Titans 24-27
Week 7 Cincinnati Bengals 27-31
Week 8 @ San Francisco 49ers 13-21
Week 9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17-20
Week 10 @ Arizona Cardinals 38-45
Week 11 Green Bay Packers 27-29
Week 12 @ Chicago Bears 10-13
Week 13 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 12-15
Week 14 Minnesota Vikings 27-24
Week 15 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 14-47
Week 16 Chicago Bears 0-24
Week 17 Dallas Cowboys 15-10

2001 Detroit Lions Coaching Staff

Head Coach: Marty Mornhinweg Defensive Coordinator: Vince Tobin Special Teams Coordinator: Chuck Priefer Quarterbacks Coach: Kevin Higgins Wide Receivers Coach: Larry Kirksey Offensive Line Coach: Carl Mauck Running Backs Coach: Maurice Carthon Tight Ends Coach: Sean Kugler Offensive Assistant Coach: Mike McHugh Offensive Quality Control Coach: John Misciagna Defensive Line Coach: Bill Young Linebackers Coach: Glenn Pires Defensive Secondary Coach: Dick Selcer Assistant Defensive Line Coach: Charles Haley Pass Rush Specialist: Charles Haley Defensive Assistant Coach: Don Clemons Quality Control Coach: Don Clemons, Mike McHugh Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jason Arapoff, Bert Hill, Malcolm Blacken Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach: Mondray Gee Staff Counsel: Martin Mayhew General Manager: Matt Millen Senior Director of Football Administration: Martin Mayhew Minority Coaching Fellowship: Ty Knott Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship: Ty Knott, Tim Duffie, Terry Grier, Jimmy Williams